program evaluation


Summary: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Evaluating the public health impact of health promotion interventions: the RE-AIM framework
    R E Glasgow
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1322-7. 1999
  2. pmc Improving the reporting quality of nonrandomized evaluations of behavioral and public health interventions: the TREND statement
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York City, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:361-6. 2004
  3. pmc Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program into the community. The DEPLOY Pilot Study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:357-63. 2008
  4. ncbi An assessment of interactions between global health initiatives and country health systems
    Badara Samb
    World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 373:2137-69. 2009
  5. ncbi Evidence suggesting that a chronic disease self-management program can improve health status while reducing hospitalization: a randomized trial
    K R Lorig
    Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Med Care 37:5-14. 1999
  6. pmc Temporal changes in programme outcomes among adult patients initiating antiretroviral therapy across South Africa, 2002-2007
    Morna Cornell
    Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS 24:2263-70. 2010
  7. ncbi The Sonagachi Project: a sustainable community intervention program
    Smarajit Jana
    STD HIV Intervention Programme, Calcutta, India
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:405-14. 2004
  8. ncbi Evaluation design for large-scale HIV prevention programmes: the case of Avahan, the India AIDS initiative
    Padma Chandrasekaran
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi, India
    AIDS 22:S1-15. 2008
  9. pmc Criteria for evaluating evidence on public health interventions
    L Rychetnik
    Effective Healthcare Australia, School of Population Health and Health Services Research, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:119-27. 2002
  10. pmc Effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents: systematic review of controlled trials
    Esther M F van Sluijs
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Sciences, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ
    BMJ 335:703. 2007

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  1. pmc Evaluating the public health impact of health promotion interventions: the RE-AIM framework
    R E Glasgow
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1322-7. 1999
    ..The authors summarize strengths and limitations of the RE-AIM model and recommend areas for future research and application...
  2. pmc Improving the reporting quality of nonrandomized evaluations of behavioral and public health interventions: the TREND statement
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York City, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:361-6. 2004
    ..These guidelines emphasize the reporting of theories used and descriptions of intervention and comparison conditions, research design, and methods of adjusting for possible biases in evaluation studies that use nonrandomized designs...
  3. pmc Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program into the community. The DEPLOY Pilot Study
    Ronald T Ackermann
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:357-63. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the delivery of a group-based DPP lifestyle intervention in partnership with the YMCA...
  4. ncbi An assessment of interactions between global health initiatives and country health systems
    Badara Samb
    World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 373:2137-69. 2009
    ..If adjustments to the interactions between GHIs and country health systems will improve efficiency, equity, value for money, and outcomes in global public health, then these opportunities should not be missed...
  5. ncbi Evidence suggesting that a chronic disease self-management program can improve health status while reducing hospitalization: a randomized trial
    K R Lorig
    Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Med Care 37:5-14. 1999
    ..It also explored the differential effectiveness of the intervention for subjects with specific diseases and comorbidities...
  6. pmc Temporal changes in programme outcomes among adult patients initiating antiretroviral therapy across South Africa, 2002-2007
    Morna Cornell
    Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS 24:2263-70. 2010
    ..We describe patient outcomes [mortality, loss-to-follow-up (LTFU) and retention] over time in a network of South African ART cohorts...
  7. ncbi The Sonagachi Project: a sustainable community intervention program
    Smarajit Jana
    STD HIV Intervention Programme, Calcutta, India
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:405-14. 2004
    ..Project components appear to be replicable across settings within India and worldwide...
  8. ncbi Evaluation design for large-scale HIV prevention programmes: the case of Avahan, the India AIDS initiative
    Padma Chandrasekaran
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi, India
    AIDS 22:S1-15. 2008
    ..Evaluating such programmes is challenging and complex, requiring clarity of evaluation purpose and evidential approaches substantively different to those employed for pilots and small programmes...
  9. pmc Criteria for evaluating evidence on public health interventions
    L Rychetnik
    Effective Healthcare Australia, School of Population Health and Health Services Research, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:119-27. 2002
    ..Study design alone is an inadequate marker of evidence quality in public health intervention evaluation...
  10. pmc Effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents: systematic review of controlled trials
    Esther M F van Sluijs
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Sciences, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ
    BMJ 335:703. 2007
    ..To review the published literature on the effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents...
  11. pmc Changes in risk behaviours and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections following HIV preventive interventions among female sex workers in five districts in Karnataka state, south India
    B M Ramesh
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i17-24. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of a large-scale HIV prevention programme for female sex workers (FSW) in Karnataka state, south India, on the prevalence of HIV/sexually transmitted infections (STI), condom use and programme coverage...
  12. ncbi The RE-AIM framework for evaluating interventions: what can it tell us about approaches to chronic illness management?
