ASPPH Friday Letter

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The Friday Letter is the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health's weekly e-newsletter featuring the latest research, opportunities and developments from CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health.

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Access to and use of health information are critical to personal and public health outcomes. Better health information access and use help individuals improve knowledge, increase use of health services, reduce health care costs, adopt healthier behavioral patterns, and therefore promote health. But not everyone has the same access to this information.
A team of UB students and faculty members was among the five finalists that competed in New York State’s Aging Innovation Challenge on November 29 at the SUNY Global Center in New York City. The UB team presented mRehab, an innovative, portable, home rehabilitation system that uses 3D printing and smartphone technology. The team of faculty and undergraduate and graduate students designed the system for people who’ve lost upper limb motor function after stroke. Impairments following stroke make it one of the leading causes of disability, and many individuals with stroke don’t regain complete function of their upper limb upon being discharged from clinical services, the team explains on its project website.

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