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Rev Bill Kearney in front of Warrenton's sign commemorating the PCB Protests that birthed the environmental justice movement

Rev. Kearney empowers communities to celebrate their role in environmental justice movement

September 16, 2022

Community members, university officials, activists, and clergy will gather in Warrenton, N.C. on September 17 to mark the 40th anniversary of the protests that launched the environmental justice movem … Read more

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Wheeler to present at the Hettleman Award Lecture

April 23, 2018

Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, is to present at this year’s Hettleman Award Lecture on Tuesday, May 1, in the Tate Turner Kuralt Auditorium. Presentations … Read more

HPDP Research Fellows Reception 2017

November 20, 2017

HPDP hosted a reception for our Research Fellows on September 26, 2017. The event gave our Fellows a chance to get to know one another and learn about the services provided by the Center. To learn mor … Read more

HPDP Research at APHA 2017

November 6, 2017

HPDP researchers are presenting their work at the American Public Health Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo. This year’s theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health”. The … Read more

HPDP Research at APHA 2016

October 31, 2016

HPDP researchers are presenting their work at the American Public Health Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo. This year’s theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health” … Read more

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HPDP researchers present their work at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

November 4, 2015

Researchers at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention presented their work at 16 sessions of the 2015 American Public Health Association Meeting held in Chicago, IL this week. See … Read more

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HPDP to host Urban Alchemy book club discussion

September 15, 2015

Following the success of our Just Mercy book club, HPDP will facilitate another center-wide discussion of the book Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America’s Sorted-Out Cities on Thursday, November 19, … Read more

ResearchTalk announces Spring Seminar Series and Summer Intensive events

April 27, 2015

ResearchTalk, a qualitative research consulting and professional development company, is offering courses in qualitative inquiry, taught by leading scholars in the field. Qualitative Spring Seminar Se … Read more

UNC-CH Kenan-Flagler Business School students sponsor BBQ fundraiser to fight childhood hunger

April 21, 2015

The first “Q for the Kids” fundraiser benefiting No Kid Hungry NC is scheduled for May 6 from 5-8 p.m. in the McColl Courtyard of the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, located at 300 Kenan Drive, in … Read more

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Alice Ammerman to discuss link between sustainable local food systems and health April 16

April 15, 2015

HPDP Director Alice Ammerman will be the second speaker in the What’s the Big Idea? Spring 2015 Food for Thought series at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education on Thursday, April … Read more