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Research Center for
Child Well-Being

The RCCWB conducts prevention research impacting the well-being of children ages 2 to 10, with the dual goal of (1) reducing risk for social, emotional, and behavioral problems and (2) decreasing unhealthy lifestyle behaviors.

Upcoming Events

All faculty, students, and staff are welcome to attend our featured events and monthly Distinguished Speaker Series talks.


Friday, May 6: 12:00pm
Conducting Health Disparities Research in the Community
Robert L. Newton Jr., PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center

About Us

The interdisciplinary University of South Carolina Research Center for Child Well-Being, supported by a Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence grant (P20GM130420) from the NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences, hosts prevention researchers in public health, psychology, education, and social work. Enhanced by support of the College of Arts & Sciences and the Arnold School of Public Health, research by the center’s early investigators is supported by an Administrative Core, a Clinical Trials Logistics Core, and a Statistical & Data Management Core.


Grounded in prevention science aimed at reducing social-emotional, unhealthy lifestyle, and behavioral problems in 2-10 year old children


Multi-disciplinary team of scientific and methodological experts working on prevention


Specific research endeavors furthering prevention of adverse outcomes during childhood