Office of Research

Health Promotion Research Center


The mission of the Health Promotion Research Center is to partner with communities to conduct prevention research that promotes healthy aging and is incorporated into community practice.

Core Services Offered

Dissemination research, community-based participatory research, healthy aging research in the areas of cancer prevention and control, fall prevention, depression management, physical activity, workplace wellness; program evaluation; technical assistance.

Funding Information:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2009-2014.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 13 Special Interest Projects with 1- to 5-year funding date range 2009-2014.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2010-11.
WA Department of Health 2009-11.
Public Health - Seattle & King County: Communities Putting Prevention to Work sub-grant 2010-12.
American Cancer Society 2009-11.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2010-11.

Reporting Structure:

Larry Kessler, Chair, Department of Health Services

Related UW Entities:

School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Department of Global Health,
School of Nursing,
Foster School of Business,
College of Built Environments, Department of Urban Design and Planning,
School of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Neurology, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Family Medicine,
School of Pharmacy,
College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Communications

Center Details

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Director: Harris, Jeffrey
Location: 1107 NE 45th, Suite 200, Seattle 98105
Year Started: 1986
Administrator / Program Manager: Schwartz, Sheryl (Deputy Director)
Administering College/School: School of Public Health 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Health Services 
Faculty Involvement: 32 (12 are affiliated faculty)