Partnerships for Innovation
ORAU is a nationally recognized source for its comprehensive experience in the field of health communication. For more than 10 years, our projects have addressed numerous, consumer health, occupational health, school health and environmental health topics, including infectious diseases and biological threats… all in the name of improving human lives.
Some of our success stories include:
Radiation Basics Made Simple, the first in a series of online training modules developed by the Radiation Studies Branch (RSB) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), delivers foundational knowledge about radiation to its audiences.
ORISE assisted the Specialized Information Services (SIS) Division of the National Library of Medicine to make the seamless transition from traditional, in-person instruction to Web-based, self-paced training.
The second edition of Population Monitoring in Radiation Emergencies: A Guide for State and Local Public Health Planners from the Radiation Studies Branch (RSB) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sets the standard for population monitoring after a radiation emergency.
ORAU and its partner Mediassociates made extensive use of digital media advertisements on targeted websites and social media channels to assist the CDC in its national HPV immunization campaign.
ORAU assisted with the development of the National Health Security Preparedness Index™, which measures and advance the nation’s readiness to protect people during a disaster.
ORAU is providing professional services to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support its efforts in building and strengthening prepared and resilient communities.
ORAU partnered with DOE to support the development of additional Weatherization Training Centers in underserved communities across the nation.
ORAU partnered with the CDC to launch HealthCommWorks, which is designed to help health communication professionals develop and disseminate effective messages.
CDC awards a team led by ORAU with a $2.3 million contract to launch a campaign to promote the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
ORAU developed the Virtual Community Reception Center, a 3-D, Web-based training tool that helps the CDC prepare public health officials for mass casualty radiation emergencies.
ORAU developed the Community Assessment Tool (CAT) for the CDC to help strengthen existing preparedness plans by allowing the health care system and other agencies to work together during a pandemic.