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Illinois PRC Evaluates $44 Million Playground Renovation Program

The Chicago Park District (CPD) maintains nearly 600 neighborhood parks and serves Chicago’s 2.7 million residents. In 2013 when the CPD began the process of renovating playgrounds in over 300 of these parks, Dr. Slater of the Illinois Prevention Research […]

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Annual Chicago Park District Conference: Exchanging Ideas and Connecting with Advocates

In February, we presented the Chicago Plays! parks research project during the “Lunch with the Experts” session at the annual Parks Advisory Council (PAC) Conference. Conference attendees had the unique opportunity to interact one-on-one with presenters from the parks and […]

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The Shared Experiences and Thoughts of People Living with Epilepsy

Part of my job on the Personalized Internet-Assisted Underserved Self-management of Epilepsy (PAUSE) study is to lead weekly one-on-one video calls with participants. These video calls provide a unique opportunity for participants to share stories about living with epilepsy. During […]

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