In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, evaluation specialists from Group Health Research Institute explain how to strengthen the reach and impact of community health strategies.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamental difference between a traditional approach to a community health intervention and a dose-focused strategy.
  • Define population dose as a concept for predicting effect size.
  • Link health strategies by reach and strength to develop dose clusters.

Intended Audience

Local, state, and tribal public health practitioners; Elected officials; Community-serving organizations; Public health researchers and instructors


Allen Cheadle, PhD, Senior Researcher and Director, Center for Community Health and Evaluation, Group Health Research Institute

Ian Maki, MPH, Research Associate and Program Manager, Center for Community Health and Evaluation, Group Health Research Institute

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.

  1. How might this information apply to your own current or past initiatives, or other projects you’ve heard about?


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Air Date: 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT
Chronic Disease
Program Planning & Evaluation
1 hour
Hot Topics in Practice
Competency Domains: 
Analytical/Assessment Skills
Policy Development/Program Planning Skills