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.


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

February 19, 2015

Speaker: Anne Sanquini, Ph.D. Candidate
Stanford University

Title: Accelerating the mitigation of natural hazard risk: Early RCT results from a novel communications intervention


February 26, 2015

Speaker: Latha Palaniappan, Clinical Professor
Stanford University

Title: Separate and Not Equal - Cardiovascular Disease Among Asian American subgroups


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.