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Internet Cigarette Vendor study featured on PRC website

May 20, 2013

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention’s Internet Cigarette Vendor (ICV) study was featured on the CDC website in April as part of National Cancer Control month. The CDC cited the … Continued

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New study will evaluate if technology, system protocols, and training can reduce differences in cancer care between African American and white patients

September 24, 2012

A five-year national study now underway in Greensboro, N.C., and Pittsburgh attempts to determine whether technology and other tools can ensure that African-Americans being treated for breast and lung … Continued

Leeman named new director of HPDP Dissemination and Communications Core

April 20, 2012

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention announces Jennifer Leeman, Dr.PH., as the new director of HPDP Dissemination and Communications Core. Leeman also recently became principal i … Continued

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 10 … Continued

Kurt Ribisl Named HBHE Teacher of the Year

February 6, 2012

HPDP is proud to announce that Kurt Ribisl has been named the Health Behavior and Health Education Teacher of the Year.  Ribisl has been selected by the students of HBHE as the faculty member “who imp … Continued

New research study examines behavioral economics of colorectal cancer screening in underserved populations

January 26, 2012

A new study at UNC Chapel Hill will examine behavioral factors influence low-income people to pursue colorectal cancer screening and what strategies could increase screening rates in disadvantaged com … Continued

Marci Campbell, HOPE projects leader, dies

December 14, 2011

Marci Campbell, PhD, professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, died Dec. 14 after living with cancer with grace and caring for almost two year … Continued

New HPDP partnership grant to guide workplace wellness

March 1, 2011

CHAPEL HILL, NC–NC Prevention Partners (NCPP), in partnership with the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, has received a one-year grant from the national Centers for Disease Cont … Continued

Study: payment, shipping bans stub out cigarette-selling websites

February 22, 2011

Bans on using credit cards to pay for cigarettes bought on Internet sites – combined with bans on commercial shippers delivering the products – appear to have effectively reduced the size and reach of … Continued

Linnan helps launch new barbershop intervention

October 27, 2010

HPDP Research Fellow Laura Linnan, associate professor of health behavior and health education at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, will collaborate with David Jolley, associate profess … Continued