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HPDP students lead Minority Health Conference

February 27, 2009

On February 27, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the largest and oldest student-run conference addressing minority health issues in the nation. Two students working with the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) … Continued

Sustainable agriculture grows at HPDP this spring

February 9, 2009

In keeping with its mission to reduce heath disparities, the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) is investigating the links between local sustainable food systems and health. HPDP faculty and staff are beginning innovative research in this … Continued

Groundbreaking HPDP research to study online alcohol sales

January 14, 2009

HPDP researchers will be the first to investigate if alcohol can be purchased by minors via the Internet in a new study. Co-investigators Rebecca Williams and Kurt Ribisl have studied online cigarette sales since 1999, noting regulatory problems related to … Continued