Health Improvement Program 

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

Since the 1980's, HIP has worked to improve the health of the Stanford Community and communities across the nation and around the world.

The Master of Science in Community Health and Prevention Research (CHPR)

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Community Health and Prevention Research (CHPR) is designed for students pursuing health-related careers focusing on chronic disease prevention, health and wellness promotion, and the pursuit of health equity.

WELL For Life at Stanford

WELL is a cutting-edge effort to help us understand and improve wellbeing for everyone. Medicine has long focused on how to diagnose and treat disease, but WELL is using a new approach focused on wellbeing to improve lifestyle behaviors and health. 

To find out more about our new exciting program, please visit our WELL For Life website.

Donate to SPRC

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

SPRC (Stanford Prevention Research Center)/PCPH (Primary Care and Population Health) Weekly Seminar Series

All Seminars are located at the Medical School Office Building (MSOB), Room X303, every Thursday from 4:00PM-5:00PM, unless noted.

April 19
Speaker: Emily Ozer, Ph.D. Professor, Community Health and Human Development, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Title: Engaging Youth as Experts in Promoting Adolescent Health and Wellbeing: Building the Empirical Field of Youth-Led Participatory Action Research (YPAR)

April 26
Speaker: TBD
Title: TBD

May 3
Speaker: Benjamin William Chrisinger, MUEP PhD, Postdocotral Research Fellow, Stanford Prevention Research Center
Title: How does the neighborhood feel? A pilot study to integrate wearable biosensors in citizen science research

May 10
Speaker: TBD
Title: TBD

May 17
Speaker: TBD
Title: TBD

May 24
Speaker: Dilpreet Sahota, Sylvia Zhang, Nicole Jackson - CHPR Students
Title: TBD

May 31
Speaker: Dr. MS Tzeng, Fu Jen University, Department of Nutrition, WELL Taiwan collaborator
Title: Diet in WELL Taiwan and implication for disease prevention

June 7
Speaker: Paul Krebs, PhD, Clinical Psychologist and Health Researcher, VA New York Harbor, Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine
Title: Integrating Risk-Based Feedback for Tobacco Interventions: A Survey of Studies

June 14
Speaker: Valerie Yerger, N.D., Associate Professor in Health Policy, US-San Francisco, School of Nursing
Title: Update on the San Francisco/Flavored Tobacco Ban Ordinance

June 21
Speaker: Dr. Christine Albert
Title: TBD

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