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Ammerman, Linnan, and Lorch receive public service awards

March 26, 2011

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention congratulates Alice Ammerman, Laura Linnan, and Claire Lorch for their awards in community service to be presented on April 1. Dr. Ammerman, … Read more

Linnan helps launch new barbershop intervention

October 27, 2010

HPDP Research Fellow Laura Linnan, associate professor of health behavior and health education at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, will collaborate with David Jolley, associate profess … Read more

HPDP community advisor influences state policy recommendations

August 18, 2010

A member of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) Community Action Council (CAC) has moved from guiding research to influencing state policy recommendations through her wor … Read more

Healthy Carolinians updated website has new tools

July 13, 2010

Community members looking for help with health concerns in their counties have a new resource via the updated website of the Office of Healthy Carolinians and Health Education. “Our website has tools, … Read more

RE-AIM training now available online

June 12, 2010

The Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT) announces the launch of its newest web-based training module – RE-AIM Online! This module provides instruction and case examples to illust … Read more

UNC Community-Campus Partnership to bring HOPE programs to Lenoir County

May 25, 2010

The Community-Campus Partnership at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has awarded a $20,000 grant to the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) to support public h … Read more

UNC HPDP research associate to lead national committee

November 11, 2009

UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention research associate Katie Barnes was elected last month to be the vice-chair of the National Community Committee that advises the Centers for Dise … Read more

Study by HPDP Research Fellow finds color-coded chart improves parents’ understanding of body mass index (BMI)

September 19, 2009

HPDP research fellow Eliana Perrin, M.D., M.P.H. is the senior author on a study showing parents are more likely to understand a body mass index (BMI) chart if it is color-coded, like a traffic light, … Read more