    R E Glasgow
    AMC Cancer Research Center, Center for Behavioral and Community Studies, 1600 Pierce Street, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 44:119-27. 2001
    ..The RE-AIM framework is used as a method of systematically considering the strengths and weaknesses of chronic illness management interventions in order to guide program planning...
  13. pmc Explaining Michigan: developing an ex post theory of a quality improvement program
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, Adrian Building, University of Leicester, LE1 7AH, UK
    Milbank Q 89:167-205. 2011
    ..Understanding how and why programs work-not simply whether they work-is crucial. Good theory is indispensable to advancing the science of improvement. We argue for the usefulness of ex post theorization of programs...
  14. ncbi Evaluating the relevance, generalization, and applicability of research: issues in external validation and translation methodology
    Lawrence W Green
    University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Eval Health Prof 29:126-53. 2006
  15. ncbi Quantitative evaluation of the training program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Dept of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:425-35. 2010
  16. ncbi Declines in risk behaviour and sexually transmitted infection prevalence following a community-led HIV preventive intervention among female sex workers in Mysore, India
    Sushena Reza-Paul
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    AIDS 22:S91-100. 2008
    ..The key programme components were: community mobilization and peer-mediated outreach; increasing access to and utilization of sexual health services; and enhancing the enabling environment to support programme activities...
  17. pmc Designing and evaluating complex interventions to improve health care
    Neil C Campbell
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    BMJ 334:455-9. 2007
  18. ncbi Effect of a self-management program on patients with chronic disease
    K R Lorig
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Calif, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 4:256-62. 2001
    ..A recent randomized clinical trial demonstrated the potential of self-management to improve health status and reduce health care utilization in patients with chronic diseases...
  19. ncbi Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program: a comprehensive model for prevention training and program delivery
    M Kaye Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:505-11. 2009
    ..A universal framework for translation of multiple aspects of the DPP intervention, including training, support, and evaluation is needed to enhance treatment fidelity in a variety of settings...
  20. pmc Empowering sex workers in India to reduce vulnerability to HIV and sexually transmitted diseases
    Dallas Swendeman
    Center for Community Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:1157-66. 2009
    ..This study's results demonstrate that, compared to narrowcast clinical and prevention services alone, empowerment strategies can significantly impact a broader range of factors to reduce vulnerability to HIV/STDs...
  21. ncbi Assessment of population-level effect of Avahan, an HIV-prevention initiative in India
    Marie Ng
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 378:1643-52. 2011
    ..It was launched in 2003 in six states with a total population of 300 million and a high HIV burden. We assessed the population-level effect of the first phase of Avahan (2003-08)...
  22. ncbi Evaluating the impact of health promotion programs: using the RE-AIM framework to form summary measures for decision making involving complex issues
    Russell E Glasgow
    Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Clinical Research Unit, 335 Road Runner Lane Penrose, Denver, CO 81240, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:688-94. 2006
    ..Such approaches offer potential to help identify interventions most likely to meaningfully impact population health...
  23. ncbi Efficacy of a single computer-tailored e-mail for smoking cessation: results after 6 months
    Fam te Poel
    Care School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 24:930-40. 2009
  24. pmc The effectiveness of interventions to change six health behaviours: a review of reviews
    Ruth G Jepson
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, Stirling FK94LA, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:538. 2010
    ..We excluded reviews which focussed on pharmacological treatments or those which required intensive treatments (e.g. for drug or alcohol dependency)...
  25. pmc The effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a national lay-led self care support programme for patients with long-term conditions: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Anne Kennedy
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:254-61. 2007
    ..However, the clinical and cost effectiveness of such courses remains unclear...
  26. pmc The influence of context on quality improvement success in health care: a systematic review of the literature
    Heather C Kaplan
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Milbank Q 88:500-59. 2010
    ..The mixed results of success among QI initiatives may be due to differences in the context of these initiatives...
  27. ncbi Prevention of adolescent problem behavior: longitudinal impact of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:546-67. 2011
    ..The present findings suggest that the Project P.A.T.H.S. is effective in preventing adolescent problem behavior in the junior secondary school years...
  28. ncbi Preventing heavy alcohol use in adolescents (PAS): cluster randomized trial of a parent and student intervention offered separately and simultaneously
    Ina M Koning
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Addiction 104:1669-78. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of two preventive interventions to reduce heavy drinking in first- and second-year high school students...
  29. ncbi The European Smoking Prevention Framework Approach (EFSA): an example of integral prevention
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 18:611-26. 2003
    ..Future smoking prevention projects should aim to identify the effective components within the social influence approach as well as within broader approaches and on reaching sustained effects...
