Focus Carolina

Focus Carolina: Alice Ammerman

This Focus On: Alice Ammerman who is focused on making nutrition and healthy eating accessible to everyone in the community. Listen for more about her organization Good Bowls and her work as director of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

A woman poses with a map of North Carolina behind her
Alice Ammerman, director of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in her office at the Univer city of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In background on the screen is a map of the "stroke belt".

As the director of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Dr. Alice Ammerman is interested in design and testing of innovative ways to provide community-based nutrition and physical activity intervention approaches to prevent the risk of chronic diseases in primarily low income and minority populations. Her team has created Good Bowls, nutritious frozen meals made with locally-sourced ingredients that are sold at a high and low price point to facilitate healthy food access among people at all income levels.

 

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