Healthy Appalachia Institute
The Healthy Appalachia Institute’s is working to improve the health, education, environment and prosperity for residents of central Appalachia by collaborating across communities and organizations, generating and implementing new ideas, and engaging the social, economic and scientific issues that exist at the interface of health and the Appalachian culture.
In August 2015, Healthy Appalachia Institute joined the Office of Economic Development and Engagement, under the leadership of Shannon Blevins, Associate Vice Chancellor for Economic Development and Engagement, and Co-Director of the Appalachian Prosperity Project. We are looking forward to continuing the work of, and expanding the reach and impact of Healthy Appalachia Institute, creating sustainable change to improve health in Southwest Virginia.
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