  30. ncbi Rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy at primary care sites in Zambia: feasibility and early outcomes
    Jeffrey S A Stringer
    Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
    JAMA 296:782-93. 2006
    ..The Zambian Ministry of Health has scaled-up human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) care and treatment services at primary care clinics in Lusaka, using predominately nonphysician clinicians...
  31. ncbi The World Health Organization's global strategy for prevention and assessment of HIV drug resistance
    Diane E Bennett
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Antivir Ther 13:1-13. 2008
    ..As of December 2007, 25 countries were planning or implementing the strategy; seven countries report results in this supplement...
  32. ncbi Reducing obesity in early childhood: results from Romp & Chomp, an Australian community-wide intervention program
    Andrea M de Silva-Sanigorski
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention Deakin University Geelong Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:831-40. 2010
    ..There is growing evidence that community-based interventions can reduce childhood obesity in older children...
  33. ncbi A review of research on fidelity of implementation: implications for drug abuse prevention in school settings
    Linda Dusenbury
    Tanglewood Research, 7700 Albert Pick Road, Suite D, Greensboro, NC 27409, USA
    Health Educ Res 18:237-56. 2003
    ..Further, researchers and providers should collaborate to develop ways of introducing flexibility into prevention programs...
  34. ncbi Assessment of insecticide-treated bednet use among children and pregnant women across 15 countries using standardized national surveys
    Thomas P Eisele
    Department of International Health and Development, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:209-14. 2009
    ..The gaps in ITN use and possession will likely persist in the absence of achieving a ratio of no more than two people per ITN...
  35. pmc Scale-up and coverage of Avahan: a large-scale HIV-prevention programme among female sex workers and men who have sex with men in four Indian states
    Ruchi Verma
    Family Health International, New Delhi, India
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i76-82. 2010
  36. pmc The sustainability of new programs and innovations: a review of the empirical literature and recommendations for future research
    Shannon Wiltsey Stirman
    Women s Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, Boston, MA, USA
    Implement Sci 7:17. 2012
    ..We conclude with recommendations and considerations for future research...
  37. pmc Electronic medical record systems, data quality and loss to follow-up: survey of antiretroviral therapy programmes in resource-limited settings
    Mathieu Forster
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:939-47. 2008
  38. pmc A meta-analytic review of obesity prevention programs for children and adolescents: the skinny on interventions that work
    Eric Stice
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:667-91. 2006
    ..Other factors, including mandated improvements in diet and exercise, sedentary behavior reduction, delivery by trained interventionists, and parental involvement, were not associated with significantly larger effects...
  39. pmc Early loss of HIV-infected patients on potent antiretroviral therapy programmes in lower-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bern, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:559-67. 2008
    ..To analyse the early loss of patients to antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in resource-limited settings...
  40. pmc Initial evaluation of a real-world Internet smoking cessation system
    Nathan K Cobb
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:207-16. 2005
  41. ncbi Cultural sensitivity in public health: defined and demystified
    K Resnicow
    Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ethn Dis 9:10-21. 1999
    ..Techniques, borrowed from social marketing and health communication theory, for developing culturally sensitive interventions are described. Research is needed to determine the effectiveness of culturally sensitive programs...
  42. pmc Effectiveness of community based Safe Motherhood promoters in improving the utilization of obstetric care. The case of Mtwara Rural District in Tanzania
    Declare Mushi
    Department of Community Health, Tumaini University Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, P O Box, 2240, Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:14. 2010
  43. pmc Process evaluation on quality improvement interventions
    M E J L Hulscher
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:40-6. 2003
    ..Process evaluation can be applied to small scale improvement projects, controlled QI studies, and large scale QI programmes; in each case it plays a different role...
  44. pmc Effectiveness of exercise-referral schemes to promote physical activity in adults: systematic review
    Nefyn H Williams
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health School of Medicine, Cardiff University, North Wales Clinical School, Wrecsam
    Br J Gen Pract 57:979-86. 2007
    ..Despite the health benefits of physical activity, most adults do not take the recommended amount of exercise...
  45. ncbi Transformational change in health care systems: an organizational model
    Carol VanDeusen Lukas
    Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 32:309-20. 2007
    ..S. health care system. Six years later, many health care organizations have embraced the report's goals, but few have succeeded in making the substantial transformations needed to achieve those aims...
  46. pmc Evaluating the dissemination of Body & Soul, an evidence-based fruit and vegetable intake intervention: challenges for dissemination and implementation research
    Marlyn Allicock
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:530-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether the evidence-based Body & Soul program, when disseminated and implemented without researcher or agency involvement and support, would achieve results similar to those of earlier efficacy and effectiveness trials...
  47. pmc Meta-analysis of workplace physical activity interventions
    Vicki S Conn
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:330-9. 2009
    ..This comprehensive meta-analysis integrated the extant wide range of worksite physical activity intervention research...
