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NSF Awards Team Led by Chaitra Gopalappa $1.2-million Grant to Study Impact of Public Health Investment on Overall Health

Chaitra Gopalappa

Chaitra Gopalappa

A team of researchers headed by Chaitra Gopalappa of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department has been awarded a four-year, $1.2-million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a multi-disease model of interrelated diseases for studying the impact of public health investments on overall health. This multidisciplinary project involves engineering, computer science, and social sciences research aimed at building new decision-analytic models for informing national and global public health decisions. See India New England News and News Office release.