The Latest

Advances in Alzheimer’s imaging are changing the experience of Alzheimer’s disease

Stites, S.D., Milne, R., Karlawish, J. Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring Volume 10, 1 January 2018, Pages 285-300 PRC Investigator, Dr. Jason Karlawish joined S.D. Stites and R. Milne to study how a bio marker-based diagnosis can … Read more


Colon Cancer Prevention Month

We’re helping local health clinics increase colorectal screening rates by addressing barriers to screening, such as financial help for uninsured patients or training healthcare workers to follow-up with patients. #ColorectalCancer In honor of Colon Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve assembled some … Read more


A national survey of young women’s beliefs about quitting indoor tanning: implications for health communication messages

A national survey of young women’s beliefs about quitting indoor tanning: implications for health communication messages Amy Bleakley, Amy Jordan, Morgan E Ellithorpe, DeAnn Lazovich, Sara Grossman, Karen Glanz Translational Behavioral Medicine, ibx007, https://doi.org/10.1093/tbm/ibx007 Published:15 March 2018   Indoor tanning is a risk factor for skin … Read more


Year in Review

2017 marked our 3rd year as a Prevention Research Center funded by the CDC. We look forward to new and continued collaborations across Penn, the Philadelphia area, and the PRC Network in 2018!


PIK Seminar on Health Disparities

On November 29, 2017, three of University of Pennsylvania’s distinguished professors presented their collaboration on Health Disparities in the second PIK seminar. Penn Integrates Knowledge (PIK) is a program where the hand-picked professors collaborate and “bring knowledge together across disciplines … Read more


Viewpoint Op Ed: Don’t let a single diagnosis define the patient

In the November 6 edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Karen Glanz shares her father’s experience with health care and offers ideas on how we handle patients and their diagnosis in the future. While shared and electronic medical records have many benefits, … Read more