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SPRC Highlights

Congratulations Dr. David Maron!
The Clinical Research Forum, a nonprofit foundation that promotes clinical research impact on health and healthcare, awarded its most prestigious honor, the Herbert Pardes Clinical Research Excellence Award.
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SPRC Annual Scientific Research Symposium
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Congratulations Dr. Jodi Prochaska and her team for their work to reduce tobacco use in Nome.
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Congratulations Dr. Abby King!
Abby King, Society of Behavioral Medicine's 2020 Distinguished Scientific Award Recipient.
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Abby King received the inagural lifetime achievement award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Behavior Nutrition/Physical Activity from the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity (ISBNPA). She received the award at the Society's annual scietific conference in Prague, Czeck Republic in June. Video of the presentation can be found here.

Tia Rich, PhD
A great SPRC ambassador noted for her mindfulness work at Department of Medicine's diversity and inclusion week with a memorable quote: "Resillience is the fuel of hope."
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Contemplation by Design
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Information for NEW Postdoctoral Candidates

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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.

Now Recruiting

The following programs are currently recruiting participants:

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

CHPR 200/SPRC Seminar Series via zoom

Thursdays, 8:30am 

Autumn Quarter 2021-2022

Due to COVID considerations, the CHPR 200 SPRC Seminar series cannot accommodate in-person attendance by individuals who are not enrolled in the course.   

Accordingly, we have set up a zoom link for those of you who would like to attend via zoom.

Day: Thursdays 

Time: 8:30-9:30am

Join URL: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/97336966348?pwd=YS91NVE2Rmk2OHk2dWZuaFV1Mkwrdz09

L 5 Oct 21- Grace Achepol (CHPR MS pending), Sandra Winter, PhD

A mixed methods approach exploring associations between resilience and experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic among older adults 

L 6 Oct 28- Matthew J. Landry, PhD, RDN

Impact of a School-Based Gardening, Cooking, Nutrition Intervention on Diet Intake and Quality: The TX Sprouts Randomized Controlled Trial 

L 7 Nov 4- Amy Bugwadia, MS (CHPR) 

Insights on Culturally-Specific Clinical Care from Asian Americans Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease 

L 8 Nov 11 - Catherine Gao, MS (CHPR)

Primary Care Approaches to Eating Disorder Care for TGNC Youth 

L 9 Nov 18 – Rhana Hashemi, (CHPR MS pending)

Adolescents' Perceptions of Substance Use Messages in the Age of Social Media 

Nov 25 – Thanksgiving, No Class

L 10 Dec 2 - Marcia Stefanick, PhD

Why sex and gender matter in Precision Medicine