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Prevention Research Centers (PRC)

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The Prevention Research Centers (PRC) program funds community-based research projects at 37 academic research centers across the United States; 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 • Conduct additional research funded by other federal agencies, foundations, and nonprofit organizations

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