Adapting to Better Support Partners & Communities During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Double exposure of a person and a medical mask

We recognize that priorities for our partners have shifted, rightfully so, and we are pivoting to help them meet new needs. Where possible, we are also revamping our projects to gain new knowledge about how best to serve our communities.


UW HPRC Student Honored as a 2020 Husky 100

Perla Bravo Acevedo

Perla Bravo Acevedo as one of the Husky 100 this year. The award goes to 100 University of Washington students who actively connect what happens inside and outside of the classroom and apply what they learn to make a difference on campus, in their communities, and for the future.


HPRC Welcomes a New Chair for Its Community Advisory Board

Margaret Boddie

The UW Health Promotion Research Center (UW HPRC) is proud to announce Margaret Boddie as its newest Community Advisory Board chair. The board includes representatives from many of our community partner organizations.


Reflecting on Our Success & Looking Forward

2020 in the sky at sunrise

The UW Health Promotion Research Center (UW HPRC) takes a look at its successes from the last five-year funding cycle and looks ahead at what to expect next.


PEARLS Featured in School of Public Health Magazine

Illustration showing people living, working, and playing.

The Health Promotion Research Center’s program known as PEARLS has been featured in a UW School of Public Health’s new magazine.


CDC Continues Funding HPRC as a Prevention Research Center

Peggy Hannon, Mark Snowden, and Lesley Steinman

The University of Washington’s Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC) has once again been awarded funding as part of a select group of national prevention research centers.


Looking Back at 2018, Looking Forward to 2019

Impact Data for 2018

Greetings and welcome to 2019 from the Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC) Director, Peggy Hannon. Read highlights on 2018, and see what to look forward to in 2019.


Hypertension Control Study Findings: How Partnerships Can Help

We learned how community-based organizations and community health workers partner with clinics to improve blood pressure control, and what makes these partnerships successful.


Award-Winning AAPI Dementia Action Guide Available for Download

AAIP couple reading together

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.


PEARLS Connect Update

Hispanic couple reading printed documents together

There is strong evidence that PEARLS (Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives) is an effective model to treat late-life depression in low-income older adults with multiple chronic conditions.


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