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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers (CDC-RFA-DP19-001)

The Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers, also known as CDC-RFA-DP19-001, is a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) with a due date of June 25, 2018.  This is a 5-year cooperative agreement with academic research centers to participate in a network of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers (PRC Network) to:

  • Establish and maintain a multi-disciplinary prevention research center (Center) that conducts high-quality applied health promotion and disease prevention research
  • Conduct one applied public health prevention research project (Core Research Project) using a community engagement approach to address a major cause of disease, disability, injury, or death in a population experiencing health disparities
  • Disseminate research findings to community, practice, and academic audiences
  • Translate evidence-based interventions for sustainability and widespread scale-up
  • Serve as a resource, as part of the PRC Network, for developing, implementing, evaluating, disseminating, and translating evidence-based public health interventions at local, state, tribal, or national levels.

The long-term goals are:

  • Improved population health, elimination of health disparities, and achievement of health equity
  • Increased widespread, sustained and scaled-up use of evidence-based programs and systems-wide population health strategies.

Related Information

Details of this funding opportunity can be found at

Published: March 21, 2018

Deadline for submission: June 25, 2018

Informational Call for Eligible Applicants Slides [PDF – 1 MB]

Transcript of Informational Call [PDF – 146 KB]

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information, contact Natalie Darling at