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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…

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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…

UPCOMING EVENTS

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.

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What is Active Ottumwa? Click on the video to learn more. ...

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Today Physical Activity Leader, Twila Foster will be at Quincy Place Mall to sign up new participants at 5PM. All new participants will receive a FREE water bottle. Sign in, be a part of Active Ottumwa and remember that you can walk at your own pace. ...

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