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.

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Each gift will support evidence-based prevention research, which will have meaningful impact on communities across the globe.

Health and fitness classes are offered through our Health Improvement Program.

Now Recruiting

SPRC/GMD Weekly Seminar Series

March 26

Speaker: Robert Horowitz, M.D., Adjunct Clinical Professor, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Title: Healing From Within – Can Meditation Make Us Healthier

April 2

Speaker: Mikey Todd Trockel, Clinical Assistant Professor, Psych/General Psychiatry and Psychology (Adult), Stanford University

Title: Determinants of Physicians’ Professional Fulfillment vs. Burnout and Effects on Patient Outcomes

April  9

Speaker: Mark Cullen, Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine), Stanford University

Title: The Weaker Sex? Vulnerable Men, Resilient Women, and Variations in Sex Differences in Mortality since 1900

SPRC Honors Dr. Lisa Goldman Rosas as the 2014 Teaching Award Recipient

The annual SPRC Teaching Award this year goes to Lisa Goldman Rosas.

Lisa has been a highly active member of the SPRC family and she has excelled in teaching several courses over the last several years. She has also played a pivotal role in the expansion of our curriculum towards new educational initiatives. Her teaching excellence exemplifies in the best possible way how we can spread the word on the science of healthy living.