FACULTY FUNDING & SCHOLARSHIP
Mary Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB, Principal Investigator
Dean and Professor
Title: Spatial and Census Data to Evaluate Obese Persons and their Environment (SCOPE)
Funding Agency: Research supported by the Mountain West Clinical Translational Research-Infrastructure Network under a grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number 1U54GM104944.
Grant Period: December 2013 to July 2014
Purpose: Utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS), SCOPE will identify and couple geospatial data elements necessary to evaluate the built environment and its relationship to obesity in rural and urban areas.