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October 23, 2015

Peter Ubel

Peter Ubel, MD
peter.ubel@duke.edu | 919-660-8003
Content Area: Behavioral Sciences and Medicine

Dr. Ubel is a physician and behavioral scientist whose research uses the tools of decision psychology and behavioral economics to explore the mixture of rational and irrational forces that influence decisions related to health and health care. He is the Madge and Dennis T. McLawhorn University Professor of Business, Public Policy and Medicine at […]

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Mary Story

Mary Story, PhD, RD
mary.story@duke.edu | 919-681-7716
Content Area: Nutrition

Dr. Story is the Associate Director for Academic Programs in the Duke Global Health Institute. Mary is a leading scholar in the field of child and adolescent nutrition and child obesity prevention. She has published close to 400 articles in this field, is the founding director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation national program office […]

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Shu Wen Ng

Shu Wen Ng, PhD
shuwen@unc.edu | 919-962-6188
Content Area: Health Economics

Dr. Ng is a faculty member in the UNC Department of Nutrition. She is a health economist studying the role of individual or household behaviors and choices on weight, chronic disease and health outcomes. She uses a variety of quantitative methods to study commercial store sales, household purchase, and nutrition facts panel data at […]

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Gavan Fitzsimmons

Gavan J. Fitzsimons, PhD, MBA
gavan@duke.edu | 919-660-7793
Content Area: Marketing

Dr. Fitzimons is the R. David Thomas professor of marketing and psychology at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. His research focuses on understanding the ways in which consumers may be influenced without their conscious knowledge or awareness by marketers and marketing researchers, often without any intent on the part of the marketer. His […]

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Kelly Brownell

Kelly Brownell, PhD
kelly.brownell@duke.edu | 919-613-7309
Content Area: Public Policy and Psychology

Dr. Brownell is Dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, and is a professor of public policy. Prior to joining the faculty at Duke, Brownell was at Yale University where he was the James Rowland Angell Professor of Psychology, professor of epidemiology and public health, and director of the Rudd Center […]

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Dan Ariely

Dan ArielyPhD
dandan@duke.edu | 919-660-7703
Content Area: Behavioral Economics

Dr. Ariely is a New York Times bestselling author and Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at the Fuqua School of Business. He is one of the foremost leaders in psychology and behavioral economics research and has further expanded his research agenda into the health domain, particularly with respect to the topic of eating behavior. His research […]

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Alice Ammerman

UNC Principal Investigator and Executive Committee Chair
Alice Ammerman, DrPH, MPH, RD

alice_ammerman@unc.edu | 919-966-6082
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 […]

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