Whether the mechanism is a bulldozer or Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Christopher Fulcher wields tools for a singular purpose: to help people improve their communities. Fulcher, Co-Director of the Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems(CARES) in the Division of Applied Social Sciences at CAFNR, launched his career in community development on the island nation of Nevis in the Eastern…
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CARES project creates a network for community engagement
Combing public information with advanced technology, CARES created a powerful tool for community engagement and action to address the nation’s obesity epidemic.
A Heavy Award
CDC recognizes CARES for innovative obesity prevention
Christopher Fulcher, Co-Director of the Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems (CARES) in the Division of Applied Social Sciences at CAFNR, received the Weight of the Nation 2012 Pioneering Innovation Award by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He received the award on behalf of his center’s work with Community Commons, a website that collects data on health…