Florida Prevention Research Center

  



               CBPM


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
Pioneers of social marketing discuss its founding and its future
Dr. Carol Bryant was on the ground floor of the USF College of Public Health’s social marketing program when the social marketing field was in its infancy.  She credits Dr. Stan Graven, chair of the Department of Community and Family Health at the time, for the idea of a social marketing conference. “He asked me […]
Dr. Carol Bryant has a permanent place in Florida public health history
De Mayor’s proclamation didn’t do a bit of good, Kase all de oldest citizens was breakin’ for the woods. You never seen so many folks at the Duval County Fair, As run aboard de steamboats in the Yaller Fever Scare. — From a song by the Florida Minstrels, ca. 1887   “One road leads to […]
Empowering Coalitions to Make a Difference in Public Health Issues
Case study shows how USF’s Florida Prevention Research Center developed successful community programs that attracted the CDC’s attention The Florida Prevention Research Center at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health led a community-based obesity-prevention coalition to complete the Community-Based Prevention Marketing Policy Development process, following eight action steps and resulting in Better […]
Passing the reins at the PRC
Florida Prevention Research Center’s Carol Bryant partners with Julie Baldwin on transition to 2016 retirement This month, Carol Bryant, PhD, distinguished USF Health professor and director of the Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) at the University of South Florida’s (USF) College of Public Health, will begin officially passing the torch to Julie Baldwin, PhD, professor […]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Headlines

Sickle Cell Trait Toolkit

Pushlished on:9/2/2015 5:00:00 AM

Check out the SCT toolkit to learn more about sickle cell trait.

Childhood Obesity Month

Pushlished on:9/1/2015 9:00:00 AM

Learn about ways you can promote healthy growth in children and prevent obesity.

Healthier School Meals

Pushlished on:8/31/2015 9:45:00 AM

Schools successfully using practices to make school meals healthier.

A Story of Health

Pushlished on:8/31/2015 5:00:00 AM

A new eBook on how to promote health and prevent disease.

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.