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The Delta  OPRU is coordinating a major research program that brings together the expertise of seven institutions in the three state region.  These institutions and their scientists provide unique skills and resources to the Delta. Their research will result in Lower Mississippi Delta specific   recommendations for input into the 2015 Dietary Guidelines that will enable rural LMD individuals and families to adopt food and physical activity guidelines for sustaining healthy weights, preventing obesity, and reducing the risk factors for obesity related chronic diseases.


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Arkansas Cooperator Informational Pamphlets

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff     Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute


Mississippi Cooperator Informational Pamphlets

University of Southern Mississippi      Alcorn State University


Louisiana Cooperator Informational Pamphlets

Pennington Biomedical Research Center      Southern University and A&M College 

Research Launchpad 

Directions to the Delta Obesity Prevention Research Unit