June 07, 2019
Society for Prevention Research honors Diana Fishbein with Presidential Award
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Diana Fishbein, professor of human development and family studies and director of the Program for Translational Research on Adversity and Neuroscience at Penn State, received the Presidential Award from the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) at its annual meeting May 30 in San Francisco.Read more.
June 07, 2019
Course in 'The Art and Science of Human Flourishing' expanding to 7 campuses
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Based upon early successes, “The Art and Science of Human Flourishing” will be offered as a three-credit course at seven Penn State campuses, and is the focus of a research study evaluating possible outcomes in increased student health and well-being.Read more.
June 04, 2019
Researchers awarded for translating research into evidence-based policymaking
SAN FRANCISCO — The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) recently recognized two Penn State researchers for their significant impacts in the field of prevention science, at its annual meeting in San Francisco.Read more.
May 20, 2019
PROSPER conference convenes experts and youth to help prevent substance abuse
“We are now addressing a generation that could become addicted if they take a pill a few times. Prevention is critical,” said Steve Forzato, deputy chief of statewide drug initiatives for the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, to the audience assembled May 14 at the Ruth Pike Auditorium for the 17th annual PROSPER statewide conference.Read more.
May 03, 2019
Inaugural conference to address substance misuse held at Penn State
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Pennsylvania is in the midst of a full-fledged, substance misuse epidemic, with one out of every four families encountering this issue. Penn State is combating the crisis by drawing upon the expertise of researchers, educators, practitioners and policymakers, who gathered recently for the Consortium to Combat Substance Abuse (CCSA) Conference, held April 29 on the University Park campus.Read more.