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Individualistic COVID-19 vaccine messages had best effect in U.S. study

Emphasizing individual rather than community health risks from COVID-19 appeared to create more vaccine acceptance among participants in a study led by Washington State University researcher Porismita Borah (College of Communication).


Teens lead prevention efforts surrounding rural opioid addiction

Elizabeth Weybright is the co-director of CROP+TR and current director of Extension’s Youth and Families Program Unit, CROP+TR launched Take-PART—the acronym is short for Participatory Action Research with Teens.


$1.4 million grant will expand program addressing truancy in K-12 schools

Brian French (Kinesiology) and Paul Strand (Psychology) have worked on evaluating and refining a program that uses evidence-driven procedures to improve interventions with students.






Prevention Science Webinar

Brittany Cooper, Director of the Prevention Science graduate program, recently presented an informational webinar to describe the goals, structure, and opportunities available at Washington State University. Individuals who are interested in applying to the program may find it particularly helpful. Please contact Dr. Cooper at with any questions.

Prevention Science Colloquium

The Prevention Science graduate program hosts a regular colloquium series throughout the academic year. The colloquium series features research and professional development talks from Prevention Science and other WSU faculty and graduate students, as well as invited, external guests. All Prevention Science students and faculty are encouraged to attend.

View Fall 2021 Colloquium Schedule

View Spring 2021 Colloquium Schedule

Prevention Science Monthly Memo

The Prevention Science graduate program distributes a regular electronic newsletter containing program news and announcements, upcoming conferences and training opportunities, student celebrations, and prevention-related resources and job announcements. Click on the links below to learn more!

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