Empowering Coalitions to Make a Difference in Public Health Issues

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Case study shows how USF’s Florida Prevention Research Center developed successful community programs that attracted the CDC’s attention The Florida Prevention Research Center at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health led a community-based obesity-prevention coalition to complete the Community-Based Prevention Marketing Policy Development process, following eight action steps and resulting in Better […]

Passing the reins at the PRC

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Florida Prevention Research Center’s Carol Bryant partners with Julie Baldwin on transition to 2016 retirement This month, Carol Bryant, PhD, distinguished USF Health professor and director of the Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) at the University of South Florida’s (USF) College of Public Health, will begin officially passing the torch to Julie Baldwin, PhD, professor […]

USF College of Public Health Becomes World Health Organization Collaborating Center

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The World Health Organization has designated the USF College of Public Health as a WHO Collaborating Center for Social Marketing and Social Change to address non-communicable diseases. With the designation of WHO CC on Social Marketing, USF College of Public Health joins a select group of centers around the world. Appointed by the WHO director-general, […]

Florida Prevention Research Center planning launch of training website

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The USF College of Public Health’s Florida Prevention Research Center held a strategic planning session with its national advisory committee in June, immediately after the conclusion of the Social Marketing Conference.  The meeting provided PRC with valuable insights into revising its social marketing training website, said Mahmooda Pasha, a COPH doctoral student who heads the […]

World’s largest social marketing conference anchored at USF

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The first and largest conference of its kind, the 23rd Social Marketing Conference convenes in Clearwater Beach on June 18 with a strong USF College of Public Health presence. An annual event through 2012, it now is held only in even-numbered years to avoid conflicting with the newer World Social Marketing Conference held in odd-numbered […]

USF awarded new funding for Florida Prevention Research Center

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The new five-year funding for the USF College of Public Health-based center was highly competitive and comes with a new emphasis— reducing the risks of colorectal cancer in underserved populations The University of South Florida College of Public Health has received new federal funding for its successful Florida Prevention Research Center to conduct innovative public health prevention […]

23rd Annual Social Marketing Conference

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The University of South Florida Social Marketing Conference enters its 23rd year with a renewed commitment to social marketing‘s robust capacity to influence complex social problems.  This year’s theme, “Fostering Equity: Social Marketing’s Role and Responsibility,” reflects pressing contemporary issues. Application of social marketing has earned success across many fields including public health, healthcare, environmental […]

Florida Prevention Research Center and Colleagues Publish Article on New Social Marketing Objectives in Healthy People 2020

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The Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) is the national lead for measuring several new objectives on disease prevention and health promotion. Since 1998, the FPRC has been a worldwide leader in social marketing. Now the FPRC is leading a nationwide effort to increase social marketing in public health settings.     The FPRC and colleagues […]