Building Healthier Communities Together

Prevention Research Center


The Prevention Research Center is one of a network of academic research centers funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to achieve local and national health objectives focused on gaining knowledge about the best methodologies for solving the nation's obstinate health problems.


MSM PRC is headed by the principal investigator and the center director with the associate center director, core research principal investigator, four assistant directors in the areas of community development, research, evaluation and cancer prevention, and a research administrator.

MSM PRC Celebrates 20th Anniversary

On August 15, 2019, the MSM
PRC celebrated a twenty-year history of conducting community-based participatory research, evaluation and other related health initiatives co-created by community residents and leaders - locally, across the state, nation and the globe. Read more.





PRC Newsletter

Please stay up to date with our work by reviewing the newsletters.

Funded Initiatives and Collaborations

PRC has several funded research projects, initiatives and collaborations designed to focus on eliminating heath disparities and improving the health of the communities, thereby advancing health equity.