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 […]

Florida Prevention Research Center and colleagues publish article on the use of social media to improve teen asthma care

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The Florida Prevention Research Center, the USF Social Marketing Group, and the Morsani College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics are collaborating on a study using social marketing principles to talk with teens and their caregivers.  Specifically, the research examines the benefits and barriers to asthma control, explores the technological strategies used for asthma care, and […]

PBS features Florida Prevention Research Center’s Better Bites Initiative

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Better Bites Snack Strong initiative, which expands availability of healthful menu items at community recreational and professional sports facilities, schools, restaurants, and state parks, was recently featured on the local affiliate for PBS KET in Kentucky.     Better Bites is one of the initiatives created through the Florida Prevention Research Center’s Community Based Prevention […]

Mural Dedication For Good Neighbor Store Initiative

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“Know Your History. Then Make History” Mural Dedication For Good Neighbor Store Initiative November 4, 2013 · 12:00 pm  On October 19, 2013, the Lexington (Kentucky) Tweens Nutrition and Fitness Coalition, community partner of the Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC), proudly unveiled the eagerly anticipated East End Mural at the Lexington Market: East End (formerly Pak […]

Good Neighbor Store Mural is in Process!

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Artist Sundiata Rashid is working on the mural on the first Good Neighbor Store, Lexington Market: East End (formerly known as Pak-N-Save).  Mark your calendars for the mural dedication.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1376625035906210/

Florida Prevention Research Center develops “Community Based Prevention Marketing for Policy Development” Framework

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Since 2009, a team of researchers and social marketers at the Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) collaborated with the Tweens Nutrition and Fitness Coalition in Lexington, Kentucky to develop and test the Community Based Prevention Marketing for Policy Development framework. The end result is a healthier menu in concession stands at public pools and other parks […]

College of Public Health Launches the Online Social Marketing Graduate Certificate Program

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Coming August, 2011 University of South Florida, College of Public Health Launches the Online Social Marketing Graduate Certificate Program Beginning Fall, 2011, the University of South Florida, College of Public Health is offering a graduate certificate in social marketing that can be completed almost exclusively online. Students must complete four online graduate level courses, and […]