New University Center Will Focus Resources on Public Health Promotion

Sid Lerner

The Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, with support provided to establish the Center by Syracuse University alumnus Sid Lerner (’53) and his wife Helaine, will provide a forum where the art of communication and the science of public health and public policy can come together, enabling the creation and implementation of programs that are motivating, sustainable, and designed to improve community well-being and reduce chronic disease. Preventable chronic illnesses account for 70 percent of deaths and for the expenditure of over 75 percent of direct health care costs in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Read more.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s