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Prevention Science Institute

Improving lives through science and discovery


The Prevention Science Institute is a multidisciplinary research institute. We focus on understanding human development, preventing behavioral health problems, and implementing effective interventions in community settings.

2021 Annual Report

Our annual report highlights ongoing research projects and training activities.

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Prevention Science Institute News

Child and Family Center within PSI offers free telehealth services

Family Check-up Online allows counselors to work with parents, children and teens via video conferencing or a phone call in order to help provide the support they need.

Autism and the Pandemic of School Absence

Across the country, professional supports for children with autism and developmental delays have come to a virtual halt due to the reduction of formal educational supports for children with disabilities.

PSI, CTN, Data Science Initiative, and OHSU partner for a $10M grant on Opioid Research

A new $10.1 million grant will allow researchers at the University of Oregon and Oregon Health & Science University to help address the opioid abuse epidemic in Oregon and across the U.S. Register Guard article.

PSI Contributes to the Increase of Grant Awards University Wide

PSI Professor, Leslie Leve, secured a $12.5 million grant from the National Institues of Health, which contributed to a successful fiscal year for the UO.