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.
Stanford Sierra Camp Health 4 All (H4A) Seminar Series this November
Register now for Stanford Sierra Camp H4A seminars from November 10-13 at beautiful Fallen Leaf Lake near Tahoe!
The Stanford Sierra Camp H4A Seminar Series is led by Stanford faculty and scholars and designed to engage a wide range of community members from Stanford and around the globe. All ages 18 and over are welcome.
Seminar topics include personal and community wellness, elder care, and more - all in the stunning Sierra Nevada mountains with hiking, sailing, and kayaking at your cabin door. Plenty of hot chocolate and seats near the cozy fireplace for relaxing, too.
Click here to visit our website for more information.
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.
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: Christopher Gardner, Professor (Research) of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University
Title: Preliminary Results From the DIETFITS Trial- Healthy Low-Fat vs. Healthy Low-Carb Weight Loss Diets
Speaker: Doug Owens, MD, Professor of Medicine (PCOR), and Professor, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy and, of Management Science and Engineering; Director, Center for Primary Care Outcomes Research
Title: Breast Cancer Screening: New Guidelines, Old Controversies
Speaker: Micah Berman, JD Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science, Oregon State University
Title: Risk Assessments for Tobacco Product Regulation
Each gift will support evidence-based prevention research, which will have meaningful impact on communities across the globe.