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Introduction to Evidence-Based Public Health

May 1, 2013. This one-hour hour webinar provides an introduction to key concepts for evidence-based public health.

Quick Facts

Topics: Program Planning & Evaluation

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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This webinar provides an introduction to key concepts for evidence-based public health. Jeffrey Harris, MD, MPH, MBA, Director of the Health Promotion Research Center at the University of Washington, offers an overview of the importance of evidence-based public health and its applications in disease prevention and health promotion.

This webinar is part of a series on evidence-based public health.

Air date: May 1, 2013, 11:00 a.m. to noon (Pacific)

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basic concepts of evidence-based public health.
  • Be familiar with key sources and types of evidence.
  • Describe several public health programs or policies that are based on strong or weak evidence.
  • Describe some of the barriers to evidence-based decision making in public health practice.

Slides and Recording

 

    Quick Facts

    Topics: Program Planning & Evaluation

    Format: Webinar

    Time: 1 hour

    Cost: Free

    Evidence-Based Public Health Series

    Webinars
    Introduction to Evidence-Based Public Health
    Searching and Summarizing the Literature
    Return on Investment

    In-person Training
    Evidence-Based Public Health: A Framework for Decision Making

    Presenter

    Jeffrey Harris, MD, MPH, MBA, Director, Health Promotion Research Center, University of Washington

    Discussion Questions

    These questions are designed to further your thinking on the topic covered in this webinar. You may print and discuss them with colleagues and other members of your organization before or after watching this webinar.

    • How are we currently making decisions? Do any changes need to be made?
    • How might evidence-based approaches make our work better?
    • List some of your agency's barriers to using evidence-based decision making.

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