Remembering longtime partner and friend Nettie Coad

April 14, 2012

Nettie Coad, a longtime community partner and friend of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) and a leader in the Greensboro community for more than 30 years, died April 10th at the age of 76. Coad … Continued

HPDP welcomes first Community Research Fellow

February 4, 2010

Christina Hardy joined the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) as the University’s first Community Research Fellow in January. The Community Research Fellow position was created in partnership with the Community Engagement Core of the NC TraCS Institute through … Continued

Ammerman joins new state council on local food

January 29, 2010

Alice Ammerman, director of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and professor of nutrition in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has joined a new state council focused on improving policies and access to local, sustainable food … Continued

Empowerment approach brings research teams together

January 20, 2010

At first glance, Bangladeshi women in the Bronx and African American, Latino and Native American women in rural Eastern North Carolina might appear to have very little in common. But researchers at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease … Continued

HPDP research makes strides in AIDS prevention

December 2, 2009

World AIDS day on December 1 offers a time to reflect on the AIDS epidemic and the progress made toward preventing the transmission of the HIV virus. This year, research from the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention … Continued