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The National DPP Lifestyle Change Program at Emory University

The Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center (DTTAC) at Emory University is now offering the National DPP Lifestyle Change Program to faculty and staff at the Rollins School of Public Health. DTTAC has received pending recognition from the CDC to deliver this proven-effective lifestyle change program and is listed in the CDC's Registry of Recognized Programs.

The Lifestyle Change Program at Emory University begins in April and will include 16 weekly core sessions followed by monthly maintenance sessions. The program is led by Sarah Piper, MPH, CDE - a DTTAC staff person and trained Lifestyle Coach.

Sarah Piper

Participants will learn strategies for healthier eating, increasing physical activity, managing stress, and other changes to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes, in a small group setting. 

Who can participate?

Emory University faculty and staff members who have a BMI of 24 or higher (22 or higher if you are of Asian descent), have prediabetes, or have been told by a doctor that you are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, may be eligible to participate.

If you are interested in participating in the program, or being placed on a wait list for future classes, please contact us at