PRC Researchers in the News

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


A 1-day conference on tobacco control and products in Philadelphia

November 16, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Study at University City, 3700 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA Featured Speakers • Michael Amato, PhD Methodologist and Research Investigator Truth Initiative • Michael Fiore, MD, MPH, MBA Hilldale Professor of Medicine … Read more

Evaluating Healthy Vending Policies for Youth in Four Cities – Report Now Available

Evaluating Healthy Vending Policies for Youth in Four Cities Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH and her team recently conducted an evaluation of healthy vending policies and initiatives affecting youth in four cities: Chicago Parks District in Chicago, Illinois; Mecklenburg County, North … Read more


Is it dementia? Dr. Jason Karlawish helps you identify the signs

Aging happens differently for everyone and forgetting some details for daily tasks is not always cause for alarm. But there are signs that you or a loved one are showing signs of dementia or other diseases, like Alziemer’s. Dr. Jason … Read more


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


Coverage of Hawaii’s ban on certain sunscreens and the risks involved

Hawaii proposed and then passed a bill banning sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate in order to “preserve marine ecosystems.” PRC director and Penn professor, Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, co-authored an op-ed for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser titled, “Suncreens save lives, have … Read more