Each year, the Prevention Research Centers make about 700 presentations, most of which share scientific data or methodology. Presentations that occur at CDC and selected events at scientific conferences are highlighted during the year, and brief descriptions of them (with links to associated materials) are then collected here for reference.
PRC Program Held a Seminar Series in Fall 2012: Highlighting Research from 13 PRCs
Researchers from 13 PRCs highlighted research findings in a four-part seminar series fall 2012 at CDC in Atlanta, GA. Read summaries of each seminar.
PRC Comparative Effectiveness Research Preliminary Data Presented
The four PRC Comparative Effectiveness Research grantees described their projects and preliminary data during a session at the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting in November 2011. Read presentation abstracts.
PRC Comparative Effectiveness Research Grantees Present at CDC
Researchers funded by the PRC Comparative Effectiveness Research grants shared research experiences, methods, and preliminary results at CDC in Atlanta, Georgia. Read summaries and view slide presentations.
Seminar on Mental Health in an Aging Population
Dr. Paul Ciechanowski of the University of Washington PRC discusses with a CDC audience a home-based treatment for depression in the elderly and adults with epilepsy.
Advancing the Science of Community Intervention:
Frameworks, Processes, Methodologies, and Outcomes
In October 2009, 150 key contributors to the field of community intervention science gathered in Chicago, Illinois, to discuss the current state of the field, its challenges, and possible solutions.
PRC Program Seminar Series Summer 2009
The 2004-2009 PRC Program funding cycle ended in September 2009. During the summer, several PRCs shared results from their core research projects at a seminar series held at CDC.
Healthy Aging Network Presents a Research to Practice Symposium
Save the dates September 15–16, 2009, for a symposium about Promoting Environmental and Policy Change to Support Healthy Aging in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
PRC Director is Part of CDC Lecture Series on Public Health Ethics
The Emory University PRC Director, Karen Glanz, presents on ethical issues in the design and conduct of community-based research.