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About Elizabeth Gerndt

Elizabeth Gerndt is a Project Director at Counter Tools. Elizabeth completed her undergraduate degree at Clemson University and earned her Master of Public Health at Emory University. Before coming to Counter Tools, she managed food and built environment initiatives for a SNAP-Education program. In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys cooking new recipes, spending time outdoors, and cheering on the Clemson Tigers!

Addressing the Off-Campus Tobacco Retail Environment to Enhance Tobacco Free Colleges

Colleges and universities across the country have had success in using policy to protect students from exposure to secondhand smoke on campus. However, these policies do not address the tobacco retail environment immediately off-campus. Considering the off-campus retail environment in tobacco control efforts can be the perfect [More]

By |2022-03-30T13:06:32-04:00March 7, 2022|Categories: Health Equity, Point of Sale|

Geographic Surveillance Learning Collaborative 2020 – Highlights from Tobacco Control Programs

The Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) and Counter Tools facilitated the inaugural Geographic Surveillance Learning Collaborative for National Tobacco Control Programs and National Comprehensive Cancer Control from May to September 2020. In order to participate, interested states were required to establish a three-person team consisting of a statewide representative from each of the following [More]

By |2021-04-16T11:06:53-04:00March 10, 2021|Categories: Data, Partners, Policy|

Trust for America’s Health releases recommendations to address obesity crisis

Access to healthy food or safe places to be active is inconsistent across communities and research shows that socioeconomic factors including poverty and race/ethnicity contribute to an increased rate of obesity. The State of Obesity 2020 report provides evidence-based policy recommendations for addressing the obesity crisis [More]

By |2020-10-08T10:40:18-04:00October 8, 2020|Categories: Data, Health Equity, Healthy Food|
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