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MU Receives $4.5 Million Grant for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

January 10, 2014

The University of Missouri has received a $4.5 million federal grant to support the founding of a center for patient-centered outcomes research. The center will focus on multidisciplinary, patient-centered research as part of a national effort to help patients and their physicians make informed decisions in today’s complex health care environment. The project will span five years and involve researchers from MU’s School of Medicine, the Sinclair School of Nursing, the School of Health Professions and the School of Journalism.

Story by: MU News Bureau

The University of Missouri has received a $4.5 million grant that will lay the foundation for multiple, multidisciplinary types of patient-centered research at MU, university officials announced Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.

The grant will support the formation of the MU Center for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research as part of a national effort to help patients and their physicians make informed decisions in today’s complex health care environment.

“This grant is significant because it will expand the capacity of the university to focus on improving outcomes for patients everywhere,” said Steve Owens, JD, University of Missouri interim chancellor.  More…