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Preventing Chronic Disease publishes collections (often referred to as supplements) that group together published articles under specific topics and themes for rapid dissemination to our readers. Selected collections also include a related PCD Sound Bite podcast. If you’re interested in publishing a collection with PCD, take a look at our Instructions for Submitting a Request for a Collection and submit your proposal to pcdeditor@cdc.gov.




PCD 2023 Student Paper Contest

Implementation Evaluation: Assessing Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Impact of Public Health Programs

State and Local Health Departments: Research, Surveillance, and Evidence-Based Public Health Practices

Sleep Deprivation, Sleep Disorders, and Chronic Disease

Health Equity in Action: Research, Evaluation, Policy, and Practice

Combating Racism Through Research, Training, Practice, and Public Health Policies



Global Responses to Prevent, Manage, and Control Cardiovascular Disease

PCD 2022 Student Paper Contest

Geospatial Perspectives on the Intersection of Chronic Disease and COVID-19

Cancer Screening Prevalence and Associated Factors Among US Adults 



Advancing Health Equity, Eliminating Health Disparities, and Improving Population Health

PCD 2021 Student Paper Collection: Building Public Health Research Capacity in Real-World Settings

Global Perspectives on Improving Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Diverse Settings

Oral Health Behaviors and Availability of Dental Services Among Children and Adults



Mental Health is a Global Public Health Issue

Public Health and Pharmacy: Collaborative Approaches to Improve Population Health

US Public Health Response to COVID-19 and Chronic Disease: Continuing the Commitment to Improve Population Health

CDC High Obesity Program



CDC Colorectal Cancer Control Program

NCCDPHP Program Evaluation

Health Care Systems, Public Health, and Communities: Population Health Improvements

Population Health, Place, and Space: Spatial Perspectives in Chronic Disease Research and Practice

Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country



Promoting the Science and Practice of Implementation Evaluation in Public Health [PDF – 1.69 MB]

2018 Student Research Paper Contest [PDF – 5 MB]

PCD Collection: Eliminating Health Disparities

State and Local Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Chronic Diseases [PDF – 16.60 MB]

The Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) Project [PDF – 2.33 MB]



2017 Student Research Paper Contest [PDF – 6.7 MB]



Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN) [PDF – 1.52 MB]

Next Steps: Translating Evidence to Eliminate Disparities in Diabetes and Obesity  [PDF – 1.82 MB]



Evaluation of New York City’s Regulations on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Screen Time in Licensed Group Child Care Centers  [PDF – 1.4 MB]

Research to Reality – National Cancer Institute  [PDF – 6.3 MB]



Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW)  [PDF – 7.5 MB]

Multiple Chronic Conditions  [PDF – 16.8 MB]
Listen as we talk to Drs Anand Parekh and Samuel Posner about the definition and burden of multiple chronic conditions in the United States.

NEXT-D, 2013  [PDF – 4.7 MB]



Veterans’ Health, 2011 – 2012  [PDF – 7 MB]



Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2008 – 2011  [PDF – 4.9 MB]



Mobilizing Action Towards Community Health (MATCH) 2010  [PDF – 5.6 MB]

Healthy Aging, 2008 – 2010 [PDF – 3.9 MB]


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