Florida Prevention Research Center



Florida Prevention Research Center


Our Mission:

To develop, implement and evaluate evidence-based approaches to strengthen community capacity for sustained disease prevention and health promotion.

The Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) uses community-based prevention marketing (CBPM) for systems change to develop, adapt, implement, evaluate, and disseminate evidence-based approaches to strengthen state and local health departments’ and community coalitions’ capacity for sustained disease prevention and health promotion. The FPRC’s health priority will be the reduction of cancer disparities, and the core research project for the next five years will focus on the promotion of colorectal cancer screening (CRCS).
News and Headlines
USF professors awarded grant to reduce sodium consumption in Latin America
The team members of the University of South Florida World Health Organization Collaboration Center (WHO CC) were awarded a grant to create social marketing strategies to reduce sodium consumption in Latin America. USF is part of an overall project funded at $1.2 million. Anthropology Professor Linda Whiteford and Distinguished Health Professor Carol Bryant have been […]
USF hosts international Social Marketing Conference, June 17-18
The Social Marketing Conference enters its 24th year with a continued and vigorous commitment to social marketing’s robust capacity to influence complex social problems. Based at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater, FL, the June 17-18 conference includes plenary sessions, interactive panels and focused collaborative sessions. Carol Bryant, PhD, MS, director of USF’s Florida […]
Florida Prevention Research Center helps youth to “Snack Strong”
The Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) at the USF College of Public Health worked with the Lexington, Kentucky Tweens Nutrition and Fitness coalition to make healthy foods more accessible throughout the city. One initiative, Better Bites: Snack Strong, provides technical assistance and marketing support to improve the nutritional quality of menus at venues that cater […]
COPH students receive awards at 2015 APHA meeting and expo
The American Public Health Association (APHA) hosts an annual event that attracts thousands of professionals and students from across the U.S. and world to network and share their research and experiences. Three students from USF College of Public Health were earned and received awards at the 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct.31-Nov.4, in Chicago. Rachel […]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Headlines

Updated Guidance for Pools

Pushlished on:7/18/2016 10:15:00 AM

Use updated pool code guidance to help keep swimming healthy and fun.

Busting Fragile X Myths

Pushlished on:7/18/2016 5:15:00 AM

CDC addresses misperceptions about fragile X syndrome.

CDC's VetoViolence Website

Pushlished on:7/18/2016 5:00:00 AM

See the VetoViolence website to learn how to stop violence before it happens.

What is CO Poisoning?

Pushlished on:7/14/2016 9:00:00 AM

Learn the symptoms of preventable CO poisoning and keep your family safe.

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.