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Ammerman joins new state council on local food

January 29, 2010

Alice Ammerman, director of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and professor of nutrition in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has joined a new state council focused … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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. … Read more