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West Virginia University Prevention Research Center

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Core Research Focus

Investigating the Effects of a School and Family-Based Physical Activity Intervention on Elementary Students' Physical Activity, Fitness, Cardiovascular Risk, and Academic Performance in the Rural Setting


Core Research Projects

Past (2009–2014)
Disseminating a Teen Smoking Cessation Program


Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

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Contact Information

West Virginia University School of Public Health
West Virginia Prevention Research Center
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center
1 Medical Center Drive
P.O. Box 9190
Morgantown, WV 26506–9190

Co-Principal Investigator/Co-Director
Geri A. Dino, PhD
Phone: (304) 293–1898

Co-Principal Investigator/Co-Director
Lesley Cottrell, PhD
Phone: (304) 293-1149