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UW HPRC IN THE NEWS

Read about the UW Health Promotion Research Center in local, regional, and national publications.

2021

YMCA: Preventing and controlling chronic disease locally – part 2 (featuring Enhance®Fitness)
Marion Star (Marion, Ohio), May 2021

GSA’s KAER Toolkit Promotes Care Conversations on Brain Health, Cognitive Status (reference to Annette Fitzpatrick’s project to improve early detection of cognitive impairment with the KAER model)
The Gerontological Society of America, March 2021

2020

2019

Pearl of a Program: Encouraging active, rewarding lives among older adults with depressive symptoms
UW Public Health Magazine, Fall 2019

These malls were made for walking: fitness and friendship before the stores open
Raleigh News & Observer, November 2019

Washington: Faculty Member Honored by National Council of Negro Women
Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), October 2019

Wendy Barrington Honored by the National Council of Negro Women
UW School of Nursing (Featured in UW Today newsletter), October 2019

New UW center receives NIH grant to improve the fight against cancer
UW News (Featured in UW Today newsletter), October 2019

Staying healthy, active as older adults
Missoulian, October 2019

CDC continues funding UW HPRC as a National Prevention Research Center
Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), September 2019

CDC continues funding UW HPRC as a National Prevention Research Center
UW School of Public Health (Featured in UW Today newsletter), September 2019

Everyday Improvements You Can Make Right Now to Boost Your Brain Health and Extend Your ‘Mindspan’
Parade, July 2019

2018

‘Small-town atmosphere’: At Towson Town Center, before stores open, walkers rule
Baltimore Sun, September 2018

UW Center Wins 2018 APEX Award for Action Guide about Dementia
Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), August 2018

University of Washington’s PEARLS Model Reduces Depression Among Older Adults
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), July 2018

Washington Faculty Member Awarded $3.1 Million NIH Grant to Expand Workplace Wellness Program
Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), June 2018

HBRN Studies Exercise Outcome Measures
Alzheimer’s Association Public Health News, February 2018

AARP Foundation Grantee Profiles: PEARLS
AARP Foundation, January 2018

2017

Connecting with Asian American and Pacific Islanders about Dementia
Northwest Regional Primary Care Association, December 2017

Human Services Department Awards 12 Innovation Fund Grants for Pilot Program
City of Seattle Human Services, August 2018

Delivering Depression Care to Diverse Elderly Communities
Northwest Public Health Magazine (now the UW Public Health Magazine), June 2017

PEARLS of Hope: How a New, Targeted Treatment Program Helped a Senior Move from Depression to Dating
Huff Post, May 2017

AARP Foundation Awards $750,000 Grant to Washington Center
Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), March 2017

Public Health Experts Celebrate 30 Years of CDC’s Prevention Research Solutions for Communities with Health Disparities
American Journal of Preventative Medicine, February 2017

2016

Good News: Ceballos honored for public health research
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, November 2016

HSR&D Announces Best Research Paper of the Year Award Recipients (Includes Steve Zeliadt from UW HPRC)
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, November 2016

Washington Center Expands Depression Care to Reach Diverse Communities
Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), October 2016

Washington Faculty Members Receive CDC Funding to Study Cancer Topics
Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), September 2016

Washington Faculty Member Authors APEX Award-Winning Publication
Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), September 2016

UW HPRC Director Peggy Hannon Awarded James W. Mifflin Professorship
UW Department of Health Services, September 2016

Feet First Case Study: Mall Walking
Walkable Washington, May 2016

Why health experts want some of you to spend time at the mall
Washington Post, April 2016