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UK Research Foundation Awarded Grant

Contact: Jennifer Bonck

 

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The $124,807 grant will support the implementation of a behavior modification intervention in community primary care practices, under the direction of Thomas Armsey, M.D., associate professor in the departments of Family Practice and Community Medicine and Sports Medicine, UK College of Medicine.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 4, 2003) -- The University of Kentucky Research Foundation has been awarded a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as part the foundation’s program, Prescription for Health: Promoting Healthy Behaviors in Primary Care Research Networks.

The $124,807 grant will support the implementation of a behavior modification intervention in community primary care practices, under the direction of Thomas Armsey, M.D., associate professor in the departments of Family Practice and Community Medicine and Sports Medicine, UK College of Medicine.

Established in 1972, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is the largest philanthropic organization devoted exclusively to health and health care in the United States. The foundation supports research focused in four major areas: the improvement of health care, the improvement of quality of care and support for those with chronic conditions, the promotion of healthy communities and lifestyles, and the reduction of the personal, social and economic harm caused by substance abuse.


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