The Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center has been leading the field of prevention science since 1998, using research to create programs and inform policies that promote the health and well-being of children and families.
Shaping Programs, Changing Lives
Research projects and programs that promote healthy lifestyles
Elevating Prevention Science
Infrastructure and operational support for interdisciplinary research
Creating a New Generation of Researchers
Pre- and Post-doctoral training in prevention science
Research that Informs Policy
Evidence-based prevention practices to guide decision-making
September 9, 2021
New tool quantifies use of research evidence by legislators
September 7, 2021
HHD professor and graduate students “rappel for recovery”
August 25, 2021
Teacher candidates build self-awareness through case study exercise
August 18, 2021
Helping special education teachers under stress
Tue Sep 28
Seminar: "Alcohol use in the U.S.: Current trends, causes, and public health implications"
Katherine Keyes, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University
- Tuesday September 28, 2021 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
- Held via Zoom: https://psu.zoom.us/j/96357040079
Wed Sep 29
Lecture: "Health as a Daily Experience: Lessons from 42,243 Days of U.S. Adults"
David Almeida, Ph.D., Professor of Human Development and Family Studies and a faculty member with the Center for Healthy Aging at Penn State
- Wednesday September 29, 2021 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
- Location: Virtual
Thu Sep 30
Online training: "Bridges Out of Poverty"
With Nicole J. Baptiste, LMSW
- Thursday September 30, 2021 from 8:30 am–3:30 pm
- Location: Online