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Kristen Brooks, MA, CHES, R.H.Ed. PPH Coordinator.

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Pitt Partners for Health Kristen Brooks, MA, CHES, R.H.Ed. PPH Coordinator
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Pitt Partners for Health

Pitt Partners for Health Kristen Brooks, MA, CHES, R.H.Ed. PPH Coordinator

Established in 1995Hospital based coordinator since partnership beganLong-standing relationship/collaboration between hospital (Vidant Medical Center/formerly PCMH), Pitt County Public Health Center (local health department), and Brody School of Medicine/East Carolina University History of PPH Most recent CHNA conducted in 20153 Priority Areas selected:Access to CareChronic DiseaseNutrition and Physical Activity Health PrioritiesFarmers Market Nutrition Education ProgramBeen in place for over 10 years; runs May-August each year Partnership with local farmers at the market to encourage sampling of fresh fruits/vegetablesSamples and healthy recipes given out Grant funding (~$4000 per year) to pay for a part time coordinator, handouts, and recipe ingredients (produce donated by local farmers) Success Story- NutritionFarmers Market Nutrition Education Program Coordinator works with local farmers on a weekly basis to determine the produce to be featured. A healthy recipe is planned using a fruit/vegetable that is in season. ~150 samples are given out each week and an average of about 3000 samples are given out over the course of the summer. Success Story- Nutrition

Success Story- Nutrition

Success Story- Nutrition

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