Images of former PRC students.

Careers in Public Health

Learn more about a few of the many PRC students who have gone on to rewarding public health careers. Read more…

Cancer Prevention in Latino Community

A team of CPH investigators, including Jason Daniel-Ulloa, are studying cancer issues in the state’s Latino population. The researchers are partnering with residents in West Liberty, IA. Read more…

Prof. Barbara Baquero at a grocery store.

Comunidades Saludables

Barbara Baquero is building connections to improve the health of rural communities, with a focus on Iowa’s growing Latino population. Read more…

Prevention Research Centers

The Prevention Research Centers study how people and their communities can avoid or counter the risks for chronic illnesses. Read more…

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Giving kids a taste for healthy foods

Pick a better snack™  developed by the Iowa Nutrition Network in the Iowa Department of Public Health is becoming a model for other states.  Read more…


The University of Iowa Prevention Research Center offers workshops, seminars and events for the community. Discover what we have to offer you!

Active Ottumwa

In April 2012, the UI PRC began partnering with the Ottumwa community to improve the quality of life and health of Ottumwa residents.




8 hours ago

Active Ottumwa

Tai chi on Saturday morning is canceled due to the impending snowstorm! Remember to keep moving where ever you are! #movingmore #sittingless #besafe

Stacie Rogan Christie Starr Twila Charles Foster Marylou LaRose Pam Ward Sylvia Hunolt Jean Dell Linda Coffin Remigio Panlaqui and Betty Bernadette Santiago Dana Overturf Diana Critchlow Connie Hammersley-Wilson Estefany Guido
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1 day ago

Active Ottumwa

Due to the Winter Storm Warning that has been issued for Friday, Water Walking & More has been cancelled. Stay safe! 🤽‍♀️🤽‍♂️
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