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
Dr. Amy Alman works with interdisciplinary team to develop app for teens with asthma
USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Amy Alman completed the trial portion and is now in the data analysis phase of an app that she and fellow USF researchers have developed as a tool for teens with asthma. Alman, an assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, said the app is a way […]
Social Marketing Conference inspires action
More than 200 attendees gathered at the 24th Social Marketing Conference, June 15-18, in Clearwater, Fla., hosted by USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health. Social marketing has been vital to planning numerous public health interventions, according to Dr. Carol Bryant, Distinguished USF Health Professor. “It’s a very sophisticated way to […]
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 […]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Headlines

Pregnant? Get a Flu Shot!

Pushlished on:10/26/2016 5:45:00 AM

If you're pregnant, a flu shot is your best protection against serious flu illness.

At high risk for the flu?

Pushlished on:10/24/2016 5:20:00 AM

Some people have a high risk chance of flu complications. Are you at risk?

Prevent Lead Poisoning

Pushlished on:10/24/2016 5:15:00 AM

Lead poisoning can be prevented. Learn how to prevent children’s exposure.

World Stroke Day

Pushlished on:10/24/2016 5:00:00 AM

Learn your risk for stoke and take action to prevent stroke or get treatment quickly if you have a stroke

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.