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HEALYAC Meeting 2

During our second HEAL YAC meeting, guest speaker Dr. Christina Ergler, from the University of Otago presented her research conducted in Auckland, New Zealand. Christina is a faculty member in the Department of Geography at the University of Otago in New Zealand. Her research lies at the cross-roads of geography, sociology, and public health in […]

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Dr. Gilliland and HEAL Team attends NRC 2018 forum, “Unpacking Food Literacy”

Dr. Gilliland and HEAL members attended the NRC 2018 forum today where they gave a presentation on our novel smartphone app called SmartAPPetite which provides users with credible information about local foods (e.g., seasonality, nutrition, preparation, vendors) to ‘nudge’ users to make healthier, smarter choices about what they buy and consume. Increasing food literacy is […]

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