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SPRC Highlights

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

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.

SPRC Annual Scientific Research Symposium

SPRC All Staff Retreat
May 13, 2020

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.

SPRC/PCPH Seminar Series
Stanford Prevention Research Center/Primary Care and Population Health
Thursday’s 4:30pm-5:20pm

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Fall 2020


October 22

Speaker: Brittany Pike, RN, MS (CHPR Alum), Matthew S. Kendra, PhD, Cindy Tran, MPH, Maura Lau, Jodi Prochaska, PhD, MPH, The Stanford Moonshot Team

Topic: Integration of Tobacco Treatment Services into Cancer Care at Stanford


October 29

Speaker: Donald Barr, PhD, Professor (Teaching) of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and, by courtesy, at the Graduate School of Education

Topic: TBD


November 5

Speaker: Josefina J. Card, PhD, President, Sociometrics Corporation

Topic: TBD


November 12 (Jennifer)

Speaker: Oksana Kutsa

Topic: Adaptation Of An Intervention to Reduce HIV-related Stigma Among Behavioral Health Providers


November 19

Speaker: Dilpreet Sahota

Topic: TBD