SPR 'Abstract of Distinction' award goes to Research-to-Policy Collaborative

Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

A symposium organized by Assistant Research Professor and Co-Director of the Research-to-Policy Collaborative (RPC) Taylor Scott won an 'Abstract of Distinction' Award at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) held June 2-4.

The symposium, Justice for All: Understanding Legislative Contexts Using Observational Studies That Measure the Access and Use of Research Evidence, will be offered to meeting participants from 3:35-4:55 p.m. ET on Thursday, July 3.

RPC trainees will deliver the symposium presentations:

3:35 p.m.: Elizabeth Long on "Testing Research Communication Strategies to Promote Racial Justice"

3:55 p.m.: Mary Fernandes on "Rapport Building Communications for Optimizing Science Dissemination"

4:15 p.m.: Lawrie Green on "Using Legislative Records to Measure Use of Research Evidence"

This is the fifth year that SPR has conferred this honor, which highlights abstracts and topics that are particularly noteworthy and are likely to generate excitement and attendance at the presentations.

This year's meeting theme is "Addressing Racism and Disparities when Considering Biology and Context."

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