National Alliance for Hispanic Health Brings NIH’s All of Us Journey to Oregon State University Feb 15

Oregon State University and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health will host the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Journey (https://www.joinallofus.org/journey) on Thursday, February 15, 2018. The traveling, hands-on exhibit raises awareness about the All of Us Research Program (https://allofus.nih.gov/)—an ambitious effort to gather data from 1 million or more people living in the United States to accelerate precision medicine research and improve health. "We are glad the National Alliance for Hispanic Health recognizes our region as an important stop on the national tour and they are taking on a national effort to focus on the Hispanic population. If you look at most biomedical, behavioral, or social science research, it doesn't involve the Hispanic population," said Javier Nieto, Dean of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State. "Most clinical trials and large population health studies do not include Hispanic participants. It is our duty to figure out how we can better their lives through science." Campus and community members are invited to come learn about the NIH’s All of Us program and get information on healthy living and preventing disease. Corvallis is one stop on the All of Us Journey's 37-week national tour. "All of Us is so important to shaping the future of health in the United States," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group.
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