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The UCLA/RAND Prevention Research Center is part of a national network of 37 academic research centers, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To learn more about the Prevention Research Center (PRC) network and program, please click here

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Posted on April 24, 2014

On Saturday, March 15th, the PRC's Youth Community Advisory Board (YCAB) members partnered with PRC Staff to assess the walkability of the streets, sidewalks, and intersections in the area...

Posted on December 17, 2013

Twelve students from Carson High School’s Academy of Medical Arts volunteered to conduct a walkability assessment of the streets, sidewalks, and intersections in the area surrounding Carson High...

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Live Webcast - Community-Based Participatory Research: Leave your Parachute at Home 

Date: Friday, December 12, 2014 
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm EST
Hosted by: Michigan Public Health Training Center
Click Here to Register 

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) is one approach for assessing population health and evaluating programs. In this live webcast, Dr. Jody Vogelzang and Dr. Wayne Squires will use the example of a research project focused on food insecurity in Grand Rapids, Michigan to provide an overview of the CBPR approach with a focus on stakeholder involvement. The presentation will illustrate how CBPR transitions the focus from doing public health research and practice "for" to do it "with" community partners.