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Schneider to receive Paper of the Year Award from the Society for Public Health Education

March 24, 2017

Ellen C. Schneider, MBA, Research Scientist at HPDP, will receive the Sarah Mazelis Best Paper of the Year Award for Health Promotion Practice on March 31st at the Society for Public Health Education’ … Read more

Prevention Research Centers Program celebrates 30 years

Public Health Experts Celebrate 30 Years of CDC’s Prevention Research Solutions for Communities with Health Disparities

February 20, 2017

UNC HPDP February 16, 2017 – It has been 30 years since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) envisioned the creation of a bridge between academic public health research and public heal … Read more

Building a partnership in Hertford County, NC with Community Health Workers

July 14, 2016

The Carolina Heart Alliance Networking for Greater Equity (CHANGE) is testing an innovative program to encourage healthy habits and reduce the risk for heart disease by engaging community health worke … Read more

Partnership Spotlight: Exploring Six Years of Community Engagement

May 2, 2016

  How can you see the impact of engaged research? Sometimes all you need to do is look at what’s being served to drink at the church potluck dinners. Linda Riggins began working with researchers … 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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“BEAUTY is a Balancing Act” to test new venue to deliver health awareness messages and falls prevention education

September 23, 2015

Falls Prevention Awareness Week in North Carolina runs September 21 through 26 (Chapel Hill, N.C.—September 21, 2015) – The Injury Prevention Research Center at the University of North Carolina at Cha … Read more

HPDP’s Altpeter, Shubert and Schneider contribute to Frontiers in Public Health eBook

June 26, 2015

HPDP Research Fellows Mary Altpeter, PhD, Tiffany Shubert, PhD, MPT, and Ellen Schneider, MBA, have contributed to the recently published eBook, “Frontiers in Public Health – Public Health Education a … Read more

Leeman named new director of HPDP Dissemination and Communications Core

April 20, 2012

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention announces Jennifer Leeman, Dr.PH., as the new director of HPDP Dissemination and Communications Core. Leeman also recently became principal i … Read more

UNC hosts inaugural training institute to connect research and practice

August 15, 2011

Researchers from around the country gathered in Chapel Hill last week to learn about ways to shrink the gap between health research findings and what is practiced in health care settings. The Training … Read more

BAN study impacts global policy and saves lives

July 26, 2011

A research partnership between investigators at UNC Chapel Hill and in Malawi has led to an effective method to reduce the transmission of HIV through breast milk, a change in global health policy and … Read more