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Dr. Sudha K. Iyengar receives grant from Eversight, a nonprofit network of eye banks

Dr. Sudha Iyengar will receive $20,000 to identify genomic biomarkers for Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy. Fuchs causes swelling of the cornea, resulting in reduced ability to see details, visual haloes, and sensitivity to bright lights.  Dr. Iyengar’s work will help clarify why some people have a higher risk of the disease as well as potentially […]

Dr. Darcy Freedman awarded Sarah Samuels Memorial Award

On October 30th, 2016 Dr. Darcy Freedman was awarded the Sarah Samuels Memorial Award at the American Public Health Association.  The award is given in the memory of Sarah Samuels whose strong sense of social justice and equity enabled her to lead ground-breaking efforts to change America’s relationship to nutrition and public health. Sarah Samuels established […]

CWRU in agreement with Wholesome Wave to launch Darcy Freedman’s FM Tracks

FM Tracks is a new digital app designed to help farmers’ markets and local healthy foods initiatives manage and evaluate federal nutrition incentive programs. The data collected  will help inform policies impacting affordability and accessibility of healthy foods, consumer health and economic development for local communities and small and midsized farms. “We’re incredibly excited to debut FM […]