Community representatives engaged in equitable partnerships with researchers to define local health priorities, drive prevention research agendas, and develop solutions to improve the overall health and quality of life of all communities.
Who We Are
Created in 2009 by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the center is supported by a director, two senior researchers, a nutrition specialist, an interdisciplinary network of faculty, and a neighborhood advisory council.
What We Do
The Prevention Research Center partners with community members and leaders to develop innovative strategies to promote health and prevent disease. Initial projects focus on healthy, active children.
To support community efforts to improve the health of their residents through implementation and diffusion of prevention-based research.