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The UCLA Center for Prevention Research

The UCLA Center for Prevention Research conducts prevention research that address the needs of children, adolescents, young adults and their families. The Center is a partnership of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, the UCLA Department of Pediatrics and a wide range of community partners. The Center is innovative in its approach to community service, partnering with ethnically and economically diverse communities in Los Angeles County to identify opportunities for the Center to provide technical support to community groups for program implementation and assessment. In addition, the Center has partnerships with the L.A. Unified School District, L.A. County Department of Health Services, and other local groups.

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Posted on September 23, 2016

Through this community-partnered research project, Breathe LA, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Carson, and UCLA will adapt an evidence-based classroom tobacco use prevention education program for the...

Posted on September 23, 2016

Using a mixed-methods approach, we will assess high school students understanding and use regarding electronic cigarettes.

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