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“All of Us” Journey Education and Enrollment Center to visit Billings in July

Posted at 1:54 PM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:48:40-04

BILLINGS – It is true that while many people might have the same back pain in the same spot, each may require a different approach to heal it.

A one-size-fits-all attitude to medicine sometimes misses the mark. That is why research in precision medicine, which takes a personalized approach over a catch-all can lead to medical breakthroughs. By focusing on the nuances of individuals, professionals can help the health and wellbeing of everybody.

A new research program from The National Institutes of Health called “All of Us” is coming to Billings to educate the general public about their research goals and allows you to get involved in the research, if you choose.

The American Association on Health and Disability, the University of Montana Rural Institute on Inclusive Communities and Living Independently for Today and Tomorrow welcomes the All of Us Journey Education and Enrollment Center to Billings this July.

The Journey bus will be stopping in Billings at the Rimrock Mall from Tuesday, July 9 through Friday, July 12. The Journey bus will be open each day from 9:30 until 4;30 p.m.

The goal of the All of Us research program is to advance precision medicine or health care that is based on you as an individual. It considers factors such as where you live, what you do and your family history.

To get there, one million or more Americans of different backgrounds volunteer to participate. Those who join will share information about their health over time. Researchers will study this data. What they learn could improve health for generations to come.

The All of Us Journey Education and Enrollment Center is an interactive, hands-on exhibit where visitors learn about precision medicine and can choose to contribute personal information to the research themselves if they want.

For more information about All of Us visit

For all other inquiries contact Jed Barton at 406-294.5186, 406-670.9149 or