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Free environmental justice workshop

March 30, 2011

A free and interactive training on successful strategies to advocate for environmental equity will be offered twice during the month of April. The workshops will feature Naeema Muhammad, who works wit … Read more

Ammerman, Linnan, and Lorch receive public service awards

March 26, 2011

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention congratulates Alice Ammerman, Laura Linnan, and Claire Lorch for their awards in community service to be presented on April 1. Dr. Ammerman, … Read more

Free workshop to build skills in policy advocacy Saturday March 26th

March 21, 2011

North Carolina Communities Working in Partnership, a coalition of community-based organizations from around the state which have partnered with the Kellogg Health Scholars Program at the University of … Read more

UNC-CH team needs votes to create new program to fight childhood obesity

January 31, 2011

A team of students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is hoping to ride their Little Red Wagon to victory in a competition for the best new ideas in tackling public health problems. … Read more

Community anti-racism workshop scheduled for February 18-19

January 19, 2011

Race remains an important indicator of success in US society. When other factors that are cited as the probable reasons for health or social problems (e.g., income, education, parent involvement, acce … Read more

HPDP celebrates Hunter’s retirement

December 1, 2010

A beloved laugh will be missing from the halls of the UNC Center of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP).  Wanda Hunter, HPDP’s deputy director for research and operations, retired November … Read more

Cancer researchers gather in Chapel Hill to discuss plans for next 5 years

October 26, 2010

International cancer experts got a taste of North Carolina and the strides UNC cancer researchers have made in recent years during the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) meeting in … Read more

Barksdale appointed to national health-care research panel

September 27, 2010

HPDP Research Fellow Debra Barksdale, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, was appointed on September 23rd to Board of Governors for the new Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (P … Read more

Join the Hippy Dippy Heelraisers in the Race for the Cure

May 14, 2010

A HPDP staff community service project seeks to raise $2,000 for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure by participating in the Triangle race on Saturday, June 12 at Meredith College in Raleigh. Seven U … Read more

HPDP investigators present at APHA annual meeting

November 12, 2009

Researchers from the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention presented their work to the 137th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition November 7-11 in Philad … Read more