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Join us for our April 14 Lecture on Compassion: "Self to Cell: A Biological View of Flourishing"

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Our Focus

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.


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Shaping Programs, Changing Lives

Research projects and programs that promote healthy lifestyles


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Elevating Prevention Science

Infrastructure and operational support for interdisciplinary research

Graduate Education

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Creating a New Generation of Researchers

Pre- and Post-doctoral training in prevention science


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Research that Informs Policy

Evidence-based prevention practices to guide decision-making