Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation

Founded in 1994, the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF), an independent nonprofit organization located on the True Blue campus, seeks to advance health and environmental development through multidisciplinary research and education programs. Currently, WINDREF carries out short- and long-term studies in epidemiology, anthropology, virology, conservation ecology, marine biology, and other topics relevant to community health and tropical climates in developing nations. WINDREF strives for program excellence by promoting collaborative relationships between internationally recognized scholars and regional scientists, by adhering to the highest ethical and academic standards in the design and conduct of research, and by maintaining a professional network of the world’s scientific community.