Live Well for You

Program Accomplishments

Alabama Extension’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program–Education (SNAP-Ed) Annual Report

Major Awards (8)

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

• 1st Place, Southern Region and Alabama Affiliate, Marketing Package Award

• 1st Place, Alabama Affiliate, School Wellness Award

• 1st Place, Alabama Affiliate, Community Partnership Award

College of Human Sciences Graduate Student Research Symposium, Auburn University, Alabama

• 1st Place, Good Choice healthier retail initiative: Increasing access and appeal of healthy items in rural Alabama

• 2nd Place, Evaluating barriers to SNAP acceptance in farmers markets

National Priester Extension Award for Leadership http://news.aces.edu/blog/2017/05/03/struempler-receives-national-priester-award/

Auburn University Award for Excellence in Faculty Outreach http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/award_excellence.htm
http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/beyondauburn/pdfs/ BASummer2017.pdf

Referred Journal Articles (3)

• Parmer SM, Struempler B, Funderburk K. (under review). Pioneering Extension nutrition education with iPad apps: A development story. Journal of Extension.

• Funderburk K, Struempler B, Parmer SM, Griffin JB. (under review). Texting engages parents to improve home environment for third graders in a school-based obesity prevention initiative, Body Quest. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

• Kellegrew KP, Powers AR, Struempler B, Parmer SM, Funderburk K. (under review). Evaluating barriers to SNAP acceptance in farmers markets. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development.

National/State Recognition (5)

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Impact 2017 Report

• Community Health and Wellness http://www.neafcs.org/assets/documents/impact/2017-Impact- Statements/neafcs%20impact%202017%20community%20health%20 and%20wellnessfinal.pdf

• Childhood Obesity Prevention http://www.neafcs.org/assets/documents/impact/2017-Impact- Statements/neafcs%20impact%202017%20childhood%20obesity%20 preventionfinal.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Alabama Healthy Vending Machine Program Improving Lives One Worksite at a Time http://nccd.cdc.gov/nccdsuccessstories/

Auburn University Strategic Plan, 2017

Beyond Auburn, Auburn University’s Outreach Magazine. Fall 2016. Extension Body Quest Battling Childhood Obesity

National Presentations (12)

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Omaha, Nebraska

• Billboards and nutrition education–a two way street: How social marketing in Alabama works with parents

• A new way of doing Extension business: Education, social marketing, and environmental strategies increase access of healthy foods and physical activity in Alabama.

American Public Health Association, Atlanta, Georgia

• Partnerships to create a healthier rural Alabama

National Extension Technology Community, Savannah, Georgia

• Live Well Alabama: Creating change with social media

Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Washington, DC.

Good Choice healthier retail initiative: Increasing access and appeal of healthy items in convenience stores in rural Alabama

• Evaluating barriers to SNAP acceptance in farmers markets

• Road to a healthy Alabama: Policy, systems, and environmental strategies to increase access and appeal of healthy foods

• Planning and reporting policy, systems, and environmental changes for Alabama SNAP-Ed: An assessment and evaluation tool

National Health Outreach Conference, Annapolis, Maryland

• Making it easier to Live Well in Alabama: Policy, system and environmental change strategies to increase access and appeal of healthy food

• SNAP-Ed, EFNEP, and CDC: A community partnership to prevent obesity in Alabama

Alabama Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, Birmingham, Alabama

• Evaluating barriers to SNAP acceptance in farmers markets

Association of SNAP Nutrition Education Administrators Winter Conference. Arlington, Virginia

• Alabama made the evaluation framework work.

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