Florida Prevention Research Center


Mahmooda is a Social Behavioral Researcher at the Florida Prevention Research Center and is a doctoral student in the Department of Community and Family Health at the University of South Florida (USF), College of Public Health. Her work with the center focuses on training and evaluation activities related to the dissemination of the Community Based Prevention Marketing (CBPM) framework and social marketing.
Tali is the Center Program Administrator at the Florida Prevention Research Center, University of South Florida. Her areas of interest include social marketing, chronic diseases and adolescents’ health with an emphasis on qualitative research methods. She has over six years of experience working as a health educator and clinical nutritionist with emphasis on chronic diseases in the Israeli healthcare system in both clinical and public health settings. In the past five years Tali has served as a research associate at the PRC addressing issues related to adolescents’ asthma, teen pregnancy, mobile technology in health care, and obesity prevention. Tali received her MPH in health education and a social marketing graduate certificate from the University of South Florida. She is currently a PhD student at the Measurement, Research, and Evaluation program at the College of Education, USF.
Sara Silva graduated with a BA from the University of South Florida and now works at USF as staff assistant for Community and Family Health, the Chiles Center, FPRC and the Harrell Center. At the FPRC she assists with administration duties including travel, purchasing and collection of information regarding the center. Her interests lie in social marketing and children & families. 

The College of Public Health at the University of South Florida is the parent organization for the Florida Prevention Research Center and is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cooperative agreement number 1-U48-DP-005024-01.