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ORAU selected for CDC SHEPheRD Program

ORAU selected for CDC SHEPheRD Program

Oak Ridge, Tenn.—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. Click here to 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.

About ORAU

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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