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The goal of the Pathways to Prevention (P2P) program is to host workshops that identify research gaps in a selected scientific area, identify methodological and scientific weaknesses in that scientific area, suggest research needs, and move the field forward through an unbiased, evidence-based assessment of a complex public health issue.
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Medicine: Mind the Gap is a webinar series that explores research design, measurement, intervention, data analysis, and other methods of interest to prevention science.
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The ODP Early-Stage Investigator Lecture recognizes early-career prevention scientists who have already made substantial, outstanding research contributions to their respective fields and are poised to become future leaders in prevention research.

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The Robert S. Gordon, Jr. Lecture in Epidemiology is an award given annually to a scientist who has made significant contributions to the field of epidemiology or clinical trials research.
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Upcoming ODP Event

Upcoming Partner Events

Webinar: Advancing Global Implementation Science at the National Institutes of Health External Website Policy
Sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences (DCCPS) Implementation Science Team
September 25, 2017
12:00 noon ET
VA Cyberseminar: Suicide Prevention in Women Veterans – Risk and Resiliency Factors External Website Policy
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Services Research & Development Program
September 25, 2017
1:00 p.m. ET
Cyber-Seminar: Building Models and Momentum: Predicting the Impact of Tobacco Control Policies
Sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences (DCCPS)
September 26, 2017
2:00 p.m. ET
VA Cyberseminar: Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) – Implementation in the Era of VA Modernization External Website Policy
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Services Research & Development Program
September 28, 2017
12:00 noon ET
Webinar on Preventing Adverse Drug Events (ADEs): Measuring Progress on the ADE Action Plan
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)
September 28, 2017
2:00 p.m. ET
Webinar: Getting Data Right – and Righteous – To Improve Hispanic or Latino Health
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
October 3, 2017
1:00 p.m. ET
VA Cyberseminar – Career Development Pathways in Implementation Science External Website Policy
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Services Research & Development Program
October 10, 2017
1:00 p.m. ET
Town Hall Teleconference: Taking Action To Reduce Overweight- and Obesity-Related Cancers
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
October 10, 2017
2:00 p.m. ET
Webinar: Precision Medicine and Health Disparities – The Promise and Perils of Emerging Technologies
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
October 11, 2017
3:00 p.m. ET
Workshop: The Interface of Pancreatic Cancer With Diabetes, Obesity and Inflammation: Research Gaps and Opportunities
Sponsored by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
October 12, 2017
7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. ET
Final Meeting of the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)
October 17–20, 2017
Workshop: Enhancing Opportunities in Addressing Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Disparities
Sponsored by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
October 24–25, 2017
10th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health External Website Policy
Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and AcademyHealth
December 4–6, 2017

Past ODP Events