Cabarrus Health Alliance

Taste testings: Taking the first step

August 03, 2017

Read the original article from the Independent Tribune by Asma Warrich, Cabarrus Health Alliance. Often times, taking the first bite can be the biggest challenge to eating healthy. Preconceived ideas that nutritious foods lack flavor prevent many from taking this initial step. However, taste testings are emerging as a popular approach to dismissing these assumptions. […]

Cabarrus Health Alliance Launches Clinic to Prevent the Spread of HIV

June 28, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2016 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345 Kannapolis, N.C. – Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) is opening a new clinic this fall to prevent HIV infections. The clinic will provide an HIV-preventive medication, HIV PreExposure Prophylaxis or PrEP, to people at high risk for becoming infected with the virus. […]

Cabarrus Health Alliance and Cabarrus County Partners Launch Network of Care Site

February 11, 2016

  Community-based web site will improve access to services and health decision-making for residents This morning, the Cabarrus Health Alliance in partnership with Cabarrus County government and Department of Human Services (DHS) launched an innovative, online-line web portal to enhance health decision-making by providing community stakeholders, families and individuals with key health information and resources […]

Have Yourself a Healthy Holiday

December 04, 2015

By Meghan Charpentier, Cabarrus Health Alliance As written for The Independent Tribune. ‘Tis the season for family gatherings, large dinners, and being challenged at the dessert table. While you have maintained steady and positive eating habits for ten solid months out of the year, do not let the last two months go to waiste! You […]

The NCRC Is Changing the Landscape of Health Care

September 14, 2015

As written for Cabarrus Magazine. Learn more about how the NCRC is changing the landscape of health care in our latest edition of Bioactive Magazine and by watching our latest video on Individualizing Health Care. From the community to the clinic, the NC Research Campus (NCRC) is changing the landscape of healthcare from reactive and treatment-centered to […]

Educators soak up science at Research Campus

June 24, 2015

By Mark Plemmons Read the original article in the Independent Tribune. KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Educators from across North Carolina got hands on in the labs at the N.C. Research Campus and at several other area businesses Monday during the Fourth Annual STEM Industry Day sponsored by N.C. New Schools. “The notion is to bring educators […]

Cabarrus Health Alliance July to Sept Cooking Classes

June 18, 2015

Cabarrus Health Alliance sponsors monthly cooking classes. Join them for: Download the flyer.                   July: Fresh Fruit Saturday, July 11, 10 – 11:30 am Wednesday, July 15, 6 – 7:30 pm August: Taste of the Caribbean Tuesday, August 4, 6 – 7:30 pm Saturday, August 8, 10 – 11:30 am September: Sauces, Marinades, & […]

P2EP Interns Deliver a Taste of Research

June 18, 2015

                     For Immediate Release June 18, 2015      Contacts:    Megan Bame, N.C. State University, 704-250-5461 or megan_bame@ncsu.edu Jennifer Woodford, N.C. Research Campus, 704-200-5070 or jwoodford@ncresearchcampus.net   Kannapolis, NC- Friday, June 19 at 11 am in the Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) Wellness Kitchen at 300 […]

Cabarrus County one of three nationally selected for Health Learning Challenge

June 04, 2015

The National Association of Counties (NACo) announced three counties selected to participate in its first-ever County Health Learning Challenge. Cabarrus County, along with Salt Lake County, Utah and Knox County, Tenn., will participate in the new initiative designed to catalyze innovative health improvement efforts. “It is an honor to be included as one of the […]

Cabarrus County one of three nationally selected for Health Learning Challenge

June 04, 2015

Kannapolis, N.C. – The National Association of Counties (NACo) announced three counties selected to participate in its first-ever County Health Learning Challenge. Cabarrus County, along with Salt Lake County, Utah and Knox County, Tenn., will participate in the new initiative designed to catalyze innovative health improvement efforts.   “It is an honor to be included […]

Health Alliance Names Pediatric Clinic after Dr. Linny Baker

March 20, 2015

    Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345, (704) 467-1950 cell Kannapolis, N.C. – Cabarrus Health Alliance unveiled a new name for their pediatric clinic on Monday evening, Dr. Linny M. Baker Pediatric Clinic. Dr. Baker retired from Cabarrus Health Alliance in February after a decade of service. Previously, Dr. Baker worked in […]

Healthy Cabarrus Coalition at Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Support

October 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2014 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345 Funds support year-long training program to strengthen ability to tackle substance use.  Kannapolis, N.C. – The Healthy Cabarrus Substance Use Coalition will increase its capacity to reduce and prevent substance misuse and abuse with funding from the North Carolina Coalition Initiative […]

Cabarrus Health Alliance Wins Federal Grant to Curb Youth Violence

October 02, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2014 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345   Office of Minority Health Selects Cabarrus Health Alliance as Grantee Work will focus on innovative approaches to curb youth violence  Kannapolis, N.C. –Yesterday Cabarrus Health Alliance was awarded another federal grant in the amount $362,668 annually for three years to […]

A Growing Campus

March 14, 2014

By Clyde Higgs, Vice President of Business Development Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 14, 2014 I want to make sure everyone close to the campus is just as aware of how our momentum is building and the campus is growing: Jobs: Close to 1,000 jobs […]

Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Grant Funds to Support Breast Health

February 28, 2014

Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Grant Funds to Support Breast Health Kannapolis, N.C. – The Cabarrus Health Alliance was presented with a $15,000 check at the Board of Health meeting on February 11 to continue breast cancer prevention and treatment efforts. Focused on a Cure is the foundation of Karen Goforth, owner of Irresistible Portraits in […]

A New Model of Diabetes Care

November 14, 2013

Diabetes is near the top of the list of the 21st century public health epidemics. Through the Southeastern Diabetes Initiative, Duke University and Cabarrus Health Alliance, both North Carolina Research Campus partners, are establishing an entirely new model of comprehensive patient care that is designed to help curb the epidemic by motivating people to make the lifestyle changes necessary to manage […]

Duke, CHA Curbing Diabetes through a New Model of Patient Care

October 14, 2013

Diabetes is near the top of the list of 21st century public health epidemics. Duke University and Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA), both North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) partners, are taking a bold step to curb the effects of the disease by developing a new model of care for patients with type 2 diabetes, especially those […]