CDC's Prevention Research Centers work hand-in-hand with underserved communities to develop strategies that promote community health.
Managing Epilepsy Well Network [PDF-4.47MB]
The Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) Network, comprising a group of PRCs, is funded by CDC’s Epilepsy Program. This booklet describes the network’s structure and mission and presents selected accomplishments.
The Prevention Research Centers Program: Researcher-Community Partnerships for High-Impact Results [PDF-427KB]
Excerpted from Thomas P. Gullotta & Martin Bloom (Editors). Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion. 2nd ed. New York: Springer Science+Business Media, 2012. Preprinted with permission.
Principles of Community Engagement - Second Edition [PDF-2.6MB] CDC PRC program staff and principal investigators from PRCs were contributors to the second edition of the Principles of Community Engagement. This 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. 2011 Web version of this reference book.
National Community Committee (NCC) [1.65MB] The National Community Committee (NCC) is made up of representatives of the funded PRC community committees, with members from the community at large, community-based organizations, public health professionals, and other key partners. The NCC coordinates information sharing among the community committees and the PRC network. NCC members also facilitate the training of community members.
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