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FY2018

Major Awards (8)

Association for Communication Excellence

National Awards

  • Publishing: Special Reports, Bronze Award for Live Well Alabama SNAP-Ed Annual Report FY18
  • Graphic Design: Print Advertising, Bronze Award for Live Well Alabama Outdoor Advertising
  • Social Media: Best Campaign – Overall, Bronze Award for Live Well Alabama Social Media Campaign

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

National and Regional Awards

  • Educational Publications Award for The Sour Truth About Sweet Drinks
  • Program Excellence through Research Award for Extension-supported Rural Community Gardens Increase Accessibility and Affordability of Healthy Foods in Alabama
  • Greenwood Frysinger Award

College of Human Sciences Graduate Student Research Symposium, Auburn University, Alabama

  • Oral Winner, Extension Empowers Alabama Youth and Parents to Eat Better and Move More
  • Poster Winner, Using Intermediary Relationships to Support School Wellness Promotion

Referred Journal Articles (3)

  • Walker B, Hofer R, Wolford B, Funderburk K, Parmer S, Struempler B. (2019). A follow-up outcome evaluation of Alabama SNAP-Ed’s social marketing campaign. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior; 51(7S):S109-S110.
  • Powers AR, Brock R, Funderburk K, Parmer SM, Struempler B. (2019). Multi-level faith-based public health initiative in rural Alabama, 2017. Preventing Chronic Disease, High Obesity Program Special Collections Issue; 16:190057. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd16.190057external icon.
  • Griffin J, Struempler B, Funderburk K, Parmer SM, Tran C, Wadsworth D. (2019). My Quest, a community-based m-health intervention to increase physical activity and promote weight loss in predominately rural dwelling, low-income Alabama women. Family & Community Health. In press.

National/State Recognition (7)

Auburn Research Magazine

End Child Hunger in Alabama

Malone-Zallen Graduate Research Fellowship

  • Quest for Healthy Schools; A Pilot School Wellness Initiative for SNAP-Ed Eligible Alabama Schools

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Impact 2019 Reports

Neighbors Magazine

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National Presentations (20)

Alabama Dietetic Association Annual Meeting–Montgomery, Alabama

  • Quest for Healthy Schools: Providing School Wellness Leadership
  • Extension Empowers Alabama Youth and Parents to Eat Better and Move More

American Public Health Association–San Diego, California

  • Live Well Faith Communities: Creating a Healthier Rural Alabama

Association of SNAP Nutrition Education Administrators Winter Conference–Arlington, Virginia

  • Live Well Alabama: Using Social Media to Connect People with Evidence-based Nutrition Education
  • Expand Reach and Strengthen Impact with Multi-level Comprehensive Interventions

CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) National Training: Leading the Charge for a Healthier Nation–Atlanta, Georgia

  • Using Communication to Support Public Health Programs: Examples and Lessons Learned from the Field

College of Human Sciences Thesis Presentations–Auburn University, Alabama

  • Using Intermediary Relationships to Support School Wellness Promotion
  • Extension Empowers Alabama Youth and Parents to Eat Better and Move More

Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo–Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Formative Evaluation of a Social Marketing Campaign in Alabama Promoting Nutrition and Physical Activity to a Limited-Resource Audience
  • Using Intermediary Relationships to Engage School Stakeholders and Support School Wellness Promotion

Food and Nutrition Service Southeast Regional Office Joint SNAP-Ed/SNAC Meeting–Atlanta, Georgia

  • Community and School Gardens in Alabama: Achieving Greater Impacts with Partnerships and Multi-level Comprehensive Community Interventions
  • Obesity Partnerships

Joint Council of Extension Professionals–San Antonio, Texas

  • Quest for Healthy Schools: Providing School Wellness Leadership

National Health Outreach Conference–Fort Worth, Texas

  • Using Intermediary Relationships to Engage School Stakeholders and Support School Wellness Promotion

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior–Orlando, Florida

  • A Follow-Up Outcome Evaluation of Alabama SNAP-Ed’s Social Marketing Campaign
  • Utilizing Evaluation to Improve Social Marketing Messages and Approaches: Lessons Learned from Three States Conducting Social Marketing to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors Among Low-Income Target Audiences

Southern Obesity Summit–

  • Live Well in Schools: Alabama Childhood Obesity Prevention Using Body Quest, an Evidence-Based Nutrition and Physical Activity Education Curriculum (Sondra)
  • Multi-level faith-based public health initiative supports healthier places and people in rural Alabama

This is Research Student Symposium–Auburn University, Alabama

  • Using Intermediary Relationships to Support School Wellness Promotion
  • Extension Empowers Alabama Youth and Parents to Eat Better and Move More

Learn More

Download a printable PDF of FCS-2391 SNAP-Ed 19 Annual Report.

