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“Disability is not a 'brave struggle' or 'courage in the face of adversity'... disability is an art. It's an ingenious way to live.”     

- Neil Marcus

Disability & Public Health

Improving the Health of People with Disabilities
through State-Based Health Programs


Project Description

The New Hampshire Disability and Public Health project (DPH) is a collaboration between the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services. The overarching goal of the collaboration is to promote and maximize health, prevent chronic disease, improve emergency preparedness and increase the quality of life among people with disabilities. Project activities will focus on infusing disability components into existing public health programs and activities or supporting existing public health and disability programs and activities.


Emergency Preparedness
Access to Health Care
Health Promotion


Disability and Public Health

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The New Hampshire Disability & Public Health project is funded by a three-year, $900,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


UNH Institute on Disability
10 West Edge Drive
Suite 101
Durham, NH 03824
phone: 603.862.4320
relay: 711
fax: 603.862.0555
Contact the IOD