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SYNERGY Announces 2017 Community Engagement Research Pilot Grant Opportunities

Dartmouth SYNERGY announces the availability of grant funding for 2017 SYNERGY Community Engagement Research Pilot awards to fund innovative, interdisciplinary community engagement research proposals that emphasize the community’s role in developing and translating knowledge into improvements in clinical practice, community programs, and health policy.

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Community-Wide Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Programs Associated with Reductions in Hospitalizations, Deaths, Over 40-Year Period

In a rural Maine county, sustained, community-wide programs targeting cardiovascular risk factors and behavior changes were associated with reductions in hospitalization and death rates over a 40-year period (1970-2010) compared with the rest of the state.