IPHI Partnering with VCU for NIH-Funded Grant on Children with Asthma

The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) in partnership with Virginia Commonwealth University has received a NIH-Funded Research Grant to implement Child Asthma Intervention in Richmond, VA.

IPHI is partnering with the Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Psychology on the implementation of RVA Breathes, a six-year NIH-funded research grant to assess the impact of evidence-based asthma interventions on asthmatic children in Richmond, VA. IPHI will oversee the community health worker (CHW) intervention in which CHWs will conduct home visits in partnership with the Richmond City Health District Healthy Homes program to provide education on home environment triggers and techniques to reduce them. More information on IPHI’s role in RVA Breathes can be found here.

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