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UMass Amherst Researchers Receive $1.2 million NSF Grant to Study How Public Health Investments Impact Multiple Related Diseases

A team of researchers headed by Chaitra Gopalappa, an engineer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, including Professor Dean Robinson has been awarded a four-year, $1.2-million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Smart and Connected Health program to develop a multi-disease model of interrelated diseases for studying the impact of public health investments on overall health. This multidisciplinary project involves engineering, computer science, and social sciences research aimed at building new decision-analytic models for informing national and global public health decisions. (UMass Amherst, 9/19/2019)

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