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…

Dana Overturf leads an exercise class at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

Ottumwa residents get active

Hundreds of Ottumwans are improving their health through a PRC partnership that encourages residents to get up and move. 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…

Image of a school student's desk with markers, paper, and a paper plate with a cracker, cheese and grapes.

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…

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Leadership of the Active Ottumwa project is now overseen by Becky Graeve and the two Hy-Vee grocery stores of Ottumwa. The Active Ottumwa Community Advisory Board will continue to provide support to the program. To find out information about the current happenings of Active Ottumwa, visit the Active Ottumwa Facebook page.

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