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Congressman Tim Ryan

Representing the 13th District of Ohio

July 20, 2006: Kent State Awarded Grant from Department of Health and Human Services

November 20, 2006
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) announced today that Kent State University was awarded a $571,245 research grant by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the National Institute of Mental Health.  The monies will fund a research project through the Department of Psychology titled "Terrorism and Traumatic Responding: Exposure and Resiliency Factors."  HHS will make a formal announcement of the award soon.


"I'm very pleased to see that the federal government has recognized some of the tremendous research taking place Kent State," said Congressman Ryan. "This award will heighten national awareness of the remarkable scholars and researchers serving our communities in Northeastern Ohio."


"We all benefit from federal funds allocated for higher education," Ryan added.  "Not only is it imperative that we support research programs for established academics, but we must also provide financial aid to the next generation of scholars."