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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 26 academic research centers across the United States. These centers: (1) Conduct research projects that promote health and prevent disease; (2) Build research teams of multidisciplinary faculty; (3) Seek solutions, strategies, and policies that address public health problems; (4) Participate in research networks that address priority health issues, such as healthy aging, cancer prevention & control, and obesity prevention; (5) Build long-term relationships for engaging communities as partners in research; (6) Conduct research in directions guided by advisory boards of community leaders; (7) Develop and deliver trainings that enhance the public health workforce; and (8) Conduct additional research funded by other federal agencies, foundations, and nonprofit organizations.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Research Initiative

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