Florida Prevention Research Center

  



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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. 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 […]
USF College of Public Health Becomes World Health Organization Collaborating Center
The World Health Organization has designated the USF College of Public Health as a WHO Collaborating Center for Social Marketing and Social Change to address non-communicable diseases. With the designation of WHO CC on Social Marketing, USF College of Public Health joins a select group of centers around the world. Appointed by the WHO director-general, […]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Headlines

Disaster Preparedness for Your Pet

Pushlished on:5/28/2015 8:45:00 AM

If a natural disaster strikes, what will happen to your pet? Be prepared: make a plan and prepare a disaster kit for your pet.

Foodborne Outbreak Data

Pushlished on:5/27/2015 11:30:00 AM

Outbreaks provide important insights into how germs spread, which food and germ combinations make people sick, and how to prevent food poisoning.

Prevent Hepatitis A

Pushlished on:5/26/2015 12:00:00 PM

During Hepatitis Awareness Month, learn more about how the hepatitis A vaccine can protect you from getting infected when traveling.

Preteen Vaccine

Pushlished on:5/26/2015 12:00:00 PM

During Hepatitis Awareness Month, learn more about how the hepatitis A vaccine can protect you from getting infected when traveling.

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.