Effort bolsters research, education and engagement throughout multiple colleges, as well as industry and government partnership opportunities across West Lafayette, Indianapolis and Lebanon

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. [USA] — Advancing a strategy several years in the making, Purdue University trustees on Friday (June 7) endorsed the launch of the One Health initiative. One Health adds to and synergizes with the university's initiatives in Indianapolis, the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business and Purdue Computes.

The strategic move unifies the strengths of Purdue’s comprehensive, health-focused academic units and research programs while leveraging new investments in health-related institutes, partnerships and disciplines. One Health will also bolster the deep connections and research opportunities that will be offered through Purdue University in Indianapolis, set to launch July 1 as the university’s urban campus.

“Our vital One Health initiative will accelerate, amplify and elevate life and health sciences at Purdue, positioning this great university for excellence at scale in these consequential areas and supporting many students and faculty across many departments in at least six colleges,” Purdue President Mung Chiang said. “One Health represents both a foundational contribution to society and a unique strength at this land-grant institution.  ...

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