  48. ncbi Systematic review: an evaluation of major commercial weight loss programs in the United States
    Adam Gilden Tsai
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:56-66. 2005
    ..Each year millions of Americans enroll in commercial and self-help weight loss programs. Health care providers and their obese patients know little about these programs because of the absence of systematic reviews...
  49. pmc Defining participant exposure measures in Web-based health behavior change programs
    Brian G Danaher
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Med Internet Res 8:e15. 2006
  50. ncbi Design of a 20-month comprehensive, multicomponent school-based randomised trial to promote healthy weight development among 11-13 year olds: The HEalth In Adolescents study
    N Lien
    Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 38:38-51. 2010
    ..The purpose of this paper is to present the development of the intervention, the design of the effectiveness study, and the test-retest reliability of the main outcome measures in the HEalth In Adolescents (HEIA) study...
  51. ncbi What do we know about health care team effectiveness? A review of the literature
    Louise Lemieux-Charles
    University of Toronto
    Med Care Res Rev 63:263-300. 2006
    ..The ITEM provides a useful framework for conceptualizing relationships between multiple dimensions of team context, structure, processes, and outcomes...
  52. ncbi Effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention program among persons at high risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes in a rural community
    Liane M Vadheim
    Healthy Lifestyles Program, Holy Rosary Healthcare, Miles City, Montana
    J Rural Health 26:266-72. 2010
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of translating the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) lifestyle intervention into practice in a rural community...
  53. ncbi The cultural adaptation of prevention interventions: resolving tensions between fidelity and fit
    Felipe González Castro
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287 1104, USA
    Prev Sci 5:41-5. 2004
    ..Towards this aim, an innovative program design strategy is to develop hybrid prevention programs that "build in" adaptation to enhance program fit while also maximizing fidelity of implementation and program effectiveness...
  54. pmc Computer-delivered interventions to reduce college student drinking: a meta-analysis
    Kate B Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Addiction 104:1807-19. 2009
    ..This meta-analysis evaluates the efficacy of computer-delivered interventions (CDIs) to reduce alcohol use among college students...
  55. ncbi Adult clinical and immunologic outcomes of the national antiretroviral treatment program in Rwanda during 2004-2005
    David W Lowrance
    Global AIDS Program, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:49-55. 2009
    ..By December 2007, over 48,000 persons had initiated antiretroviral treatment (ART) at 171 clinics in Rwanda. Assessing national ART program outcomes is essential to determine whether programs have the desired impact...
  56. ncbi Effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S.: findings based on three years of program implementation
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:1509-19. 2010
    ..Similarly, differences between experimental participants who perceived the program to be beneficial and control participants were found...
  57. pmc Monitoring effectiveness of programmes to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in lower-income countries
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Bull World Health Organ 86:57-62. 2008
    ..Finally, we propose a novel community survey-based approach that could be implemented widely throughout the developing world with minor modifications to ongoing Demographic and Health Surveys...
  58. ncbi Pilot of "Families for Health": community-based family intervention for obesity
    W Robertson
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:921-6. 2008
    ..To develop and evaluate "Families for Health", a new community based family intervention for childhood obesity...
  59. ncbi The effectiveness of a community-based program for reducing the incidence of falls in the elderly: a randomized trial
    Lindy Clemson
    School of Occupation and Leisure Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1487-94. 2004
    ..To test whether Stepping On, a multifaceted community-based program using a small-group learning environment, is effective in reducing falls in at-risk people living at home...
  60. pmc Health programs in faith-based organizations: are they effective?
    Mark J DeHaven
    Division of Community Medicine, Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 6263 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9067, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1030-6. 2004
    ..We examined the published literature on health programs in faith-based organizations to determine the effectiveness of these programs...
  61. pmc Randomised controlled trial of integrated care to reduce disability from chronic low back pain in working and private life
    Ludeke C Lambeek
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 340:c1035. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an integrated care programme, combining a patient directed and a workplace directed intervention, for patients with chronic low back pain...
  62. pmc An agenda for research on the sustainability of public health programs
    Mary Ann Scheirer
    Scheirer Consulting, Princeton, NJ, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2059-67. 2011
    ..This perspective emphasizes ongoing relationships with earlier stages of a broader diffusion framework, including adoption and implementation processes...
  63. pmc Assessing the evaluability of complex public health interventions: five questions for researchers, funders, and policymakers
    David Ogilvie
    MRC Epidemiology Unit and UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Box 296, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK
    Milbank Q 89:206-25. 2011
    ..Recognition of this "knowledge gap" has led to calls for more and better evaluation, but decisions about priorities for evaluation also need to be addressed in regard to financial restraint...
