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Developing a Research Agenda to Prevent and Control CVD in Central Appalachia

College of Public Health

Project Objective

Project Objective: 

To develop a research agenda that will inform the establishment of a cardiovascular disease (CVD) research center that will utilize Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) frameworks and methods


Patients and the public have the information they need to make decisions that reflect their desired health outcomes.


The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) helps people make informed health care decisions, and improves health care delivery and outcomes by producing and promoting high integrity, evidence-based information that comes from research guided by patients, caregivers and the broader health care community.

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