Download a printable PDF of FCS-2302 SNAP-Ed 18 Annual Report.

Download a printable PDF of FCS-2227 SNAP-Ed 17 Annual Report.

Download a printable PDF of SNAP-Ed 16 Annual Report.

 

FY2017

Major Awards (8)

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

• 1st Place, Southern Region and Alabama Affiliate, Marketing Package Award

• 1st Place, Alabama Affiliate, School Wellness Award

• 1st Place, Alabama Affiliate, Community Partnership Award

College of Human Sciences Graduate Student Research Symposium, Auburn University, Alabama

• 1st Place, Good Choice healthier retail initiative: Increasing access and appeal of healthy items in rural Alabama

• 2nd Place, Evaluating barriers to SNAP acceptance in farmers markets

National Priester Extension Award for Leadership

Auburn University Award for Excellence in Faculty Outreach http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/award_excellence.htm
http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/beyondauburn/pdfs/ BASummer2017.pdf

Referred Journal Articles (3)

• Parmer SM, Struempler B, Funderburk K. (under review). Pioneering Extension nutrition education with iPad apps: A development story. Journal of Extension.

• Funderburk K, Struempler B, Parmer SM, Griffin JB. (under review). Texting engages parents to improve home environment for third graders in a school-based obesity prevention initiative, Body Quest. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

• Kellegrew KP, Powers AR, Struempler B, Parmer SM, Funderburk K. (under review). Evaluating barriers to SNAP acceptance in farmers markets. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development.

National/State Recognition (5)

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Impact 2017 Report

• Community Health and Wellness http://www.neafcs.org/assets/documents/impact/2017-Impact- Statements/neafcs%20impact%202017%20community%20health%20 and%20wellnessfinal.pdf

• Childhood Obesity Prevention http://www.neafcs.org/assets/documents/impact/2017-Impact- Statements/neafcs%20impact%202017%20childhood%20obesity%20 preventionfinal.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Alabama Healthy Vending Machine Program Improving Lives One Worksite at a Time http://nccd.cdc.gov/nccdsuccessstories/

Auburn University Strategic Plan, 2017

Beyond Auburn, Auburn University’s Outreach Magazine. Fall 2016. Extension Body Quest Battling Childhood Obesity

National Presentations (12)

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Omaha, Nebraska

• Billboards and nutrition education–a two way street: How social marketing in Alabama works with parents

• A new way of doing Extension business: Education, social marketing, and environmental strategies increase access of healthy foods and physical activity in Alabama.

American Public Health Association, Atlanta, Georgia

• Partnerships to create a healthier rural Alabama

National Extension Technology Community, Savannah, Georgia

• Live Well Alabama: Creating change with social media

Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Washington, DC.

• Good Choice healthier retail initiative: Increasing access and appeal of healthy items in convenience stores in rural Alabama

• Evaluating barriers to SNAP acceptance in farmers markets

• Road to a healthy Alabama: Policy, systems, and environmental strategies to increase access and appeal of healthy foods

• Planning and reporting policy, systems, and environmental changes for Alabama SNAP-Ed: An assessment and evaluation tool

National Health Outreach Conference, Annapolis, Maryland

• Making it easier to Live Well in Alabama: Policy, system and environmental change strategies to increase access and appeal of healthy food

• SNAP-Ed, EFNEP, and CDC: A community partnership to prevent obesity in Alabama

Alabama Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, Birmingham, Alabama

• Evaluating barriers to SNAP acceptance in farmers markets

Association of SNAP Nutrition Education Administrators Winter Conference. Arlington, Virginia

• Alabama made the evaluation framework work.

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