Located at the University of Iowa's Institute for Rural and Environmental Health in Iowa City, IA, the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health is a comprehensive facility to study and respond to the health and safety issues associated with the practice of agriculture. Serving the states of Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota, the Center is dedicated to one central goal: finding ways to protect and promote the health and safety of farmers, farm workers, their families and their neighbors. The Center conducts multidisciplinary research, develops and evaluates novel disease and injury prevention models, trains health professionals, provides technical assistance and maintains linkages with agricultural health and safety professionals in the region.
Director: Fredric Gerr, MD
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