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Dr. Niyogi founded the Formerly Incarcerated Transitions (FIT) Clinic in 2015. The clinic provides care specifically for people who have been incarcerated because they are at greater risk for some chronic diseases. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

Tulane’s FIT Clinic Wins J&J Health Equity Innovation Challenge Award

After an extensive search for the top changemakers in six key U.S. cities, Johnson & Johnson announced that Tulane’s Formerly Incarcerated Transitions (FIT) Clinic was one of 14 awardees of its Health Equity Innovation Challenge.

Selected from a pool of more than 180 applicants by an independent judging committee, each awardee is receiving seed funding from a pool of more than $1 million from Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., mentorship from renowned entrepreneurs and public health experts, and access to the Johnson & Johnson - JLABS ecosystem...Click to Read More about how the Challenge funds will enable more good work to continue.

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