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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

Tony Locklear, Daniella Uslan, Molly De Marco and Alexandra Lightfoot celebrate De Marco's award for engaged research

De Marco receives Provost Engaged Scholarship Award for research

March 31, 2016

Molly De Marco, PhD, Research Fellow and project director in the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) and research assistant professor of nutrition at the UNC Gillings School … Read more

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No Kid Hungry receives Friend of School Nutrition Award from NC Department of Public Instruction

November 4, 2015

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction awarded No Kid Hungry North Carolina the Friend of School Nutrition Award at the annual School Nutrition Conference on November 2nd. The award is gi … Read more

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Community shows psychological, spiritual and social components of heart health through photo research project

October 1, 2015

CHAPEL HILL-People in at-risk communities see heart health as more than just physical health and include psychological, spiritual and social health as well, according to research from UNC-Chapel Hill … Read more

HPDP researchers partner with Cornell to prevent childhood obesity and boost bottom line for NC farmers

August 20, 2015

Researchers at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention are working as part of a national project to study whether making fresh produce easily accessible to low-income families will … Read more

No Kid Hungry NC on My Carolina Today

August 5, 2015

  Tamara Baker, of No Kid Hungry NC, appeared on WNCN-NBC 17’s My Carolina Today yesterday to speak about how the organization is working to ensure kids across the state have enough to eat. Watch … Read more

Food For All: Local & Global Perspectives

UNC-Chapel Hill explores “Food for All” with 2015-2017 campus theme

May 10, 2015

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will come together at a common table when it examines food and food studies as its 2015-2017 university-wide academic theme. “Food for All: Local and Gl … Read more