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.
Prevention Research Centers Evaluation Results: Program Indicators
A 2010 report on the program indicators.
Prevention Research Centers Evaluation Results: Program Context
A 2009 report on the contextual studies.
Addendum to Taking Research to Practice: An Exploratory Meeting [PDF-33K]
This 3-page summary adds to the report documenting a meeting convened by the Directors of Health Promotion and Education and the Prevention Research Centers Program in July 2006. In June 2007, a subsequent meeting was convened as a session at the National Conference on Health Education and Health Promotion in Seattle, Washington. Practitioners, who were under-represented in the original meeting, were invited to share their thoughts on issues discussed at the original meeting.
Summary Report of Taking Research to Practice: An Exploratory Meeting [PDF-113K]
This report summarizes the discussions, issues raised, and recommendations made at a meeting convened by the Directors of Health Promotion and Education and the Prevention Research Centers Program on July 21, 2006.
Linking Research and Public Health Practice
A Review of CDC’s Program of Centers for Research and Demonstration of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine, 1997