PRC 25th Anniversary Celebration!

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - Thursday, April 4, 2024 (ET)

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April 3, 5:30-8 p.m.
25th Anniversary Dinner & Celebration

April 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Conversations & Networking

Continental Breakfast

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Craig Newschaffer, Dean of the College of Health and Human Development
Max Crowley, PRC Director
Guided meditation by Sebrina Doyle Fosco, PRC Affiliate Faculty & Assistant Professor of Health and Human Development

Panel Discussion: The Magic of Prevention Partnerships
Rebecca Boxx, Executive Director, Children and Youth Cabinet of Rhode Island
Meghan Carter, Director, Organizational Prevention Programs, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Trina Johnson-Brady, Community Mobilizer, Wilson Area Communities that Care Coalition
Geoff Kolchin, Program Analyst, PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency
Karen Thomas, PROSPER
Lee Winterhalter, Prevention Supervisor, Fayette County Drug & Alcohol Commission, Inc.

Designing the Future of Prevention Science: A Case Challenge
Presenters: Meg Small, PRC Director of Social Innovation
Jennifer Connell, Research Project Manager, Penn State Dept. of Psychology
Sarah Chilenski, Associate Research Professor of Health and Human Development
Jochebed Gayles, Assistant Research Professor of Health and Human Development


Panel Discussion: The Future of Prevention Science
Deborah Temkin Cahill, Chief Research Officer, Child Trends
Brittany Rhoades Cooper, Associate Professor of Human Development, Washington State University
Janean Dilworth-Bart, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Graduate Education | Professor of Human Development & Family Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Amir François, Senior Research Associate, The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Grace Kindt, Drug & Alcohol Program Supervisor, PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs

Closing: Gratitude and Next Steps

Questions? Contact Sara Brennen at


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