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A network of academic researchers, public health agencies, and community members that conducts applied research in disease prevention and control.

Featured Prevention Research Story

Mini-Grants May Maximize Health in South Carolina
Lottie Spencer shows off V.I.M. Park in Sumter, South CarolinaWith the help of the University of South Carolina PRC, community groups have turned small grants into walking tracks in underserved areas of Sumter County. The community hopes to increase physical activity in the county, which has a high burden of chronic disease.


See catalog of past stories of prevention research.

See booklet of prevention research stories. (PDF-2MB)


A Collective Voice for Well-Being: The Story of the National Community Committee (PDF-989K)

Cover of the Collective Voice for Well-Being bookletMembers of PRC communities have developed a national committee to support community-based prevention research. Read about the history and mission of the committee, the outcomes of committee members' combined action, and the resources the members have brought home to improve health and well-being in their neighborhoods.



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