Allison Myers, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor Department of Health Behavior

T:(919) 593-5822

aemyers@live.unc.edu

CB #7440

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

USA

Dr. Allison Myers is a public health researcher, practitioner and social entrepreneur who trained in health behavior at UNC Gillings. She is co-founder and executive director of Counter Tools, a Carrboro-based client services and education 501c(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to advance place-based public health. She is committed to research that helps to disseminate and implement evidence-based policy, systems and environmental approaches for health promotion and health equity. She has a keen interest in innovation, bridging research and practice, and mentoring students.

Education

PhD, Health Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016

MPH, Health Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005

BS, Environmental Resource Management / Sociology, The Pennsylvania State University, 1999