December 13, 2021

New Field Guide Available for Cancer Prevention Programs

Rachel Seymour

colorectal cancer under a microscope showing in purple and blue circles

Despite strong evidence to support colorectal cancer screening, many adults are not screened as recommended. Lower screening rates directly contribute to higher death rates from colorectal cancer. HPRC and its cancer prevention and control partners wanted to help clinics change this by creating a field guide to support public health and health care organizations in working with their primary care clinic partners.

June 5, 2020

Adapting to Better Support Partners & Communities During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Rachel Seymour

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.

February 26, 2020

Reflecting on Our Success & Looking Forward

Rachel Seymour

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.

February 25, 2020

UW HPRC Researchers Take Part in Unique Journal Supplement

Rachel Seymour

Wendy Barrington and Linda Ko

Researchers with the UW Health Promotion Research Center (UW HPRC) played a key part in producing a supplemental issue of the “Preventive Medicine” journal, using collaboration to elevate their scientific findings and identify disparities in public health as part of the CDC’s Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN).

October 17, 2019

CDC Continues Funding for HPRC to Participate in Two Thematic Networks — CPCRN & MEW

Rachel Seymour

Nurse talking to older woman

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is funding the Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC) with $3.14 million over five years to continue participate in with two national research networks — the Cancer Prevention and Control Network (CPCRN) and the Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) Network.

February 7, 2019

Looking Back at 2018, Looking Forward to 2019

Rachel Seymour

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.

February 1, 2018

Looking Back at 2017, Look Forward to 2018

Rachel Seymour

HPRC Impact Numbers for 2017

Happy 2018! The Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC) wishes you a healthy and fulfilling new year.