Introduction to Evidence-Based Public Health
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)
- 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
- Presentation slides | slide handout (3 slides per page)
- A recording of this webinar is available through PH LearnLink
Evidence-Based Public Health Series
Jeffrey Harris, MD, MPH, MBA, Director, Health Promotion Research Center, University of Washington
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.