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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!

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

# 2 on Ten Top Tips for Healthy Living- Physicians encourage of water walking as therapy and good exercise for people with joint pain as water's buoyancy reduces the impact on joints. Working out in water can help improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and range of motion. #whynot #nocost #friendshavefun

Water Walking & More @ 5:30-6:30 PM with Marylou LaRose
at the YMCA This activity is at no cost, so what do you have to lose?
Twila Charles Foster Sylvia Hunolt Bernadette Santiago Heather Pearson Christie Starr Stacie Rogan Brittany Forrett Pam Ward Dana Overturf Remigio Panlaqui

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