|UNC Principal Investigator and Executive Committee Chair
Alice Ammerman, DrPH, MPH, RD
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Content Area: NutritionDr. Ammeran began her career as a WIC nutritionist. She is Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill, and directs the UNC Center for Health Promotion 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 co-directs the Center for Training and Research Translation. Dr. Ammerman is a member of the standing NIH study section on dissemination and implementation research and is actively engaged with USDA staff and SNAP-Ed implementers in enhancing their approach to policy and environmental change for obesity prevention, as well as evaluation of program impact.