Dr. Abildso Awarded Big 12 Fellowship

Dr. Christiaan Abildso, Program Director of Research and Evaluation, was awarded a Big 12 Fellowship to travel to TX and pursue collaborative research. Dr. Abildso to work with Renee Umstattd Meyer, at Baylor University in Waco to pilot test methods for a larger research agenda, including determining what people, places, plans, programs, and policies positively impact rural physical activitiy.

This effort is part of a nationwide study supporting a working group focused on rural physical activity (PA) as part of the Physical Activity Policy Research Network Plus (PAPRN+) – a collaboration funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and led by Dr. Keshia Pollack at Johns Hopkins University.

More information: http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/stories/2017/07/27/wvu-faculty-awarded-big-12-research-grants?utm_source=MOUNTAINEER+ENEWS&utm_campaign=caa0bc9a61-ENEWS_July_28_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_02ac3f7274-caa0bc9a61-136479077.