  64. pmc Implementing a stepped-care approach in primary care: results of a qualitative study
    Gerdien Franx
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, PO Box 725, 3500 AS Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 7:8. 2012
    ..To enhance the adoption of this new treatment approach, a Quality Improvement Collaborative (QIC) was initiated in the Netherlands...
  65. ncbi Best practices in the Veterans Health Administration's MOVE! Weight management program
    Leila C Kahwati
    National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Veterans Health Administration, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:457-64. 2011
    ..Obesity is a substantial problem in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). VHA developed and disseminated the MOVE! Weight Management Program for Veterans to its medical facilities but implementation of the program has been variable...
  66. pmc Reconsidering community-based health promotion: promise, performance, and potential
    Cheryl Merzel
    Center for Applied Public Health, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:557-74. 2003
    ..The effectiveness of HIV programs appears to be related in part to extensive formative research and an emphasis on changing social norms...
  67. pmc Project Joy: faith based cardiovascular health promotion for African American women
    L R Yanek
    Center for Health Promotion, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:68-81. 2001
  68. pmc A systematic exploration of differences in contextual factors related to implementing the MOVE! weight management program in VA: a mixed methods study
    Laura J Damschroder
    Ann Arbor VA Center for Clinical Management Research, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:248. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to understand contextual factors that facilitated or impeded implementation of MOVE! in VA medical centers in the second year after its dissemination...
  69. ncbi Can a comprehensive voucher programme prompt changes in doctors' knowledge, attitudes and practices related to sexual and reproductive health care for adolescents? A case study from Latin America
    Liesbeth E Meuwissen
    Department of General Practice, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 11:889-98. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether participation in a competitive voucher programme designed to improve access to and quality of sexual and reproductive health care (SRH-care), prompted changes in doctors' knowledge, attitudes and practices...
  70. ncbi Social inequalities in quitting smoking: what factors mediate the relationship between socioeconomic position and smoking cessation?
    Rosemary Hiscock
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:39-47. 2011
    ..Smokers from lower socio-economic groups are less likely to be successful in a quit attempt than more affluent smokers, even when they access smoking cessation services...
  71. pmc Assessment of intervention outcome in the absence of baseline data: 'reconstruction' of condom use time trends using retrospective analysis of survey data
    C M Lowndes
    Department HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections, Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i49-55. 2010
    ..The authors used a novel method of analysing cross-sectional survey data to 'reconstruct' condom use rates in presurvey years, and to assess the relationship between Avahan and time trends in condom use among female sex workers (FSWs)...
  72. pmc Undergraduate research experiences support science career decisions and active learning
    David Lopatto
    Department of Psychology, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA 50112, USA
    CBE Life Sci Educ 6:297-306. 2007
    ..The follow-up survey indicated that students reported gains in independence, intrinsic motivation to learn, and active participation in courses taken after the summer undergraduate research experience...
  73. ncbi Interventions to improve chronic illness care: evaluating their effectiveness
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, Building 80 83, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Dis Manag 6:63-71. 2003
    ..A literature review is provided to summarize the effectiveness of these Chronic Care Model components...
  74. pmc Sampling-based approaches to improve estimation of mortality among patient dropouts: experience from a large PEPFAR-funded program in Western Kenya
    Constantin T Yiannoutsos
    Indiana University Division of Biostatistics, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3843. 2008
    ..Sampling-based approaches and statistical adjustment are the only scaleable methods permitting accurate estimation of M&E indices...
  75. ncbi Structured patient education: the diabetes X-PERT Programme makes a difference
    T A Deakin
    Nutrition and Dietetic Department, Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Primary Care Trust, East Lancashire, UK
    Diabet Med 23:944-54. 2006
    ..To develop a patient-centred, group-based self-management programme (X-PERT), based on theories of empowerment and discovery learning, and to assess the effectiveness of the programme on clinical, lifestyle and psychosocial outcomes...
  76. ncbi Healthy hearts--and the universal benefits of being physically active: physical activity and health
    Steven N Blair
    Department of Exercise Science and Epidemiology Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 921 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:253-6. 2009
    ..The current challenge is to develop programs and interventions to promote physical activity for all in our increasingly sedentary societies...
  77. pmc Computer-based interventions for college drinking: a qualitative review
    Jennifer C Elliott
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Addict Behav 33:994-1005. 2008
    ..In addition, possible moderators (e.g. baseline drinking patterns) and mediators (e.g. corrected drinking norms) have emerged. Limitations and areas for future research are discussed...
  78. ncbi Projected cost-effectiveness of statewide universal newborn hearing screening
    Ron Keren
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 110:855-64. 2002
  79. ncbi Outcomes of border health Spanish/English chronic disease self-management programs
    Kate R Lorig
    Patient Education Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:401-9. 2005
    ..The programs had proven effective in randomized trials, and the authors wished to determine if they would be as effective when administered by others to different populations...
