Carolyn Crump, PhD


Research Associate Professor
Health Behavior

Healthy Solutions
Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile

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Campus Box 7506
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

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1993          University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill       PhD, Health Behavior and Health Education
1982          University of Maryland                                                 MA, Physiology of Exercise; Minors: Statistics and Health
1978          Skidmore College, New York                                       BA, Government and Physical Education

Research Interests

  • Environment
  • Health behavior
  • Health disparities
  • Health policy
  • Injury prevention
  • Obesity prevention
  • Physical activity
  • Public health leadership
  • Public health practice

Research activities

Carolyn Crump’s primary interests are the impact of organizational and environmental factors on health behavior, strategic planning and program evaluation, and community efforts to prevent injury. Her current research involves an evaluation of the Indian Health Services Injury Prevention Program. Dr. Crump has recently designed the strategic plan, certification process, grant program, and evaluation for the state wide Be Active North Carolina initiative to increase physical activity and promote cardiovascular health. She provides technical assistance to NC s Department of Human Services Physical Activity branch and local fitness councils across the state.

Select publications
Crump, C. E., Earp, J. A., Kozma, C., Hertz-Picciotto, I. (1996).
Effect of organizational level variables on differential employee participation in ten federal worksite health promotion programs.
Health Education Quarterly, 23, p.204-223.

Carter, W., Omenn, G., Martin, M., Crump, C. E., Labarthe, D., Williams, O. (1995).
Characteristics of health promotion programs in federal worksites: Findings from the federal employee Worksite (FEW) project.
American Journal of Health Promotion, 10, p.140-147.

McLeroy, K. R. & Crump, C. E. (1994).
Health promotion and disease prevention: an historical perspective.
Generations, 18, p.9-17.

Meyers, D. C., Gebhardt, D. L., Crump, C. E., & Fleishman, E. A. (1993).
The dimensions of human physical performance: Factor analyses of strength, stamina, flexibility, and body composition measures.
Human Performance, 6, p.309-344.

Gebhardt D. L., Crump C. E.(1990).
Employee fitness and wellness programs in the workplace.
American Psychologist, 45, p.262-72.