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Article by Glanz and her team receives honor from major nutrition journal

UPenn PRC Director Karen Glanz, MPH, PhD and her co-authors received the 2019 High-Impact Award from the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB) for a highly cited paper published in 2016. The publication focuses on synthesizing the evidence about … Read more


A call for answers for the ‘Three Identical Strangers’

UPenn PRC Director, Karen Glanz, MPH, PhD and Holly Fernandez Lynch of Penn’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy , shine a light on the responsibilities of the research ethics community when it comes to deceptive experiments like the … Read more


Abramson Cancer Center Population Science Research Seminar Series

Join us for our lunch-time seminar series. Each month, a speaker will present their findings on research related to population science and cancer research. Questions and registration The seminar series includes: Thursday, January 17th, 2019 – Room 1319 Blockley HallRobert Krouse, MD, Surgery Chief, CMCVAMC … Read more


Year in Review – 2018

As we begin the new year 2019, we’ve compiled some highlights of the past year at the UPenn Prevention Research Center.  Enjoy the video, and note some of our key accomplishments: We saw  results of our research in skin cancer … Read more


Highlights from the 2018 Evidence Academy

The Tobacco Control Science Evidence Academy was held last Friday, November 16, 2018 at The Study at University City. There was ample space for the 90 registrants, breakfast and lunch, along with nine different breakout sessions. All were there to … Read more

Call for Flash Talks at the Tobacco Control Conference

We are seeking researchers, graduate students, postdocs, and community public health practitioners to give 6-minute “flash talks” about tobacco research, practice, or advocacy at the Tobacco Control Science Evidence Academy on Friday, November 16, 2018 in Philadelphia. Talks in all … Read more