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Eugenia Eng, DrPH, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Professor, Health Behavior
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
UNC-Chapel Hill
Cancer Prevention and Control

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Geni Eng, DrPH, a Peace Corps veteran and UNC-educated public health professional, is recognized nationally as an expert and practitioner of the community-based participatory research (CBPR) technique.

As a researcher, Eng focuses on the integration of community development and health education interventions in the rural United States and developing countries. Her current research projects apply community-based research principles to the design and evaluation of lay health advisor interventions and look at the influence of sociocultural factors on STDs and early detection of breast cancer.

Eng directs the Community Health Scholars postdoctoral program. She also serves as Principal Investigator on the National Cancer Institute-funded Cancer Health Disparities training grant housed in the department. She teaches community organization, cross-cultural aspects of health education practices, community diagnosis and health issues relevant to women, ethnic minorities, and developing nations.

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