  80. ncbi Public-sector ART in the Free State Province, South Africa: community support as an important determinant of outcome
    Edwin Wouters
    University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 69:1177-85. 2009
    ..These results provide evidence from the field that communities can be mobilized to sustain these favorable outcomes under conditions of limited human resources for healthcare...
  81. ncbi eHealth evaluation and dissemination research
    Russell E Glasgow
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S119-26. 2007
    ..These evaluations should address key dissemination issues, such as appeal, use, and robustness of eHealth programs across different subgroups, settings, conditions, outcomes, and time...
  82. pmc Intervention mapping for development of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency workers and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders
    Sylvia J Vermeulen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:216. 2009
    ..This program is based on the already developed and cost-effective RTW program for employees, sick-listed due to low back pain...
  83. pmc Providing education on evidence-based practice improved knowledge but did not change behaviour: a before and after study
    Annie McCluskey
    School of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown Campus, Blg 24, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, New South Wales 1797, Australia
    BMC Med Educ 5:40. 2005
    ..The aim of this before and after study was to evaluate the effect of a multifaceted intervention on the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviour of allied health professionals...
  84. pmc Internet-based medical education: a realist review of what works, for whom and in what circumstances
    Geoff Wong
    Research Department of Open Learning, Division of Medical Education, UCL, 4th Floor, Holborn Union Building, Whittington Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    BMC Med Educ 10:12. 2010
    ..Prospective learners lack evidence-based guidance on how to choose between the options on offer. We aimed to produce theory driven criteria to guide the development and evaluation of Internet-based medical courses...
  85. ncbi Longer-term primary prevention for alcohol misuse in young people: a systematic review
    D R Foxcroft
    School of Health Care, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
    Addiction 98:397-411. 2003
    ..To identify and summarize rigorous evaluations of psychosocial and educational interventions aimed at the primary prevention of alcohol misuse by young people aged up to 25 years, especially over the longer term (>3 years)...
  86. ncbi A policy-based school intervention to prevent overweight and obesity
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 N Broad St, Suite 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e794-802. 2008
    ..The prevalence and seriousness of childhood obesity has prompted calls for broad public health solutions that reach beyond clinic settings. Schools are ideal settings for population-based interventions to address obesity...
  87. pmc Evaluation of quality improvement programmes
    J Øvretveit
    Nordic School of Public Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:270-5. 2002
    ..It emphasises the important contribution which such research can make to improving the effectiveness of these programmes and to developing the science of quality improvement...
  88. pmc Assessment of generalisability in trials of health interventions: suggested framework and systematic review
    C Bonell
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 333:346-9. 2006
  89. ncbi Operational effectiveness and 36 week HIV-free survival in the South African programme to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1
    Debra J Jackson
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
    AIDS 21:509-16. 2007
    ..Previous studies on the operational effectiveness of programmes to reduce transmission of HIV from mother-to-child (PMTCT) in Africa have generally been hospital-based pilot studies with short follow-up periods...
  90. ncbi National type 2 diabetes prevention programme in Finland: FIN-D2D
    Timo Saaristo
    Finnish Diabetes Association, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 66:101-12. 2007
    ..The article describes the implementation strategy for the prevention programme for T2D...
  91. ncbi Determinants of mortality and nondeath losses from an antiretroviral treatment service in South Africa: implications for program evaluation
    Stephen D Lawn
    The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 43:770-6. 2006
    ..Understanding the determinants of key outcome measures--including death and nondeath losses--would assist in program evaluation and development.
  92. ncbi School-based HIV prevention programmes for African youth
    Melanie Gallant
    Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave Windsor, Ont, Canada N9B 3P4
    Soc Sci Med 58:1337-51. 2004
    ..Clearly, however, more research is needed to identify, with certainty, the factors that drive successful school-based HIV/AIDS risk reduction programmes in Africa...
  93. ncbi Fostering evidence-based decision-making in Canada: examining the need for a Canadian population and public health evidence centre and research network
    Lori Kiefer
    Can J Public Health 96:I1-40 following 200. 2005
  94. ncbi The Norwegian School Fruit Programme: evaluating paid vs. no-cost subscriptions
    Elling Bere
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Box 1046 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Prev Med 41:463-70. 2005
    ..This study reports the effect of providing Norwegian school children with free fruit or vegetables every school day and the effect of an existing fee-based School Fruit Programme...
  95. ncbi Measuring physical activity change in broad-reach intervention trials
    Marina M Reeves
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 7:194-202. 2010
    ..We compared the responsiveness to change (prepost intervention) of 3 commonly-used self-report measures of physical activity...
