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Program Accomplishments

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

Refereed Journal Articles

Major Honors and Awards

  • National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, National 2nd Place, Southern Region 1st Place and Alabama Affiliate 1st Place, Florence Hall Award, Body Quest Parent Initiative: Preventing Childhood Obesity through Effective Extension Parent Nutrition Education, 2016.
  • National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Southern Region 3rd Place, Community Partnership Award, The Alabama Healthy Retail Initiative, 2016.
  • National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, National, Southern Region, and Alabama Affiliate Winners. Communication: Educational Curriculum Package Award for Body Quest, 2015. 

Grant Proposal Funded

  • SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Program. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. $5,318,458. Project period October 2016–September 2017.

National Recognition

  • Tripp S, Helwig R, Simkins J (2016). Alabama: Body Quest. Page 36. SNAP-Ed FY2015: Supplemental nutrition assistance program education through the land-grant university system. Report prepared by TEConomy Partners, LLC.
  • Heiser C. (2016). National Health Outreach Conference. Success stories and lessons learned from the CDC’s partnership with land-grant university Extension services to reduce obesity in high risk areas.
  • Center for Wellness and Nutrition, Public Health Institute. (2016). Southeast learning community success stories: Report prepared for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cooperative Agreement Number 6NU38OT000203-04-05.

National Presentations

  • National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Presentation: Text messaging technology as a mode of delivery for nutrition interventions.
  • National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Poster: SNAP-Ed, EFNEP and CDC: A community partnership in Alabama to prevent obesity through policy, systems and environmental changes.
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