An EXPORT Center of Excellence
for Inner City Health


Summary
The University of Pennsylvania and Cheyney University of Pennsylvania have created a center to foster cross-disciplinary research into environmental and behavioral strategies to reduce chronic illnesses and life-threatening conditions associated with obesity. The CML will work with investigators, faculty and students to apply GIS research methods to the study of obesity and obesity-related health disparities.

External Funders
National Institute of Health, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Collaborating Investigators
Numerous researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Partnering Agencies
Varies by research project.

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