CDC-staff-visit-Tulane-PRC

CDC staff visit Tulane PRC

For a little over three days in late January, the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) hosted three staff from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The out-of-town guests who visited New Orleans all work for the CDC’s Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers Program, the network that funds all 26 PRCs around the country. The site visit included meetings with the Tulane PRC staff, community partners, government health officials, and Tulane University administration to better understand the PRC’s work and role within the university and the broader community. Tulane PRC staff also took the three visitors to see health resources and meet with partners in Upper and Lower Ninth Ward neighborhoods that are participating in the Tulane PRC’s Movin’ for LIFE (Lasting Improvements for Fitness and Engery) program.

For more about the CDC PRC Program, visit www.cdc.gov/prc.

Click the photo above for a slideshow of photos from the visit. Watch the video below of PRC and CDC staff dancing outside of Burnell’s Plaza/the Lower 9th Ward Market to get a physical activity break.


Topics:   community health , community advisory board , health communication , prcs 30th anniversary

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