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The Health Promotion Research Center: Making a difference in workers’ health

Hearing the word health research probably brings to mind white-coated workers doing mysterious things with lab equipment, with any benefits to the public years down the line.

Taking research from the ivory tower to the exercise mat

“I was always in an exercise mode, and after I retired, I was looking for some way to stay fit,” said Ernestine Robinson, an energetic 71-year-old.