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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!

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    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.




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    Active Ottumwa

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    Active Ottumwa

    Tuesdays at Active Ottumwa have a lot to share, join in and get active to stay active!
    Walking Group @ 8-9 AM
    Betty and Remigio Panlaqui at Quincy Place Mall
    Video Led Yoga @ 5:30-6:30 PM
    Stacie Rogan at “The Lodge” behind the Good Samaritan Center. Take Albia Rd to Ridgewood Care Center, turn left on Skyline Dr., at 3 way stop, turn right and follow road to the left to The Lodge.
    Meet Stacie at the front door no later than 5:20 pm as the doors are locked for security reasons after the start of class
    Cardio Toning/Strength Training @ 6:30-7:15 PM
    Brittany Forrett @ “The Lodge”
    See directions under Yoga
    Meet Brittany at the front door at 6:20 pm, doors locked after start of class.

    NO Square Dance Lessons as OCSD is on spring break! Come join the fun next week!
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