Carolyn Crump, PhD

Research Associate Professor Department of Health Behavior

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Chapel Hill, NC 27599

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Carolyn Crump, PhD, is a public health professional. Her primary interests are the impact of organizational and environmental factors on health behavior, strategic planning and program evaluation, and community efforts to prevent injury.  She is a research associate professor in the Department of Health Behavior.

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 N.C.'s Department of Human Services Physical Activity branch and local fitness councils across the state.

Representative Courses

HBEH 775 Introduction to Public Health Policy and the Policy-Making Process | Syllabus

Research Activities

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 recently designed the strategic plan, certification process, grant program and evaluation for the statewide Be Active North Carolina initiative to increase physical activity and promote cardiovascular health. She provides technical assistance to the North Carolina Department of Human Services Physical Activity branch and local fitness councils across the state.

Key Publications

Child safety and booster seat use in five tribal communities, 2010-2014. Billie, H., Crump, C. E., Letourneau, R. L., & West, B. (2016). Journal of Safety Research, 59.

How do you know you are making a difference? Use of data tracking tools and technical assistance to support tribal motor vehicle injury prevention programs. Letourneau, R. L. and Crump, C. E. (2016). Indian Health Service Primary Care Provider, 41(9), 59-67.

Education

PhD, Health Behavior/Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993

MA, Exercise Physiology, University of Maryland, 1982

BA, Government/Physical Education, Skidmore College, 1978