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Mobile Applications Project (MAP) Award Recipient Announced

The NN/LM SCR is pleased to announce the recipient of the Year 1 Mobile Applications Project (MAP) Award.

The purpose of the MAP award is to provide an opportunity for Network members to provide access to health information utilizing mobile technologies.

Yan Hong, Ph.D.
School of Rural Public Health, Texas A & M Health Science Center, College Station, TX
Project: Disseminate ICANFIT A mobile application to promote physical activity and access to health

Description: This project will be built upon an ongoing effort to develop ICANFIT, a web and mobile application designed specifically for seniors with the following features: 1) the ability to search local physical activity resources with preset personal preferences, 2) individual goal-setting and physical activity progress tracking, 3) offering social support through virtual networking, 4) sending senior-friendly regular (daily/weekly) healthy tips, and 5) providing easy access to health information. The goal of the project is to disseminate ICANFIT to seniors in rural central Texas.

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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Hong and the School of Rural Public Health, Texas A & M Health Science Center!

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