The Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC) is one of 25 Prevention Research Centers across the country funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


We conduct community-based research that promotes the health and well-being of middle-aged and older adults, particularly those most at risk of health disparities.

Additional Updates & Highlights

Perla Bravo Acevedo

HPRC Student Honored as a 2020 Husky 100

HPRC is excited to announce that UW honored Perla Bravo Acevedo as one of the Husky 100 this year. Read more »

HPRC Welcomes New Chair for Community Advisory Board

HPRC is proud to announce Margaret Boddie as its newest Community Advisory Board chair. Read more »

Reflecting on Our Successes & Looking Forward

Thank you to our staff, faculty, students, and community partners! Your input and expertise make HPRC a successful center and vital organization. See the highlights from the 2014-2019 funding cycle. Read more »

APEX Award Winner 2018

Award-Winning AAPI Dementia Action Guide Available for Download

The Action Guide, “Connecting with AAPIs About Dementia,” is for community-based organizations working to educate and empower Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities about dementia. Read more »

Rapid Assessment of Physical Activity

Rapid Assessment of Physical Activity (RAPA) Available for Download

This questionnaire allows clinicians to quickly assessing the level of physical activity of their older adult patients. RAPA is available in English, European Spanish, Mexican Spanish, and Vietnamese. Read more »

More Updates & Information

Find all the latest information on what is happening at the Health Promotion Research Center, or take a look back through past stories from us. Read more »