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FUNDERS & PARTNERS:           

The Research Center carefully aligns itself with reputable partners and seeks funding from companies, agencies, and foundations that support the betterment of public health, especially as it regards stroke and heart disease.

Why do organizations fund or partner with the Research Center?

  • Ready access to renowned University-affiliated physicians and scientists
  • Soundly designed projects employing rigorous scientific methods
  • Expert information/data collection, management, and analysis
  • On-time, accurate results and outcomes
  • Recognized nationally and regionally for our leadership and achievements in public health and health promotion
  • Long-term, reliable professional alliances

If you are a funder interested in learning more about and supporting our mission, or a potential partner who recognizes areas for synergy, please contact Mary M. Smith, R.N., Executive Director, at (716) 859-3326 or msmith@thejni.org.

Some funders in recent years include:

  • AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
  • General Mills Foundation, Champions for Health Kids Program
  • James H. Cummings Foundation
  • CVS Charitable Foundation
  • New York State Department of Health, Healthy Heart Program
  • The John R. Oishei Foundation
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Some partners in recent years include:

  • American Heart/Stroke Association
  • Buffalo Public School District
  • Theatre of Youth Company
  • WNYork Faith Community
  • WNY Dietetic Association
  • WNED ThinkBright Lifelong Learning