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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Prevention Research Centers

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The Prevention Research Centers program funds community-based research projects at 37 academic research centers across the U.S.; 5 developmental and 32 comprehensive centers. These centers: Conduct research projects that promote health and prevent disease; Build research teams of multidisciplinary faculty; Seek solutions, strategies, and policies that address public health problems; Participate in research networks that address priority health issues, such as healthy aging, cancer prevention & control, and obesity prevention; Build long-term relationships for engaging communities as partners in research; Conduct research in directions guided by advisory boards of community leaders; Develop and deliver trainings that enhance the public health workforce; and Conduct additional research funded by other federal agencies, foundations, and nonprofit organizations.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Research Initiative

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