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Family Medicine Residency Program awarded senior immunization grant

Five Rivers Family Health Center

A team of family medicine residents was one of 16 resident groups nationwide to receive a Senior Immunization Grant Award from the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation. The $10,000 grant will be used to improve influenza and pneumococcal vaccine rates in patients age 65 and older during the 2014-15 flu season. The residency’s clinical office, Five Rivers Health Centers Family Health Center, as part of a Federally Qualified Health Center, serves a medically underserved area in Dayton. The team is working with Lisa Collier Kellar, M.D., associate professor of family medicine, and Kate Cauley, Ph.D., director of the Center for Healthy Communities.

Last edited on 06/29/2015.