HU Awarded $380,000 Workforce Development Grant By HRSA

Hampton University has been awarded a $565,000 equipment grant by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

“The HRSA grant will equip the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) with modeling and simulation equipment that will be used in determining treatment plans for patients,” said Cynthia Keppel, Ph.D., scientific and technical director, HUPTI.

“Senator Jim Webb has been instrumental in securing this HRSA grant for HUPTI,” said Bill Thomas, associate vice president, Governmental Affairs, HU. “We appreciate his support in bringing the largest free-standing proton therapy institute in the world to Virginia, thereby creating high-level jobs for Virginia residents.”

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