HPRC in the News

Delivering Depression Care to Diverse Elderly Communities 

Northwest Public Health Magazine — June 12, 2017

For over a decade, the Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC) in the Department of Health Services has worked with CoMotion and other University of Washington organizations to train more than 800 people from 70 community-based organizations to implement the Program to Encourage Active and Rewarding Lives (PEARLS).

AARP Foundation Awards HPRC $750,000 for PEARLS study 

ASPPH — March 24, 2017

A grant from the AARP Foundation will fund research to evaluate the financial and social benefits of HPRC’s Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives – or PEARLS program, a national depression treatment program for older adults.

AJPM March 2017 Supplement Features 30 Years of PRC Research 

American Journal of Preventive Medicine — February 21, 2017

A special supplement in the March 2017 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine highlights 30 years of research by the CDC’s Prevention Research Centers. HPRC authors are featured in seven articles representing a variety of studies intended to identify unique public health solutions for those experiencing health disparities.

Rachel Ceballos Receives 2016 Aetna Award 

Fred Hutch Center News — November 21, 2016

HPRC affiliate investigator Rachel Ceballos was honored with the 2016 Aetna Award for Excellence in Research on Older Women and Public Health. The award recognized her study of African-American breast cancer patients after active treatment.

Steve Zeliadt’s JAMA Article Selected as VA Health Services Article of the Year 

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs — November 21, 2016

HPRC investigator Steve Zeliadt’s JAMA article about lung cancer screening among veterans was selected as Article of the Year by the Veterans Administration Health Services Research & Development Service. The subject of the article was a Special Interest Project funded by the CDC’s Prevention Research Centers progam.

Message from UW President Ana Mari Cauce about the Presidential Election 

UW President's Blog — November 8, 2016

Washington Center Expands Depression Care to Reach Diverse Communities 

ASPPH — October 6, 2016

Researchers at the University of Washington School of Public Health have partnered with local, state and national organizations to help diverse elderly populations manage depression and social isolation.

Washington Faculty Members Receive CDC Funding to Study Cancer Topics 

ASPPH — September 23, 2016

The Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC) in the University of Washington School of Public Health has been awarded $900,000 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for studies that address cancer disparities.

Washington Faculty Member Authors APEX Award-Winning Publication 

ASPPH — September 8, 2016

Dr. Basia Belza, a core investigator of the Health Promotion Research Center at the University of Washington School of Public Health, and partners in five states authored an award-winning guide for developing mall walking programs throughout the country.

HPRC Director Peggy Hannon Awarded James W. Mifflin Professorship 

UW Department of Health Services — September 1, 2016

After a nomination process across the School of Public Health, Dr. Peggy Hannon, Associate Professor in Health Services, has been selected as  the holder of the James W. Mifflin University Professorship. The purpose of the James W. Mifflin University Professorship is to enhance the University’s ability to attract and retain distinguished UW faculty whose professional […]