North Carolina Agromedicine Institute promotes collaborative interdisciplinary research that identifies and addresses rural population health and safety risks through ecological, epidemiological, and surveillance methods. Partnerships across professions, institutions and among communities are essential to ethical research integrity in agromedicine. Community-campus partnerships in research strengthens the integration and translation of research into population health interventions to improve the well-being of human, animal, and environmental factors farmers, foresters, fishers, their families and communities.

The Institute recognizes the civic and cultural context of research as a means to move towards policy influences rural population health and safety. Thus, research outcomes should influence factors for improving behavioral and operational factors for farmers, fishermen, foresters, their families and communities over time, in different settings, and at various levels through community empowerment to elevate rural ecological health. To learn more about the Institute’s research agenda and partners, contact us or our Institute Members.

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