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Research Project: GREAT PLAINS HEALTH RESEARCH CONSORTIUM

Location: Healthy Body Weight Research

Project Number: 5450-51000-049-03-N
Project Type: Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jan 1, 2009
End Date: Dec 31, 2013

Objective:
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) will bring together regional institutions with a common interest in rural and other health disparities to establish the Great Plains Health Research Consortium (GPHRC). The ARS-Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center will be one of the regional research institutions in this consortium.

Approach:
The Great Plains Health Research Consortium will link those research institutions through scientist-to-scientist interactions facilitated by electronic collaboration technologies, and will seek to foster the development of collaborative research projects through the use of funds leveraging, technology/methodology sharing, and some seed funding.

Last Modified: 05/28/2017
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