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March 25-27, 2008
Omni Hotel at CNN Center
Atlanta, GA


Program Highlights

Tuesday, March 25th
(Tuesday events are for invited guests only.)

  • Structuring for Success: Models of PRC's Infrastructure and Staffing
  • PRC Directors' Business Meeting
  • NCC Meeting
  • Ancillary Meetings

Wednesday, March 26th

Keynote Speaker:Russell E. Glasgow Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Institute for Health Research, Kaiser-Permanente, Denver, Colorado
Translating Research into Practice: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead

Concurrent session topics:

  • Building practice-based evidence
  • Behavior change interventions
  • Innovative community collaborations
  • Ethical dilemmas and challenges in community-based health research
  • Communicating prevention with legislators
  • Local evaluation efforts by PRCs
  • ASPH Minority Fellows presentations

Reception and Award Ceremony: 5:30 - 7:30 @ the Omni Hotel at CNN Center

Thursday, March 27th

Special Guests:Iris Obrams M.D., Ph.D., Medical Officer, Division of Clinical Research, National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health
Robert Spengler, Sc.D., Director, Office of Public Health Research, Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
NIH, CDC, and PRCs' perspectives on Translation Research and the Clinical Translational Science Awards (CTSAs)

Concurrent session topics:

  • Role of PRCs in policy development and advocacy
  • Community and academic partnerships
  • Research methods and designs for community-based interventions
  • Behavior change interventions


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