NIH: Office of Disease Prevention


Programs and Events

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 seminar series that explores issues at the intersection of research, evidence, and clinical practice—areas in which conventional wisdom may be contradicted by recent evidence.
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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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Past Programs and Events

Physical Activity Workshop

December 13–14, 2012
Bethesda, Maryland

The Physical Activity Workshop examined effective evidence-based interventions for initiating and sustaining physical activity, barriers to achieving the federal Physical Activity Guidelines published in 2008, NIH's physical activity research portfolio, and emerging research methodologies.

Consensus Development Program

The Consensus Development Program produced evidence-based consensus statements addressing controversial medical issues important to researchers, health care providers, policymakers, patients, and the general public.

Medicine in the Media Course

Medicine in the Media was a 3-day course in which journalists covering medical issues could improve their skills of evaluating science stories and reporting research in the most accurate way possible.

Upcoming ODP Events

Upcoming Partner Events

NCI Implementation Science Webinar: Will Precision Medicine Improve Public Health?

Featuring Dr. Muin J. Khoury and
Dr. Sandro Galea
May 3, 2016 at 2:00–3:00 p.m. Eastern time

Webinar: Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (DIRH) Program Announcements: R01, R21, R03

Information Available for R01, R21, R03
Program Announcements
May 11, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time

Recent ODP Events

Past ODP Events