Message from the Director
Welcome to the website of SPRC. Our Center has a long tradition of excellence that spans a history of almost half a century.
We want to continue and strengthen this tradition with the adoption of new expertise, research methods, cutting-edge technologies, and interdisciplinary collaborations.
A new year—a new YOU! The On the Move with Stanford study is testing different phone-based programs to increase physical activity and healthy eating among Latinos.
If you are Latino, have a mobile phone, and are 45 years of age or older, you may be eligible to participate.
WELL: WELLNESS LIVING LABORATORY
Applying the Science of Health and Wellbeing
WELL science focuses on transforming health through a paradigm shift in the design, implementation, conduct, and interpretation of the science of healthy living.
WELL seeks to understand, validate and accelerate progress made in successful lifestyle behavior change and amplify both the magnitude of the behavior change and the magnitude of the health impacts.
To find out more about our new exciting program, please visit our WELL website.
M.S. in Community Health & Prevention Research (CHPR)
Congratulations to the Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC) - we received unanimous approval on May 28, 2015 from the Stanford Faculty Senate for our M.S. in Community Health & Prevention Research (CHPR). The SPRC faculty and program staff worked cohesively over the past academic year to create and deliver the program. The M.S. has been approved in perpetuity, effective September 1, 2015. We will evaluate co-term applications over the summer.
We look forward to the inaugural class this Fall!
Your can view details of this exciting new program via our CHPR page.
SPRC/GMD Weekly Seminar Series
All Seminars are located at Medical School Office Building (MSOB), Room X303, every Thursday from 4:05PM-5:00PM, unless noted.
Speaker: Robert Kaplan, PhD, Professor and Visiting Fellow, Stanford Center for Advanced Study of Behavioral Sciences
Title: Do We Need A New Paradigm For Biomedical Research?
Speaker: Deepika Laddu, Post Doctoral Fellow, Stanford Prevention Research Center
Title: Trunk Fat as a Predictor of Cardiovascular Outcomes in postmenopausal women: The Women's Health Initiative DXA Cohort
Title: Physical Activity Interventions in Type 2 Diabetes
Speaker: Latha Palaniappan MD, MS, FAHA, FACC, FACP, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
Each gift will support evidence-based prevention research, which will have meaningful impact on communities across the globe.