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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…

UPCOMING EVENTS

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



  • 07/16

    Baila y Vive

    5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    St. Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church


  • 07/16

    Walking Group

    5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Quincy Place Mall


  • 07/16

    Bike Ride

    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Greater Ottumwa Park


  • 07/16

    Walking Group

    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Beach Ottumwa


  • 07/17

    Walking Group

    8:00 am – 9:00 am
    Quincy Place Mall

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

We are doing a survey with those who attend our activities, it only takes about five minutes. Please come 15 to 30 minutes before the activity to do the survey! Thanks! ...

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Active Ottumwa

All activities with Active Ottumwa are FREE!

Planting to Harvest at 9-10 am 🍅🥒🥕
Brenda Jones from United Way at the Community Gardens behind the SIEDA building (310 W Main)

Walking Groups 🚶‍♂️🚶‍♀️
Peggy Wixom at 11:30 am-to 12:30 pm Bridge View Center
Twila Charles Foster at 5-5:30 pm at Quincy Place Mall
Brandy Vanderpol at 6-7 pm Meet at the Beach entrance on Church St.

Bike Ride at 6-7 pm 🚴‍♀️🚴‍♂️
Brittany Forrett at Greater Ottumwa Park; meet at Tee-Pee; Bring helmet and water

Dana Overturf Stacie Rogan Remigio Panlaqui Pam Ward Sylvia Hunolt Bernadette Santiago Sandy Berto Jean Dell Connie Bradley Millard
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