Connecting Research to Practice

We strive to connect the research we do with the people who work in the field. Check out all of our tools and resources.

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How Health Departments Can Support Evidence-Based Practice

This new report, based on a PRC study, summarizes how health departments can support evidence-based practice.

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How to get this country moving

Greater efforts should be made to actively monitor physical activity as a risk factor in clinical practice, finds a new PRC study published in The Lancet.

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Building a Healthier Workplace: A Toolkit for Architects, Planners, Researchers and Decision Makers.

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The Prevention Research Center in St. Louis (PRC-StL) explores behaviors that place people at risk for chronic diseases such as obesity, cancer and diabetes. Center researchers conduct and share research on physical activity, policy, the built environment, and the translation of evidence into public health practice, while placing particular emphasis on vulnerable populations.

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Steph Mazzucca

When she was growing up in North Carolina, Stephanie Mazzucca discovered an interest in food based on family. “We always cooked a lot,” she recalled. “I was often left to fend for myself and started watching the Food Network and mastering the family red sauce,” a legacy from her Italian heritage.

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