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Diego Rose to serve as director of the Prevention Research Center at Tulane University

Food Environment Research

Published: July 07, 2009

Diego Rose to serve as director of the Prevention Research Center at Tulane University Healthscaping – Issue 3 July 7, 2009 The Prevention Research Center (PRC) at Tulane University is pleased to announce the appointment of Diego Rose as director of the Tulane University PRC. Rose is currently an associate professor and head of the Nutrition Section in the Department of Community Health Sciences at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He…

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"Food deserts" research can inform policies to improve healthy food access

Food Environment Research

Published: July 07, 2009

“Food deserts” research can inform policies to improve healthy food access Healthscaping – Issue 3 July 7, 2009 For many Americans, purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables means a routine stop at the local supermarket. But for low-income Americans who live miles from the nearest food retail supplier in veritable food deserts, eating healthfully is challenging because nutritious, affordable food is not available in their neighborhood. Research shows that people who have better access to stores…

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