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Presentation
UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center: Partnering to Achieve Optimal Health among Worcester Residents
Community Engagement and Research Symposia
  • Stephenie C. Lemon, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Amy Borg, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Start Date
8-11-2013 8:30 AM
End Date
8-11-2013 10:00 AM
Description

The UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center’s vision is to achieve optimal health among residents in Worcester. Based in the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine of UMass Medical School, it uses a team approach to partner with community organizations to improve health. The Mission of the UMass Prevention Research Center is to establish community, public health, health care and academic capacity to engage in equitable research partnerships for conducting applied public health research targeting physical activity, healthy eating, obesity and associated chronic conditions among Worcester area residents.

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Citation Information
Stephenie C. Lemon, Amy Borg and. "UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center: Partnering to Achieve Optimal Health among Worcester Residents" (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stephenie_lemon/61/