News & Events

USC PRC Participates in Global Health Events with United Methodist Church

(June 14, 2018)

Representatives from the USC PRC recently participated in health promotion events - the United Methodist Church Global Day of Health and HulaPalooza – in partnership with the South Carolina Conference of the UMC.

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USCPRC Director Dr. Sara Wilcox Elected to Board of Trustees for American College of Sports Medicine

(April 11, 2018)

Sara Wilcox, professor of exercise science and director of the USC Prevention Research Center, has been elected to serve as a Board of Trustee member for the American College of Sports Medicine based on a vote from among the organization’s more than 50,000 members.

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USCPRC Co-Investigator Dr. Andrew Kaczynski Receives Distinguished Research Service Award

(March 19, 2018)

Associate professor Andrew Kaczynski (health promotion, education, and behavior) has been selected by the USC Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) to receive the brand new award - the Distinguished Research Service Award.

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USCPRC Affiliate Professor Dr. Brie Turner-McGrievy Receives Nearly $3.3 Million NIH Grant

(August 17, 2017)

Brie Turner-McGrievy, associate professor of health promotion, education, and behavior (HPEB), has received a nearly $3.3 million grant to research nutrition-based approaches to reducing heart disease among overweight African Americans.

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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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