University of New Mexico Prevention Research Center

  • NM



United States

About Us

The Division of Prevention and Population Sciences within the Department of Pediatrics is a multidisciplinary, multi-ethnic group of 50+ researchers representing the diverse communities of New Mexico with over 30 years of experience in prevention of chronic diseases and injury. We are engaged in research, evaluation, education and dissemination activities in collaboration with other researchers, professionals and communities around the country. The priority areas for our research include:

Nutrition, physical activity and obesity prevention Adolescent and school health and youth risk behaviors Tobacco, alcohol and substance abuse prevention Injury prevention Dissemination research and translation of research findings into usable formats