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Prof. Barbara Baquero at a grocery store.

Comunidades Saludables

Barbara Baquero is building connections to improve the health of rural communities, with a focus on Iowa’s growing Latino population. Read more…

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Prevention Research Centers

The Prevention Research Centers study how people and their communities can avoid or counter the risks for chronic illnesses. Read more…

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Giving kids a taste for healthy foods

Pick a better snack™  developed by the Iowa Nutrition Network in the Iowa Department of Public Health is becoming a model for other states.  Read more…


The University of Iowa Prevention Research Center offers workshops, seminars and events for the community. Discover what we have to offer you!

Active Ottumwa

In April 2012, the UI PRC began partnering with the Ottumwa community to improve the quality of life and health of Ottumwa residents.




Have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! If you stick around town be sure to visit the Beach or any of the fine parks that Ottumwa has to offer.
Please take note that we will not have any activities 5/31 - 6/3, but stay tuned for our new June schedule.

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Wondering what to do this evening? Take a brisk walk along the trails with Physical Activity Leader Blaire Rupe. Don't be shy, get your physical activity in for the day and meet new people. #ActiveOttumwa ...

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