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Westchester Institute for Human Development Receives Medical Research Grant

July 05, 2017
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The Westchester Institute for Human Development, a Valhalla-based organization that addresses issues affecting people with disabilities, received $547,000 in federal funding for medical research. The grant will be used to fund research and educational efforts related to studying disability and human development. “Due to this funding, we will be able to continue our work to improve the lives of people with disabilities and their families through education, service and research,” said Susan Fox, president and CEO of the institute. “We look forward to being able to better support those in our community through continuing to provide information and assistance to the people we serve, training current and future professionals, conducting cutting edge research, and cultivating our relationship with federal agencies so that we may effect meaningful change in our region and beyond.”

NYMC Faculty: Susan W. Fox, Ph.D., associate professor of health policy and management and director of the Center on Disability and Health

Source: Westfair Online