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New training offers evidence-based education without expense

October 30, 2009

A new web-based training will give health practitioners, community members and public health professionals access to current and effective strategies to prevent childhood obesity free of charge. The C … Continued


HPDP Research Fellow’s book featured in The New Yorker

July 28, 2009

A July 20 article in The New Yorker discussing obesity in America featured Eric Finkelstein’s 2008 book, The Fattening of America. The book examines how the decrease in cost of fattening foods relates … Continued


Picture Me Healthy: photo-based inquiry for youth expression informs policy and environmental change

June 3, 2009

June 3, 2009 Picture Me Healthy: Photo-Based Inquiry for Youth Expression Informs Policy and Environmental Change Lara Khalil, MPH, RD, Project Director for Healthy Eating Research Participants took p … Continued


Sustainable agriculture grows at HPDP this spring

February 9, 2009

In keeping with its mission to reduce heath disparities, the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) is investigating the links between local sustainable food systems and health. … Continued