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James Emery, MPH

James Emery, MPH

Research Associate
Department of Health Behavior
  • 137 E. Franklin St., Suite 21
  • CB #7506
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • USA

My main professional interest is to help improve physical and social environments for healthy living by working behind-the-scenes with government agencies and other organizations to enhance the infrastructure that creates healthy living opportunities.

Staff/Administrative Duties

Manage policy, systems and environmental change interventions. 

Provide in-person and internet-based training and technical assistance to federal, state and local organizations working on policy, systems and environmental change.

 Assess health and safety systems in federal agencies using soft-system methodology.

Develop policy-based curricula for public health professionals and university graduate students.

Train and coach professional trainers, facilitators, and managers.

Facilitate strategic planning sessions, stakeholder meetings, and inter-agency collaborations.

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