General FAQs

  • What is the Precision Health Initiative?

    The Precision Health Initiative (PHI) is an exciting new program with a goal to help researchers learn more about what affects people’s health. Research discoveries may lead to more personalized care and treatments.

  • What is Precision Medicine?

    Precision medicine is health care that is based on you as an individual. It takes into account factors like where you live, what you do, and your family health history. Precision medicine’s goal is to be able to tell people the best ways to stay healthy. If someone does get sick, precision medicine may help health care teams find the treatment that will work best.

  • Why is health research importance?

    We all want to live long and healthy lives. People who do health research are helping researchers learn better ways to keep us healthy. And they are discovering new medicines and treatments for when we do get sick.