Below is a collection of the most relevant and insightful news articles about the PRCHN and our research projects from media outlets outside the University. These articles illuminate our work and place our efforts in the broader context of public health. The articles are listed in reverse chronological order, so the newest articles are always at the top. All articles will automatically open in a new browser window or tab.
Dr. Erika Trapl who is the Director of the Case Western Reserve University Prevention Center for Healthy Neighborhoods led the research and said there area variety of reasons why Cleveland may have the highest smoking rate in the country, but one stands out. Dr. Erika Trapl who is the Director of the Case Western Reserve University Prevention Center for Healthy Neighborhoods led the research and said there area variety of reasons why Cleveland may have the highest smoking rate in the country, but one stands out.
Dr. Erika Trapl, an epidemiologist at Case Western Reserve University’s school of medicine, is leading The Cleveland African American Prostate Cancer Project.
PRCHN’s Director, Dr. Erika Trapl, discusses economic investment in historically marginalized communities to create more opportunity and ultimately, improve health.
Dr. Erika Trapl, PRCHN Director and Director of the Office of Community Outreach and Engagement at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, awarded 2.75 million-three year grant to focus on prostate cancer disparities
n some heavily African American Cleveland neighborhoods, 40 percent of people smoke, driving up Cleveland’s smoking rate to 29 percent, more than double the national rate. On The Sound of Ideas we discuss a new effort to get them to quit.
THE PRIVATE LIVES OF YOUTH Annual questionnaire provides revealing details about behaviors: Fall/Winter 2019 CWRU THINK magazine interview with Adolescent Surveillance and Evaluation Director, Jean Frank, about the local Youth Risk Behavior Survey results.
Beginning Thursday, you must be 21 to buy tobacco products in Ohio: Tobacco researcher and PRCHN Associate Director Erika Trapl, PhD discusses the new Ohio Tobacco21 legislation.
CDC says more young people using e-cigarettes like Juuls: PRCHN Associate Director Erika Trapl, PhD, discusses e-cig products
This article cites 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data from the PRCHN
REACH Project Manager Anna Matos was a panelist for this forum at the Cleveland City Club
Affiliated faculty Dr. Martha Sajatovic’s research exploring epilepsy self-management strategies is cited
Associate Director Darcy Freedman, PhD, was quoted in coverage of advocacy training around the Farm Bill vote
PRCHN Director Elaine Borawski, PhD, added insights as to how the growing number of dollar stores in rural areas may fill a food source need
Affiliated faculty Amy Sheon was quoted extensively in this look at the lack of broadband connectivity in large parts of the city
Research Associate Eun-lye Lee and the PRCHN’s PSE READI assessment tool were discussed
Associate Director Darcy Freedman was quoted regarding food access
The causes and consequences of childhood obesity are multidimensional and the approach to helping children and their families deal with the issue must be, too.
Cleveland Plain Dealer article and WCPN 90.3 news story
The IMPACT Study-Ideas Moving Parents and Adolescents to Change Together CTSC-School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University
The Prevention Research Center and other Case Western Reserve University health initiatives presented an overview of their
The core project of the new Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at Case Western Reserve, is addressing the healthy food shortages of inner-city neighborhoods and working with community residents to change the entire food landscape in these areas.