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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.

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2023 Annual Report

Our annual report highlights ongoing research projects and training activities.

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April 3, 2024

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How to Care for Someone with Swallowing Problems

Professor Samantha Shune, PhD, an expert on aging and mealtime, troubleshoots this frequent problem of dementia.

March 20, 2024

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Research Briefly: Dean Laura Lee McIntyre

In the latest edition of the College of Education's Research Briefly video series hear from Dean Laura Lee McIntyre, who discusses an NIH funded study that looks at the long-term effects of COVID-related school closures. Research Briefly is dedicated to highlighting remarkable research and grant awards.

March 19, 2024

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Researchers Receive $3.1 Million Grant to Expand Online Support for Moms

Senior Scientist John Seeley, PhD, who is also a professor and associate dean for research in prevention science and special education at the UO, is a co-investigator on the project at the Oregon Research Institute.

March 15, 2024

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Professor Emily Tanner-Smith appointed as an Associate Editor for the Prevention Science journal

Emily Tanner-Smith, Thomson Professor and Executive Director of the HEDCO Institute for Evidence-Based Educational Practice, has been appointed as an Associate Editor at Prevention Science, the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research.





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