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HPDP researchers, community partners and even two youth participants will be presenting at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC next week. The topics will include healthy food access, obesity prevention, community partnerships, American Indian food environments, and work with youth in research and action.

Policy issues related to healthy food access and sustainable local food systems

Alice Ammerman
Monday, October 31, 2011: 9:24 a.m.

Social and cultural determinants of obesity among Mexican immigrants and Mexican-Americans living on the US-Mexico border in Southern California
Monday Oct 31st at 4:30pm

PHEPH Student Award Winning Posters
HOPE Accounts for Women; Creating Transformational Approaches to Reducing Health Disparities
Rachel Page, MPH
Monday, October 31, 12:30pm

Building capacity of community-academic partnerships to create healthy communities through policy change: Communities Working in Partnership
Alexandra Lightfoot

Elvira Mebane, United Voices of Efland-Cheeks
Monday, October 31, 2011

A mixed method approach to understanding the food environment of seven American Indian Tribes in North Carolina
Shelia Fleischhacker
Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 11:06 AM

Power of Youth Voices: Youth Engagement in CBPR Translating Research to Action
Briana Woods, UNC Kellogg Health Scholar
Christen Greene, youth participant
DeQuandra Rankins , youth participant
Alexandra Lightfoot

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Harvest of Hope: Health Benefits and Lessons Learned from a Church Garden Project
Molly DeMarco
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

A combined lifestyle and medication intervention to reduce CVD risk
Tom Keyserling
Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 9:30 AM

The “C” word: Challenges and considerations in implementing a youth HIV/AIDS prevention curriculum in the context of the Black Church
Alexandra Lightfoot
Melvin Jackson, Strengthening the Black Family
Linda Riggins, Strengthening the Black Family
Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 12:30 PM

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