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OSU professors support healthy aging in rural communities

Three Oklahoma State University professors received a three-year, $242,000 grant to support healthy aging in rural Oklahoman communities.
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CIHRP director selected for two national committees on health equality, nutrition

Wed, Feb 22, 2023

Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, professor of Rural Health and director of the Center for Indigenous Health Research and Policy at OSU Center for Health Sciences, has been appointed to two prestigious national advisory committees— one determining the country’s dietary guidelines and the other looking at how health care disparities have changed in the last 20 years.

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TSET awards Project ECHO $4.5M to improve rural health care

Thu, Feb 02, 2023

The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Board of Directors awarded $4.5 million over three years to OSU Center for Health Sciences. The funding will be used for the expansion of Project ECHO, a program designed to improve health care in rural areas.

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OSU-CHS awarded $3.5M grant for Native American student recruitment, training

Mon, Sep 19, 2022

A $3.5 million grant recently awarded to OSU Center for Health Sciences will fund new programs and bolster existing ones aimed at recruiting and preparing Native American undergraduate students to enter medical school.

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