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Lori Rhew, MA

Lori Rhew, MA

Training and Accreditation Coordinator
NC Institute for Public Health
  • 004 Rosenau Hall
  • CB #8165
  • 135 Dauer Drive
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Lori Rhew is the Training and Accreditation Coordinator at NCIPH. In this role she works with partners to coordinate, develop, and direct a variety of public health training courses. She also plans and manages special projects for the North Carolina Local Health Department Accreditation Program. Two of Lori’s favorite things are working with awesome people and managing projects, so she is very happy to be working at the Institute and with public health professionals from across the state on innovative projects.

Key Publications

Using scenarios to facilitate learning and developing public health nursing interventions. Little, S. H., Briggs, K. W., & Rhew L. (2021). Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 52(1), 34-38.
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Connecting the dots: Learning through real-world scenarios. (Newsletter Article). Haynes Little, S., Briggs, K., Rhew L.  (2020). Trendlines. Association for Nursing Professional Development, 31(1).
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Move More Scholars Institute (Book Chapter). Rhew L, Dunn C, Thomas C, Newkirk J, Peach K, Ward D, Vaughn A.  (2014). Pate R, Buchner D. Implementing Physical Activity Strategies., Human Kinetics.

Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less a weight management program for adults – revision of curriculum based on first year pilot. Dunn C, Kolasa KM, Vodicka S, Schneider L, Thomas C, Smith C, Lackey C.  (2011). Journal of Extension, 49(6).
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The role of state health departments in supporting community-based obesity prevention. Cousins J, Langer S, Rhew L, Thomas C.  (2011). Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(4).
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Effects of a behavior-based weight management program delivered through a state cooperative extension and local public health department network, North Carolina, 2008-2009. Whetstone L, Kolasa K, Dunn C, Jayaratne K, Vodicka S, Schneider L, Thomas C, van Staveren M, Aggarwal S, Lackey C.  (2011). Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(4).
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Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less a weight management program for adults. Dunn C, Kolasa K, Vodicka S, Schneider L, Thomas C, Smith C, Lackey C.  (2010). Journal of Extension, 48(1).
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The Move More Scholars Institute: A model of the physical activity and public health practitioners course. Schneider L, Ward D, Dunn C, Vaughn A, Newkirk J, Thomas C.  (2007). Preventing Chronic Disease, 4(3).
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Decomposing intrinsic and extrinsic motivation for exercise: Application to stages of motivational readiness. Buckworth J, Lee R, Regan G, Schneider L, DiClemente C.  (2007). Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 8(4), 441-461.


Graduate Certificate, Teaching, Training and Educational Technology, North Carolina State University, 2019

MA, Sports and Exercise Science, The Ohio State University, 2002

BS, Health Promotion, Bowling Green State University, 1996

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