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
New faces for the New Year!
It’s a new year and with that the USF College of Public Health is happy to welcome the following new faculty and staff, adding to the college’s diversity and research specializations. Claudia Parvanta, PhD Dr. Claudia Parvanta is a professor in the Department of Community of Family Health and incoming director of the Florida Prevention […]
COPH rocked APHA in Denver
Go west. And, that is just what a herd of Bulls from the USF College of Public Health did on Oct. 29-Nov. 2. The caravan included students, alumni, faculty and staff. They convened in and around the Colorado Convention Center for the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver. The mission? Recruit […]
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 […]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Headlines

Celebrate Engineers

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Engineers Solve Workplace Safety and Health Problems

Living with a Heart Defect

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Learn about heart defects and about Caden, a child living with this condition.

Share Your Family History

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Tell your doctor if you have a family health history of heart disease.

ALS Biorepository Launched

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Learn about the National ALS Registry’s new ALS Repository.

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.