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APHA 2009Researchers from the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention presented their work to the 137th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition November 7-11 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The meeting is the oldest and largest gathering of public health professionals in the world, attracting more than 13,000 national and international physicians, administrators, nurses, educators, researchers, epidemiologists and health-related specialists. HPDP representatives presented and shared in discussions on current and emerging health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health.

HPDP Research Fellow Eugenia Eng was honored with the Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) Distinguished Fellow award during the meeting. The award is the society’s highest honor and given for significant and lasting contributions to SOPHE and to the field of public health education. Eng is a professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.


Presentations at the APHA meeting included:

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