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ORAU selected for CDC SHEPheRD Program

ORAU is proud to announce it is among 25 organizations across the United States CDC has awarded the opportunity to develop and conduct research and innovative prevention projects related to safety in healthcare settings. Read the CDC news release.

This expanded opportunity for research and prevention is funded through a mechanism known as the Safety and Healthcare Epidemiology Prevention Research Development (SHEPheRD) Program, and is managed by the CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion.

ORAU will support Domains 1 and 3

  • Domain 1: HAI and Other Adverse Event Prevention Research
  • Domain 3: Formative Research, Guidance Development and Translation to Improve Healthcare Practices.

ORAU looks forward to working with our partners Goldbelt C6 LLC, Southern University and Xenex LLC.

ORAU Media Contacts and Information

About ORAU

ORAU, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, provides science, health, and workforce solutions that address national priorities and serve the public interest. Through our specialized teams of experts and access to a consortium of more than 150 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local, and commercial customers to provide innovative scientific and technical solutions and help advance their missions. ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Media Contacts

Pam BoneeDirector, CommunicationsCell: (865) 603-5142
Wendy WestManager, CommunicationsCell: (865) 207-7953