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Tulane University Prevention Research Center

Comprehensive Center

First funded : 1998

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Core Research Focus

Increasing access to healthy foods in neighborhoods in New Orleans, Louisiana

Core Research Projects

Current (2010–2014)
Factors Affecting Food Access, Eating Habits, and Obesity Among New Orleans Residents

Past (1998–2009)
Increasing Physical Activity Through Environmental Changes
Preventing Lead Poisoning Among Young Children

Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

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Contact Information

Tulane University
Prevention Research Center
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2301
New Orleans, LA 70112

Carolyn C. Johnson, MS, PhD, FAAHB
Phone: 504-988-4068
Fax: 504-988-3540

Assistant Director
Keelia O'Malley, MPH
Phone: 504-988-3286


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