Melanie Whittington, PhD

University of Colorado researchers recently calculated the return on investment of one activity of the federal Prevention and Public Health Fund. Their study found that the activity has saved 35 million dollars since it was put into place in 2013.

Among the researchers were CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy Associate Professor Jon Campbell, PhD, and Research Instructor, Melanie Whittington, PhD. Whittington explained the findings to Colorado Public Radio, listen below.

 

Click here for more on the study, published in the American Journal of Public Health, and here for more information on the Prevention and Public Health Fund.

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