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Melicia Whitt-Glover, PhD

President and CEO | Gramercy Research Group, Inc. | Winston-Salem, NC
Pilot Project: Policy and environmental supports for healthy eating & exercise on college campuses
Her pilot project will assess environmental and policy supports for healthy eating and PA at an HBCU. A Predominantly White Institution (PWI) in the same city will be assessed for comparison and to identify disparities. A mixed methods approach will be used to collect quantitative and qualitative data on the environment and student/faculty/staff knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and preferences associated with health status and health-related behaviors. Data will be used to further understand/identify strategies to improve health among college students, particularly racial/ethnic minority students who are at higher risk for developing chronic disease, and to improve supports for healthy eating and physical activity on college campuses.

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Dr. Whitt-Glover is the President and CEO of Gramercy Research Group, Inc. based in Winston-Salem, NC. Gramercy Research Group is a private research firm with a mission to positively impact and improve the lives of individuals and communities by addressing health and related issues.

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