  96. ncbi Dance and reducing television viewing to prevent weight gain in African-American girls: the Stanford GEMS pilot study
    Thomas N Robinson
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, The Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S65-77. 2003
    ..To test the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of after-school dance classes and a family-based intervention to reduce television viewing, thereby reducing weight gain, among African-American girls...
  97. ncbi Impact of a diabetes prevention program on body size, physical activity, and diet among Kanien'keha:ka (Mohawk) children 6 to 11 years old: 8-year results from the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project
    Gilles Paradis
    Direction de Santé Publique de Montréal and Division of Preventive Medicine, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 115:333-9. 2005
    ..Report the 8-year impact on body size, physical activity, and diet of a community-based diabetes prevention program for elementary-school children in a Kanien'keha:ka (Mohawk) community in Canada...
  98. pmc Changes in adolescents' intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and sedentary behaviour: results at 8 month mid-way assessment of the HEIA study--a comprehensive, multi-component school-based randomized trial
    Mona Bjelland
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:63. 2011
    ..Further, to explore whether potential effects and parental involvement varied by adolescents' gender, weight status (WS) and parental educational level...
  99. pmc Integrated HIV testing, malaria, and diarrhea prevention campaign in Kenya: modeled health impact and cost-effectiveness
    James G Kahn
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e31316. 2012
    ..We modeled the potential cost-effectiveness of a scaled-up integrated prevention campaign...
  100. pmc Setting the stage for equity-sensitive monitoring of the maternal and child health Millennium Development Goals
    Meg E Wirth
    Task Force 4, Child Health and Maternal Health, UN Millennium Project, and Center for International Earth Science Information Network, Columbia University, Palisades, NY 10964, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 84:519-27. 2006
    ..This analysis seeks to set the stage for equity-sensitive monitoring of the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...
  101. ncbi Subjective outcome evaluation based on secondary data analyses: the project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:224-37. 2010
    ..11%) were also reported. The present study replicated the findings reported in previous studies and suggests that the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. is beneficial to the development of the program participants...

Research Grants79

    Eric Pearlman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Background 3. Program Plan a. Program Administration b. Program Faculty c. Proposed Training d. Training Program Evaluation e. Trainee Candidates 4. Recruitment and Retention Plan to Enhance Diversity 5...
  2. VCU Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health
    Jerome F Strauss; Fiscal Year: 2011
  3. OEF/OIF Veterans with PTSD in Mental Health Residential Treatment Programs
    Eric Slade; Fiscal Year: 2013 samples and clinical information are drawn from the National Center for PTSD database at the Northeast Program Evaluation Center (NEPEC)...
  4. International Epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS-Southern Africa (IeDEA-SA)
    Matthias Egger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Operational, clinical and public health research is urgently needed to guide the long-term delivery of HIV care and ART to the many patients in need, including pregnant women, infants, children and adolescents. ..
  5. Iowa PRAMS Surveillance Program
    Gretchen Hageman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..implements a plan for data use that integrates the MCH priorities and utilizes data for program planning, program evaluation, policy development, and resource allocation...
  6. Task Shifting and Blood Pressure Control in Ghana: A Cluster- Randomized Trial.
    GBENGA GODWIN OGEDEGBE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of the program), Loyola Medical Center and NYU School of Medicine (provide oversight, data management, and program evaluation)...
  7. Validation of a community survey methodology for measuring PMTCT impact
    Benjamin H Chi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The results from the study are expected to have a direct impact on PMTCT program evaluation in Zambia and immediately inform monitoring and evaluation policy recommendations globally...
  8. A Caribbean Project for Clinical and Basic Neuroscience Research
    ..This is an extraordinary retention rate if we consider that a lumbar puncture is performed once a year. Our Program Evaluation Committee PAC made the following statement after their last site visit (Sept 05) to our Institution: "The ..
  9. Environmental Attributes and Weight Control: Study of Over 1.3 Million Veterans
    Shannon N Zenk; Fiscal Year: 2013
  10. Implementing SCID NBS with Multiplexed Assays in an Integrated Program Approach
    Anne Marie Comeau; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed work will demonstrate feasibility of SCID NBS with optimized NBS tests for SCID and generate data from a Massachusetts-wide pilot program to determine whether SCID NBS meets criteria for inclusion on NBS panels. ..
  11. Patient-Reported Oral Health Outcomes Measurement Information System
    Honghu Liu; Fiscal Year: 2013 licensing agencies, Medicaid programs, community clinics and private practices, and oral health researchers and professionals for oral health screening, quality of care assessment, oral health program evaluation and policy planning. 1
  12. A Randomized Efficacy Trial of Moms and Teens for Safe Dates
    Vangie A Foshee; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..for Safe Dates in the proposed randomized trial with the ability to devote all of the funding support to program evaluation rather than to both program development and evaluation...
