PRC Researchers in the News

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


Karen Glanz named Associate Director and Program Leader at the Abramson Cancer Center

Monday, November 26, 2018, Abramson Cancer Center director, Robert Vonderheide and deputy director, Katherine Nathanson announced the appointment of Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH as Associate Director for Community Engaged Research and Leader for the Cancer Control Program. “Dr. Glanz is the … Read more


Taking more than one precaution to prevent skin cancer

Compensation Behaviors and Skin Cancer Prevention American Journal of Preventive Medicine, EPub ahead of print, October 19, 2018 Amy Bleakley, DeAnn Lazovich, Amy B. Jordan, Karen Glanz   You’ve heard the message to wear sunscreen or wear protective clothing to … Read more