Carolyn Crump, PhD

Research Associate Professor
Health BehaviorHealthy Solutions
Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile
Bank Of America, Suite 21
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, Health
1978        Skidmore College, New York                               BA, Government and Physical Education

Research Interests

Environmental effects on health
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
Lowman, A ; Wing, S.; Crump, C. E.; MacDonald, P. D. M.; Heaney, C.; Aitken, M.D. (2011).
Public officials’ perspectives on tracking and investigating symptoms
reported near sewage sludge land application sites.
Journal of Environmental Health, 73(6):14-20.

Letourneau, R. J.; Crump, C. E.; Bowling, J. M.; Kuklinski, D.M.; Allen, C. W. (2008).
Ride safe: A child passenger safety program for American Indian/Alaska native children.
Maternal and Child Health Journal, 12(SUPPL. 1):S55-S63.

Emery, J.; Crump, C. E.; Hawkins, M. (2007)
Formative evaluation of AARP’s Active for Life campaign to improve walking
and bicycling environments in two cities.
Health promotion practice, 8(4):403-414.

Garrison, H. G. and Crump, C. E. (2007).
Race, ethnicity and motor vehicle crashes.
Annals of emergency medicine, 49(2):218-220.

Emery, J.; Crump, C. E.; Bors, P. (2003).
Reliability and validity of two instruments designed to assess the walking and
bicycling suitability of sidewalks and roads.
American Journal of Health Promotion, 18(1):38-46.

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