Dorothy Teegarden

Women's health focus of new Purdue institute

Mar 25, 2012

Purdue is launching a new research institute through its College of Health and Human Sciences.

The Women’s Global Health Institute will focus on prevention of chronic diseases such as cancer, bone health and Alzheimer's disease.

Head of Nutrition Science Connie Weaver will serve as the director of the Institute. She says the effort at Purdue to focus on these women’s health issues is unique.