Obesity Prevention Initiative

robertboyce_child_gardenThe Obesity Prevention Initiative (OPI) is a diverse community collaboration that was established in 2005 through Cape Fear Healthy Carolinians.  Our mission is to increase the healthy weights of Cape Fear residents.  We are dedicated to the institution of comprehensive plans and enduring systematic changes that will result in increased physical activity levels and healthier eating patterns.

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Available Services:

Current Projects:

OPI Staff:

Tamlyn Shields, MA, BCBA - OPI Coordinator
Physical Address:
1216 Military Cutoff Drive, Suite 338
Wilmington, NC 28405
910.962.7964
shieldsa@uncw.edu

Terry Kinney, PhD - OPI Principal Investigator
Interim Director, School of Health & Applied Human Sciences
910.962.7570
kinneyt@uncw.edu

Sarah White - OPI Grant Funds Coordinator
Financial Administrator, School of Health & Applied Human Sciences
910.962.3263
whites@uncw.edu


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