Niagara Health and Brock University team up to improve health and well being in the region

Niagara Health and Brock University have launched a new a  partnership which will focus on research to help people stay healthy, improve both patient outcomes and the way health care is delivered.

The partnership will also create training and employment opportunities for Brock students and graduates.

The Memorandum of Understanding signed Friday enables the two organizations to bring their respective strengths together and build an even stronger working relationship.

Brock University President Gervan Fearon says the school and Niagara Health are two are significant organizations with important responsibilities to their home region.

Dr. Suzanne Johnston, President, Niagara Health says "our increasing focus on research and academics is transforming healthcare in Niagara."

To hear CKTB's Matt Holmes' interview with both Niagara Health and Brock University, click here.