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UNC HPDP selects two new WK Kellogg Health Scholars

April 27, 2010

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) will welcome two new postdoctoral students to be WK Kellogg Health Scholars beginning in August. Barbara Baquero and Briana Woods will … Continued


New project harnesses community expertise

April 15, 2010

Sixteen people with expertise in community organization, advocacy, health and research from across North Carolina have joined a new research project aimed at increasing capacity among university and c … 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 crea … 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 th … Continued


UNC HPDP research associate to lead national committee

November 11, 2009

UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention research associate Katie Barnes was elected last month to be the vice-chair of the National Community Committee that advises the Centers for Dise … Continued


National committee meeting showcases local connections

October 20, 2009

More than 30 community representatives from around the country are visiting North Carolina this week to advise a national program focused on promoting good health through partnerships with communities … Continued


HPDP partnerships bring recovery funds to communities

August 18, 2009

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) will receive funds from two 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants to create jobs and build healthier communities. Both pr … Continued


Picture this: HPDP researchers use photos to connect with communities

March 25, 2009

Pictures often express what words cannot quite communicate. HPDP researchers are using the photovoice method to work with communities and offer training to other researchers and community members. Pho … Continued