News & Events

USC Hosts Third Annual Faith and Health Symposium

(August 11, 2017)

The USC PRC hosted its annual training symposium as part of its mission to increase capacity among public health practitioners to implement evidence-based public health programs.

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USC PRC Director Dr. Sara Wilcox presents to Longleaf Middle School

(May 10, 2017)

Dr. Sara Wilcox, the Director of the USC PRC, presented to middle school students and served on a panel at Longleaf Middle School during the week of International Women’s Day, 2017.

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USCPRC Participates in Fairfield County FAN Fun Festival

(March 30, 2017)

The Fairfield Community Coordinating Council held a “FAN Fun Festival” in Winnsboro, SC.

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USC Hosts the Physical Activity and Public Health Courses for Practitioners and Researchers

(September 21, 2016)

The University of South Carolina hosted the Physical Activity and Public Health Courses in Columbia, SC.

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USC Hosts Faith and Health Symposium

(September 6, 2016)

The University of South Carolina hosted a symposium entitled “LiveWell @ Worship: How Faith-Based Initiatives Contribute to Community Health in Greenville, SC.”

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USC PRC Director Dr. Sara Wilcox Elected to Fellowship in the Society of Behavioral Medicine

(April 13, 2016)

Prevention Research Center Director and Exercise Science Professor Sara Wilcox has been elected to fellowship in the Society of Behavioral Medicine, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the advancement of the science and practice of behavioral medicine. 

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USC PRC Community Highlight: Dissemination and Implementation of the Faith, Activity, and Nutrition Program in South Carolina Churches

(March 2, 2016)

The USC Prevention Research Center would like to congratulate the Prevention Research Center (PRC) Network, funded by the CDC, on celebrating their 30-year anniversary! In celebration, the USC PRC has published a Community Highlight, describing research currently being done to promote health in communities.

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USC PRC Student Named 2016 Breakthrough Graduate Scholar

(January 21, 2016)

Ms. Danielle Schoffman recently received one of the university’s 2016 Breakthrough Graduate Scholar awards. The Office of the VP for Research selects Graduate Scholars based on academic acheivement, contributions to research and scholarship, and potential for future success.

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