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


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.

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.

February 16
Michelle M. Mello, JD, Ph.D., Professor of Law, Stanford Law School, Professor of Health Research and Policy, Stanford School of Medicine
Clinical Trial Data Sharing: Study Participants’ Views

February 23
 John Trepanowski, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Prevention Research Center
Improved Insulin Sensitivity and Beta Cell Function with a Healthy Low Fat or a Low Carbohydrate Weight Loss Diet: A Twelve –Month Randomized Trial

Speaker:  Ben Chrisinger, Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Prevention Research Center
Leveraging Citizen Science for Healthier Food Environments: A Pilot Study of Evaluate Corner in Camden, New Jersey

March 2
Randall Stafford, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Director, Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices
Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial: Implications for Risk-Based Treatment


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