West Virginia Prevention Research Center (WVPRC) and School of Public Health faculty member Dr. Lesley Cottrell  and WVPRC Community Partnership Board members Karen Northrup and Richard Wittberg were featured in the March 2017 American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The article is a case study, Challenges and Lessons Learned from a Prevention Research Center Partnership, that describes the partnership among a University Prevention Research Center and community partners. This particular article highlights the 10-year partnership between the WVPRC, the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department, and Wood County, WV Schools.

The full article can be found here: http://www.ajpmonline.org/article/S0749-3797(16)30338-5/abstract