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rosal lemon Welcome to the UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center. We are proud to be a member of the Prevention Research Center (PRC) network funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Milagros C. Rosal, PhD, (left) and Stephenie C. Lemon, PhD, are co-directors of the UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center.

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UMWPRC’s Dr. Li and others have found that while
overweight and obesity rates are improving among Massachusetts public school
students, they are not improving among those in socioeconomically disadvantaged
districts.

http://www.umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2015/08/analysis-finds-wide-disparities-in-childhood-obesity-among-school-districts-in-massachusetts/

 

Thank you, Amanda and Princilla, for your wonderful work as interns from Girls Inc. this summer!

Dr. Li and colleagues say that even motivated dieters need healthy food close by to eat well

See Dr. Sherry Pagoto on Good Morning America and other media for UMass Worcester PRC research about dangerous tanning beds on college campuses. Share the Research Brief!

Dr. Sherry Pagoto explains study results: A simple message to eat more fiber can help people lose weight. Annals of Internal Medicine

Visit the UMass Worcester PRC 2014 Annual Report to Stakeholders to see what we have been up to!

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