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U.S FDA Support for AFDO Educational Conference

Investigators
Mandernach, Steven
Institutions
Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO)
Start date
2020
End date
2025
Objective
Project SummaryWith this conference and scientific grant, the Association of Food and DrugOfficials (AFDO) will be able to support its members by providing scholarships forup to 20 participants from across the nation. These scholarships will assist AFDOmembers to travel to the annual meeting. Funds from this grant will also be usedto assist conference speakers to travel, and also help cover conferenceaudio/visual costs. The AFDO conference provides an opportunity for members tonetwork with other food, drug, and consumer product safety officials, as well asindustry representatives, provides continuing education, and collaboration onfood, drug, and consumer product safety program successes, innovations, andchallenges. By applying for continuing funds for five years, AFDO is able to providemembers with steady funding for conference participation, which may lead togreater membership retention and growth.
Funding Source
Food and Drug Administration
Project source
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Project number
1R13FD006980-01
Categories
Education and Training
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants