The Buder Center works with a variety of research centers, organizations and professionals who are committed to meaningful research with and for Native communities. Some of our partners include:
Center for Mental Health Services Research (CMHSR)
The Center for Mental Health Services Research (CMHSR), through its national network of research partners, works with social service and mental health agencies to build a base of evidence to address the challenges of delivering mental health services to vulnerable populations.
Center for Social Development (CSD)
The Center for Social Development (CSD) undertakes domestic and international research testing social innovations and uses evidence to inform policy and practice. The center is well known for innovations in asset building for family security and development.
Center for Violence Injury Prevention (CVIP)
The Center for Violence Injury Prevention (CVIP) promotes healthy young families and healthy young adults by advancing evidence-based, real-world strategies to prevent child maltreatment, intimate partner violence, sexual violence and suicide attempts.
Health Communications Research Lab (HCRL)
The Health Communications Research Laboratory (HCRL) is one of the leading centers in the U.S. dedicated to the research, development and dissemination of health communication programs that enhance the health of individuals and populations.
Social Systems Design Lab (SSDL)
The Social Systems Design Lab (SSDL) advances the science and application of system dynamics in organizations and communities. The SSDL specializes in developing participatory methods and workshops for engaging communities an organizations to design innovative solutions in complex social systems using casual maps and formal models with computer simulation.
Washington University has offered outstanding continuing education and professional programs since 1908. As the needs of their students increased, University College, the professional and continuing education division of Arts & Sciences, was founded officially in 1931 and has been serving the St. Louis region ever since.
Center for Diabetes Translation Research (WU-CDTR)
The Center for Diabetes Translation Research (WU-CDTR) aims to eliminate disparities by fostering research collaborations, catalyzing new ideas, and assisting investigators in conducting T3 (translating clinical findings into everyday practice in real world settings) and T4 research (testing and implementing solutions at a community or population level) among populations at risk for diabetes and obesity.
NCAI Policy Research Center
The NCAI Policy Research Center provides tribal leaders with the best available knowledge to make strategically proactive policy decisions in a framework of Native wisdom that positively impact the future of Native peoples.