Now Hiring: Temporary Research Assistant

Are you interested in supporting our work by becoming a part of our team? The Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HPRC) is hiring a Temporary Research Assistant! We’d love to have you join our team. Please see below for the job posting. Job … Continue reading “Now Hiring: Temporary Research Assistant”

Seeking Applicants for the Leaders in Health Fall 2022 Cohort

The application deadline has passed. Thank you for your interest! The Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health is now seeking applicants for our Fall 2022 Leaders in Health cohort! Program Overview Leaders in Health is seeking applications from community practitioners and residents who … Continue reading “Seeking Applicants for the Leaders in Health Fall 2022 Cohort”

Supporting Community-based COVID-19 Vaccination Outreach in Three Massachusetts Communities

September 15, 2021 — The Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity received a CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Network grant to increase vaccine equity in three Massachusetts communities. The HPRC has team has partnered with grassroots community-based organizations (CBOs) in three Massachusetts cities (Lynn, Brockton, and Springfield) in order to improve vaccine access, knowledge, … Continue reading “Supporting Community-based COVID-19 Vaccination Outreach in Three Massachusetts Communities”

Seeking Applicants for the Leaders in Health Fall 2021 Cohort

The application deadline has passed. Thank you for your interest! The Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health is now seeking applicants for our Fall 2021 Leaders in Health cohort! The program has broadened to focus on population health and prevention over the past … Continue reading “Seeking Applicants for the Leaders in Health Fall 2021 Cohort”

ASTHO RFP Opportunity: Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting Further Faster

The application deadline has passed. Thank you for your interest! The Association of State and Territorial Officials (ASTHO) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) are funding up to 50 communities at $50,000 each to evaluate their work to advance health equity by addressing social determinants of health.  Purpose The purpose … Continue reading “ASTHO RFP Opportunity: Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting Further Faster”

CHOICES Community of Practice Provides Exclusive Access to Tools & Resources and Fosters Connections with Peers

The CHOICES team is pleased to announce the launch of the CHOICES Community of Practice. Our Community of Practice is an online platform that serves as a resource center for organizations and individuals to learn how cost-effectiveness concepts can advance efforts to support healthy eating and active living in their state, county, and/or city. Now, … Continue reading “CHOICES Community of Practice Provides Exclusive Access to Tools & Resources and Fosters Connections with Peers”

Seeking Applications for the 2020 Leaders in Health Cohort

The application deadline has passed. Thank you for your interest! The Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) and Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity (PRC) co-sponsor the Leaders in Health program – now seeking applicants for our Fall 2020 cohort! The training is led by … Continue reading “Seeking Applications for the 2020 Leaders in Health Cohort”

PAPREN: Call for Fellows 2020

UPDATE: This opportunity has passed. The Physical Activity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (PAPREN) is a thematic research network funded under the Prevention Research Center program of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and has opened a Call for Fellows. Fellows may be post-doctoral researchers, students in doctoral or master’s programs, or masters … Continue reading “PAPREN: Call for Fellows 2020”

CHOICES Project Continues Collaborations with Health Departments Nationwide for the Fifth Year

The Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study (CHOICES) Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is working to help reverse the U.S. obesity epidemic by identifying the most cost-effective childhood obesity strategies. The CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership aims to build capacity among state and local decision-makers to choose and implement cost-effective strategies to reduce childhood … Continue reading “CHOICES Project Continues Collaborations with Health Departments Nationwide for the Fifth Year”