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Turning Prevention Science into Practice: Understanding and Implementing a Culture of Prevention

Delivered in conjunction with the Danya Institute at the National Prevention Network Conference on August 16, 2023 in Birmingham, Alabama.

Prevention science is the development and implementation of evidence-based strategies to improve the health and wellbeing of people, families, and communities. This presentation defines the concept of prevention science and explains its relevance to prevention professionals. It also discusses strategies and provides recommendations for using prevention science to build a culture of prevention within public health.