The Emory Prevention Research Center (EPRC) is part of a national network of prevention research centers funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The EPRC conducts research and evaluation studies to understand how social and physical environments affect tobacco use, physical activity, nutrition, obesity and cancer screening. Much of the EPRC’s research is developed in collaboration with community partners in rural, southwest Georgia. The EPRC also conducts trainings and offers small grants programs to translate research into practice, to strengthen chronic disease prevention efforts and to promote community involvement in prevention research.
The Emory Prevention Research Center is a member of the Prevention Research Centers Program, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cooperative agreement number U48 DP001909. The findings and conclusions on these pages are those of the EPRC and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.