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HPDP Intern’s research honored at UNCG

Deandra Ingram’s research as an intern at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention was honored by her professors and peers when she graduated with a Masters of Public Health this spr … Continued



Partnership with NC American Indian communities leads to healthy changes

After more than five years community collaboration, researchers at the UNC Office of the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention are continuing to fight health disparities in North Carolina American I … Continued



Children’s Healthy Weight Research Group presents at national conference

The Children’s Healthy Weight research group from the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) shared their research with the 2013 National Smart Start Conference in Greensboro on … Continued



Internet Cigarette Vendor study featured on PRC website

The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention’s Internet Cigarette Vendor (ICV) study was featured on the CDC website in April as part of National Cancer Control month. The CDC cited the … Continued



Leadership award unites two HPDP community research partners

Researchers at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention partner with community leaders to address urgent health issues in communities across the state and nation. Last fall, one of H … Continued



HPDP researchers celebrate birth of environmental justice movement in Warren County

HPDP researchers joined with community partners to celebrate the birth of the environmental justice movement in Warren County on September 16th. In 1978, toxic waste including polychlorinated biphenyl … Continued



Texas A&M, UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention receive CDC funding for policies, programs and partners for falls prevention project

The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention was recently a … Continued



Proud parents cheer for their daughter on US Olympic Volleyball Team

Two UNC staff will be in the stands cheering for their daughter and the rest of the USA Olympic volleyball team today as Team USA takes on China. Megan Hodge is the daughter of Carmen Samuel-Hodge, a … Continued



New research study examines behavioral economics of colorectal cancer screening in underserved populations

A new study at UNC Chapel Hill will examine behavioral factors influence low-income people to pursue colorectal cancer screening and what strategies could increase screening rates in disadvantaged com … Continued