HPRCD Featured in New CDC Podcast

 

Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth Principal Investigator, Dr. Stephen Bartels, was featured in a recent CDC Podcast about our Core Research Project. The pocast is titled: Prevention Research Matters: Fitness for People with Mental Illness Who are Overweight.

People with serious mental illness who are overweight or obese can benefit from taking part in a fitness program called InSHAPE where they receive help with fitness, weight loss, and even grocery shopping on a budget.


The Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD) is one of 26 Prevention Research Centers funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD) is one of 26 Prevention Research Centers funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The HPRCD is housed at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice.

The HPRCD is housed at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice.



HPRCD Topic Areas


Our role:

  • Identify needs.
  • Provide technical assistance.
  • Connect researchers with community organizations.
  • Study & implement evidence-based practices.

Activities include:

  • Mentoring early research career investigators.
  • Piloting health promotion coaching and mobile health interventions.
  • Partnering with: mental health provider organizations, primary care provider networks, state agencies, and community organizations.
  • Support for nationwide research including a study on implementation of integrated health promotion in 48 sites across the country.