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  • Prevention Institute Leadership Transition

    June 5, 2018

    Founding Director Larry Cohen to pass the torch to PI veteran Rachel Davis

    This week, Larry Cohen, founder and executive director of Prevention Institute, announced that he will be retiring from the organization in October and handing over its leadership to Managing...

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  • Houston Chronicle: May 16, 2018

    In her blog in the Houston Chronicle, Valerie Borum Smith explains why social determinants of health should be addressed in medical settings. She discusses how she has drawn inspiration from Prevention Institute’s Community Centered Health Homes model, which calls for community health clinics to expand prevention, change social norms, and promote community-level policies that support health.