Skip to main content
Student typing on laptop in college classroom

HPDP-affiliated instructors bring research to the classroom

January 9, 2015

Members of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention family will be teaching various courses in nutrition, health behavior, research methodologies and epidemiology at the University i … Read more

HPDP researchers make heart-healthy hushpuppies

Researchers Enter Heart Healthy Hushpuppies in BBQ Festival

September 17, 2014

A group of HPDP researchers recently entered their heart healthy hushpuppies in the Kinston BBQ Festival. Check out the video to see if they won! … Read more

UNC students wearing caps and gowns at commencement

Eleven student researchers graduating this year

May 12, 2014

Each year HPDP welcomes students as part of our research teams. We hire undergraduate and graduate students to give real-word experience in implementing public health research. This year, eleven HPDP … Read more

2014 Summer and Fall Student Internship in Health Communications

May 9, 2014

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) works to bring public health research findings to the daily lives of individuals and communities with a special focus on North Carolin … Read more

Keon Gilbert, Barbara Baquero, and Brianna Woods Headshots

Former HPDP postdoctoral trainees take training to their next career

July 7, 2013

Three former Kellogg Health Scholars at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention have taken their new skills across the country to help reduce health disparities and increase engaged … Read more

Proud parents cheer for their daughter on US Olympic Volleyball Team

August 3, 2012

Two UNC staff will be in the stands cheering for their daughter and the rest of the USA Olympic volleyball team today as Team USA takes on China. Megan Hodge is the daughter of Carmen Samuel-Hodge, a … Read more

HPDP researchers to present at upcoming APHA annual meeting

October 10, 2011

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 inc … Read more

Barbecue – the new health food at BBQ Festival on the Neuse

May 9, 2011

Barbecue was the new health food at the 30th Annual BBQ Festival on the Neuse in Kinston this weekend, at least the version being served at the Heart Healthy Lenoir Project booth. Visitors waiting in … Read more

PRC Conference showcases American Indian Healthy Eating Project

April 12, 2011

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) will showcase three projects at the Prevention Research Centers (PRC) Annual Conference this week.  The theme of this year’s collaborative … Read more

HPDP offers summer and fall paid health communications internship

April 11, 2011

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) seeks two seeks a student interns to assist in the communication, video, social media web and graphic design activities of the Center. … Read more