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UPenn PRC Impact Symposium – Accelerating Policies & Research on Food Access, Diet, and Obesity Prevention

On Friday, April 28th, the UPenn PRC hosted ” Accelerating Policies & Research on Food Access, Diet, and Obesity Prevention”, a day-long symposium which brought together prevention health researchers and public health advocates to discuss today’s food environment and focus on future … Read more


See the Results of the Public Health Student Pitch Competition !

At the Public Health Student Pitch Competition on April 27th, Penn students presented a wide-ranging list of public health issues including: “End of Life Conversations with LGBT Elders,” “Improving Global Surgical Care in Low and Middle Income Countries” and  ” Addressing Health … Read more


Innovative Environments in Health Care: Where and How New Approaches Are Succeeding – PRC Researcher David Asch

In the March issue of Health Affairs, UPenn PRC Researcher David Asch, MD, MBA, David W. Bates, MD, MSc, Brigham and Women’s, and Aziz Sheikh, MD, University of Edinburgh,  examine innovation practices at five large academic medical centers: the Cleveland and Mayo … Read more


Public Health Researchers – Meet CORIDOR, the CDC’s new online resource database

The CDC is pleased to announce the launch of CORIDOR,  the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s (NCCDPHP) Collection of Online Resources & Inventory Database.  CORIDOR  is an organized and readily accessible source for public health practitioners to … Read more


Penn Faculty: an Exciting Opportunity for Your Students Interested in Public Health!

Penn Faculty – here is an exciting opportunity for your students to share something they are passionate about in the fields of public health, prevention research, nutrition or health policy by presenting to a panel of nationally-respected judges.  Prize monies will be awarded … Read more


Coming in April!!! PRC Symposium: Accelerating Policies & Research on Food Access, Diet, and Obesity Prevention

              On Friday, April 28th, the University of Pennsylvania Prevention Research Center is hosting a symposium: “Accelerating Policies & Research on Food Access, Diet, and Obesity Prevention.” This one-day interdisciplinary event highlights the most current research … Read more