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PRCHN Success Stories
The PRCHN at Case Western Reserve University fosters community partnerships to help prevent and reduce the burden of chronic disease. Here you will find a few of the many success stories from our work.
PRCHN Success Stories 
 A community health worker provides a health screening for a resident Community Health Workers are helping to fill health service gaps through a partnership with the Health Food Retail Initiative. 
 Managing Epilepsy Well Network logo TIME is a novel, group-based self-management approach that improves depression in people with epilepsy and mental health conditions and can boost self-confidence and self-management skills.
Erika Hood (far right), Dr. Michael Householder (in sunglasses and hat), BETH 315/415 students, and local children help with beach cleanup
How did a poster at Research ShowCASE spark a conversation about health equity and an academic partnership that went from Cleveland to Costa Rica? Read on!
FM Tracks logo
FM Tracks is an iOS-based app that helps track healthy food incentive program implementation at farmers' markets. Read the FM Tracks success story here (and learn how it's become part of the USDA's SNAP-Ed toolkit).
 Creating Greater Destinies logo
Community Health Ambassadors trained by the PRCHN and its partners are working in their neighborhoods to increase health equity and create greater destinies.
AJPM cover image  The American Journal of Preventive Medicine celebrated the 30th anniversary of the national Prevention Research Center program with a special supplement that included articles from PRCHN Associate Director Darcy Freedman, PhD, and affiliated faculty Martha Sajatovic, MD.
FM Tracks data brief image  How does the preliminary FM Tracks data help to improve the effectiveness of farmers' markets among SNAP recipients?
FreshLink logo  Learn how the FreshLink study is working with community partners to better understand how SNAP recipients use farmers' markets.
Cuyahoga County Board of Health logo  Responses to a survey question on the Youth Risk Behavior Survey led a PRCHN PEER Fellow to submit (and receive) a $4 million grant to implement an evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention program.
Hispanic UMADAOP logo  An inquiry about YRBS data modules from Hispanic UMADAOP led to a new member of the YRBS Advisory Board, the PRCHN's first dual-language dissemination products, and was instrumental in UMADAOP securing funding for its prevention programming.
Produce Prescription logo  How do you help patients with hypertension improve their overall health? Give them a prescription--for produce!