Carolina Gallop, Community Health Worker

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Carolina Gallop is a Community Health Worker at the Tulane Prevention Research Center. Her work focuses on the center’s core project Movin’ for LIFE, which incorporates various strategies to promote active and healthy lifestyles for residents within the community. Carolina contributes to this research by working within the community to collect information and resources to help improve diets and physical activity in local neighborhoods. Prior to joining the Tulane PRC, Carolina was trained as a certified medical billing and coder and an Emergency Medical Technician in New Orleans in an effort to aid as a first responder during natural disasters. She received her training as a Community Health Worker from Louisiana State University and worked with St. Anna’s Medical Mission in this position. Carolina has also studied fashion design at the Los Angeles Trade Tech College of Art and Design, photography at Santa Monica College, videography and editing at New Orleans Video Access Center (NOVAC), and film at Nunez Community College. She recently held a fashion show to fundraise for and bring awareness to the poverty-stricken children of Honduras, her native country. Carolina participated as an artist on a project titled “Revising the Goddess” during Prospect 3, a citywide art exhibit. She has received a Katrina Heroes Award – 10 Year Commemoration from A Community Voice and an Outstanding Spirit of Service Award – from All Souls Community Center where she served as Assistant Program Director. In her spare time, Carolina enjoys teaching sewing lessons to children, cooking, exercising and entertaining friends.

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Physical Activity


Data to action: using formative research to develop intervention programs to increase physical activity in adolescent girls.


Nutrition and Food Availability


The Rationale behind Small Food Store Interventions in Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods: Insights from New Orleans

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Community Briefs


Schoolyard Project




Stepping Up to the Plate: Transforming School Food in New Orleans

all prc publications