The CHD Research Team fulfills one of the vital functions of a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD); namely, research. Through collaboration, rigorous methodology, and dissemination, our vision is to be known for excellence in disability research to improve the quality of life of individuals with disabilities.



Karen Heath, Director of Research & Evaluation
Direct: (907) 264-6273

UAA Center for Human Development
2702 Gambell Street
Suite 103
Anchorage, AK 99503
Main: (907) 272-8270 or
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TTY: (907) 264-6206
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