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Alice Ammerman

UNC Chapel Hill
Director, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; Professor, Department of Nutrition Gillings School of Glob
Alice Ammerman’s research activities include design and testing of innovative clinical and community-based nutrition and physical activity intervention approaches for chronic disease risk reduction in primarily low income and minority populations. Her recent research interests focus on school nutrition policy associated with childhood obesity, sustainable agriculture as it relates to improved nutrition, and social entrepreneurship as a sustainable approach to addressing public health concerns. She is also interested in methods of research translation and dissemination and is currently the principal investigator of the Center of Excellence for Training and Research Translation, charged with identification, translation, and dissemination of evidence-based interventions for obesity and cardiovascular disease control and prevention.

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Friday, November 21

10:45am EST