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Berkowitz receives R01 grant to help advance health equity in type 2 diabetes care

November 8, 2021

A research team led by Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, MPH has received a five-year, nearly $3 million R01 award from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to better understand how addressing health-related s … Continued


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New Chatham Food Hub connects communities with access to local food during COVID-19 pandemic

August 17, 2020

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and UNC Health worked with Chatham County and N.C. State Extension partners to create a one-stop food hub at Bray Park in Siler City, which inclu … Continued


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No Kid Hungry NC, Carolina Hunger Initiative support meals for children during COVID-19 school closures

July 21, 2020

Nationwide, families who rely on school meals for breakfast and lunch are worried about feeding their children. In North Carolina, an organization at UNC-Chapel Hill is reducing that stress. No Kid Hu … Continued


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Food for All Partnership convenes urgent meeting about COVID-19 impact on food systems

March 20, 2020

UNC-Chapel Hill’s Food for All Partnership convened an urgent virtual meeting on March 18 to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on food systems in North Carolina and potential responses. The partnership i … Continued


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Soldavini receives inaugural UNCG/NCCC Engaged Scholarship Prize

March 19, 2020

Jessica Soldavini, MPH, RD, LDN, is the winner of the UNCG/NCCC inaugural Engaged Scholarship Prize in the graduate student category. Soldavini is a graduate research assistant with No Kid Hungry Nort … Continued


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Soldavini receives two-year predoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture

October 7, 2019

Jessica Soldavini, a graduate research assistant at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP), has received a prestigious predoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of … Continued


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CDC renews HPDP’s center grant to study chronic disease prevention

May 13, 2019

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a five-year renewal grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent … Continued


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N.C. Child Hunger Leaders Conference connects nutrition, health, and education

February 20, 2019

Nearly 350 people gathered in Chapel Hill on February 13, 2019 for the North Carolina Child Hunger Leaders Conference, where the theme this year was “Use Your Voice: Stories and Strategies to Feed Mor … Continued


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HPDP makes donation to support ongoing hurricane relief efforts

January 30, 2019

Although North Carolina’s weather no longer shows any signs of Hurricanes Florence and Michael, many affected communities are still engaging in long-term recovery efforts. The UNC Center for Health Pr … Continued


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Eight states join Go NAPSACC, UNC-Chapel Hill’s web-based health promotion tool for child care programs

January 11, 2019

  Chapel Hill, NC – In 2019, Go NAPSACC will be in 20 states working to improve the health of young children. Developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Go NAPSACC is an online … Continued