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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 … Read more

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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 … Read more

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Good Bowls: A recipe for health equity

May 29, 2018

Short-term and long-term health can be dictated by a paycheck, a home address, or another social determinant, but Good Bowls is a new initiative seeking to change that. Alice Ammerman, director of UNC … Read more

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Ammerman awarded the Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Award for engaged research

April 16, 2018

Alice Ammerman, DrPH, director of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Mildred Kaufman distinguished professor of nutrition at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health … Read more

UNC-Chapel Hill receives grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to help child care bring fresh and local foods to children

March 16, 2018

Chapel Hill, NC – New resources for child care programs from the nationally recognized Go NAPSACC platform will incorporate the elements of farm-to-table eating starting in March 2018.  Researchers wi … Read more

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New collaborative research project to provide a prescription for fruits and veggies

January 19, 2018

A new study led by researchers at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University will provide a weekly allotment of locally grown vegetables to low-income, high-ri … Read more

To Alice Ammerman, public health is public service

October 4, 2017

To her many talents, nutrition professor Alice Ammerman can now add hip-hop artist. The Thomas Jefferson Award winner accepted her award at the Sept. 8 Faculty Council meeting by performing a Hamilton … Read more

UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2016 Harvey Award funds projects focused on hunger and educational success for children in foster care

April 24, 2017

(Chapel Hill, N.C.— April 20, 2017) – Faculty members from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and schools of medicine, education and soc … Read more

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No Kid Hungry Graduate Research Assistant, Jessica Soldavini, receives Community Engagement Fellowship

April 10, 2017

Jessica Soldavini, a Graduate Research Assistant for No Kid Hungry, recently received a Community Engagement Fellowship for her Food for the Summer project. The Community Engagement Fellowship program … Read more

HPDP employee establishes community garden project

August 25, 2016

A recently established garden project at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) and other surrounding areas acts as a haven for staff and community members to relax and medi … Read more