PRC Researchers in the News

AUDIO: Karen Glanz: the Marketing of Junk Food on Knowledge@Wharton

UPenn PRC Director Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, was interviewed with Penn Professor Jason Riis by Dan Loney on Knowledge@Wharton about how major brand marketing favors junk food over healthy food options in the consumer marketplace.  “Food production companies are in the business of … Read more


Research on Community Health Care Worker Programs – Karen Glanz PhD and David Grande MD

In the December 2016 issue of Population Health Management, new research by UPenn PRC Director Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, and Core Lead David Grande, MD, MPA, examines how evidence-based interventions help community health worker (CHW) programs adapt to health care needs.   … Read more


PRC Director Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, Appointed to Advisory Council for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

PHILADELPHIA (January 13, 2017) – The United States Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Sylvia Burwell, recently appointed the University of Pennsylvania’s Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, George A. Weiss University Professor and Professor of Epidemiology and Nursing, to the … Read more


Healthy Foods Take a Back Seat to Junk Food When It Comes to Marketing: PRC Director Karen Glanz on Knowledge@Wharton

UPenn PRC Director Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, was interviewed with Penn Professor Jason Riis by Dan Loney on Knowledge@Wharton about how major brand marketing favors junk food over healthy food options in the consumer marketplace.  “Food production companies are in the business … Read more


Libraries Can Be a Health Resource for Vulnerable Populations: PRC Researchers Cannuscio, Grande, & Klusaritz

In a recent Fox News Health report, UPenn PRC Community Engagement Core Lead Carolyn Cannuscio ScD, shed light on the role modern-day libraries can play as multi-faceted community resource centers. “Some people would argue that libraries are old-fashioned, outmoded institutions that … Read more


PRC Director Karen Glanz Tackles the Stigma Associated With Prostate Cancer

UPenn PRC Director and Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor Karen Glanz, PhD, is tackling the stigma associated with prostate cancer in a new project with collaborator Neha Vapiwala, MD, Penn associate professor of radiation oncology.  Building on the 2015 UPenn PRC … Read more