PRC Impact Stories

Impact Stories reflect Prevention Research Center (PRC) contributions, research project findings, and impacts from the 2014–2019 funding cycle. These stories emphasize the community partnerships and collaborations that enabled the projects to be successful.

American Indian girl and White girl each smiling and eating a large slice of watermelon.

Learn more about how the Florida Prevention Research Center collaborated with the Healthy Pinellas Consortium to address the high rates of obesity among children in Pinellas County Florida.

American Indian youths walking through the halls of a school.

Read more about how the Minnesota Department of Health and the University of Minnesota’s Healthy Youth Development – Prevention Research Center joined forces to improve teen sexual health.

Young college-aged black man holding a toddler in downtown area.

Read more about the partnership between the NYU-CUNY PRC, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York City Public Housing Authority, and community-based organizations to improve health among East/Central Harlem residents in New York City.

Group of young American Indian girls holding certifications.

Learn more about how the Oregon Prevention Research Center adapted a teen AIDS and early pregnancy prevention program to make it relevant for young people in Native American and Native Alaskan communities.

Young Hispanic man and young White woman jogging through a park.

Learn more about how the Rochester Prevention Research Center/National Center for Deaf Health Research worked closely with partners to develop an intervention to prevent obesity and address healthy weight with sign language users.