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Where Community Health Begins booklet

Working Hand-In-Hand to Promote Community Health [PDF - 5.24MB]
CDC's Prevention Research Centers work hand-in-hand with underserved communities to develop strategies that promote community health.

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Fact Sheets


At-A-Glance Cover 2009

Prevention Research Centers [PDF - 1.35MB]
Fast Facts





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Formatted Articles


Pump Up Your Heart Health

Pump Up Your Heart Health [PDF - 997.03KB]
Read about how being active can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.





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PRC Program Journal Articles


Article Highlights Partnerships Between Three PRCs and the Private Sector 
An article in the April 2009 issue of Preventing Chronic Disease, "The Private Partners of Public Health: Public-Private Alliances for Public Good," explains the lessons learned from partnerships between PRCs and varied entities in the private sector.

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The Prevention Research Centers Program: Researcher-Community Partnerships for High-Impact Results [PDF - 518KB]
Excerpted from Thomas P. Gullotta & Martin Bloom (Editors). Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion. 2nd ed. New York: Springer Science+Business Media, in press. Preprinted with permission.




Principles of Community Engagement Second Edition booklet

Principles of Community Engagement - Second Edition [PDF - 2.60MB] Several of the CDC PRC Program staff and principal investigators from PRCs were contributors to the second edition of the Principles of Community Engagement. This reference provides both a science base and practical guidance for engaging partners in research projects. It covers current community engagement topics such as successful examples, challenges, social networking, and evaluation.

Web version of this reference book.


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Partnership Trust Tool


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PRC Program Overview
This five-minute video, produced in 2011, introduces the Prevention Research Centers Program—its members, partners, and types of achievements.



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