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University of Iowa Prevention Research Center for Rural Health

Comprehensive Center

First funded: 2002

Center’s Web site

Core Research Focus

Promoting healthy eating in rural Iowa

Core Research Projects

Current (2010–2014)
Dissemination of the Rural Restaurant Healthy Options

Past (20022009)
Training Community-Based Organizations to Promote Physical Activity and Nutrition
Building Community Capacity to Prevent Underage Drinking
Health Promotion Program for Residents of Iowa

Contact Information

University of Iowa
Prevention Research Center for Rural Health
Department of Community and Behavioral Health
College of Public Health Building (CPHB- N432A)
105 River Street
Iowa City, IA 52242

Principal Investigator
Edith A. Parker, DrPH, MPH
Phone: (319) 384-1472
Fax: (319) 384-5385.

Associate Director
Linda Snetselaar, RD, PhD
Phone: (319) 384-1553


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