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BECR Executive Committee Kickoff Meeting

Because we are a group of researchers from two different institutions, the BECR team decided to created an Executive Committee, chaired by Alice Ammerman, to foster more collaborative environment. Our new Executive Committee held its kickoff meeting on February 2, 2016.

The committee was excited to to meeting and looking forward to the discussions that it would generate. Matthew Harding, the Center’s Director and PI, remarked that […]

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Researcher Profile: Drs. Alice Ammerman & Molly De Marco


Dr. Ammeran began her career as a WIC nutritionist. She is currently a Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global PublicHealth at UNC-Chapel Hill, and directs the UNC Center for HealthPromotion and Disease Prevention. Her research focuses on the design,implementation, and dissemination of innovative approaches to chronic disease risk reduction (through nutrition and physical activity) in low income and minority populations. Dr. Ammerman […]

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Researcher Profile: Dr. Harry Zhang

Harry Zhang is an Associate Professor of Community & Environmental Health at Old Dominion University. He is a recipient of BECR’s 2015 WIC Conceptual White Papers and our Healthy Food Behavior Grant. This is the first in our new series of researcher profiles for people interested in this field. If you would like to suggest a researcher for our series, please feel […]

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