Stanford Prevention Research Center - SPRC

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Other Contact Information

Stanford University School of Medicine Medical School Office Building 1265 Welch Road, Mail Code 5411
Stanford, CA 94305-5411
650-723-6254 (Voice)


The Stanford Prevention Research Center was formed at Stanford University in 1984 to conduct interdisciplinary research into the prevention and control of chronic disease. Funded by Stanford University and state, federal, and private grants, the SPRC is founded on a population- or community-level perspective of disease prevention and health promotion.

Print Resources

The Stanford Prevention Research Center produces and distributes health promotion materials, including videos, training manuals, booklets, self-help kits and program guides, some of which are available in Spanish. A catalog of materials can be found on the web at Publications cover the following range of topics: health promotion process, general heart health, stress management, aging, blood pressure, weight control, nutrition, smoking, alcohol and other drugs, exercise, youth, adolescent pregnancy, injury prevention in the workplace, mental health.

Review Date

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2011