Translating tuberculosis research into practice: collaboration between academic researchers and public health departments in North Carolina.

@article{Holland2013TranslatingTR,
  title={Translating tuberculosis research into practice: collaboration between academic researchers and public health departments in North Carolina.},
  author={David P. Holland and Emily J. Hecker and Ann W Mosher and Jason E Stout},
  journal={North Carolina medical journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={74 5},
  pages={449-54}
}
Successful collaborations between academic researchers and local health departments are vital for public health research, but developing and maintaining such partnerships is often difficult. However, in the North Carolina Tuberculosis Control Program, such partnerships have flourished and have led to notable improvements in patient care.