  13. Acute Coronary Syndrome Quality Improvement in Kerala (ACS QUIK)
    MARK DANIEL HUFFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..John Spertus, a national leader in the field. I will take courses in research ethics, program evaluation, and health economics to complement my prior training...
  14. Barriers in Translating Genomic Research into State Public Health Programs
    Laura Senier; Fiscal Year: 2013 science policy and health policy;and innovative research methods in comparative case study design and program evaluation research. They are eminently qualified and fully committed to assisting Dr...
  15. Collaborative Model Addressing Mental Health in the Perinatal Period
    Cynthia D Connelly; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. The Effects of Insiderness on Data in the Dominican Republic
    MARIANO SANA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..this research could lead t very significant improvements in public health surveillance, planning and program evaluation. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE In many countries, particularly poorer and middle-income ones, information about ..
  17. Prevention of the Complications of Bleeding Disorders Through Hemo Tmt Centers
    CHRISTINE KEMPTON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The RCC will be responsible for program evaluation and monitoring through required affiliate reporting, data reports, assessment of Universal Data Collection (..
  18. Jacksonville Racial and Ethnic Environmental Approaches to Community Health (REEA
    Cynthia M Harris; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..and enhanced training of local public health and environmental specialists in cutting edge technology that help inform the link between environmental exposures and human health in the north and urban core areas of Jacksonville, Florida ..
  19. New Avenues to Increase the Use of Skilled Birth Attendants in Ghana
    Jody Rae Lori; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..After completion of the proposed five-year training program, the applicant will be well positioned to conduct interdisciplinary, high-impact research that conveys the role of professional midwives in sub-Saharan Africa. ..
  20. Online Training &Certification for Competency in Dementia Friendly Hospital Care
    Mary Sherman Mittelman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..An expert multidisciplinary national team of consultants will guide the content development and program evaluation. In addition to its strong commercial potential (applicants have commercialized 100% of their SBIR awards ..
    John R Sedor; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Career mentoring is an integral aspect of the program. A formal mechanism of administration, governance and program evaluation is in place to assure program quality...
  22. Development &Dissemination of Education in Pediatric Palliative Care
    STEFAN FRIEDRICHSDORF; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Program evaluation will entail measurement of the number of people trained and their improvement in attitudes, knowledge, and ..
  23. Enhancing physical activity after breast cancer diagnosis: randomized trial
    Laura Q Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Such information is expected to improve the health and quality of life while possibly reducing fatigue and risk of cancer recurrence in breast cancer survivors. ..
  24. Minding the Baby: Home Visiting Program Evaluation
    Lois S Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Cost analyses and detailed analysis of the dose and sample characteristics linked to efficacy, will allow us to plan for translation of the model into clinical care, and community sustainability. ..
  25. Acute Stroke Program of Interventions: Racial &Ethnic Disparities(ASPIRE)
    CHELSEA M KIDWELL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..patients appropriately treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (IV tPA);and C) to perform program evaluation of the methods used in the intervention to determine which efforts are the most effective...
  26. Biobehavioral intervention training for supportive care professionals
    Barbara L Andersen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..2] program evaluation and dissemination will have a multi-level plan, with primary level benchmarks being success in educating ..
  27. Summer Intern Program (SIP) in Environmental Health Sciences
    Marianne Wessling-Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The program evaluation will assess how well the SIP enhanced the motivation and academic preparation and participation in ..
  28. Integrating Technology and Context into Research Ethics Education in ACME
    CHIHHUNG JASON WANG; Fiscal Year: 2013 research, which are likely to be most relevant to developing countries as many are conducting program evaluation to assess the impact of different health delivery interventions...
  29. Interdisciplinary Research Training in Speech-Language Disorders
    SUSAN ELLIS-WEISMER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..proseminars, and journal clubs;the completion of a first year research project;and participation in program evaluation. It is estimated that 1 in 10 people in the US have some type of communication disorder (speech, language, ..
  30. FAS Prevention: A Trial of the IOM Model
    Philip May; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Rigorous program evaluation will also assess specific indicated, selected, and universal prevention techniques applied by indigenous ..
  31. Systems Approach to Obesity Prevention in Underserved Children in Texas
    DEANNA MARIE HOELSCHER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Program sustainability will be ensured through active involvement of community partners within healthcare, childcare, schools and community sectors. ..
  32. Career Development in Women's Health (CDWH)
    Andrea Dunaif; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Formal Program evaluation has already been implemented by the NU Searle Center for Teaching Excellence.
  33. Testing the Efficacy of Early Head Start in Preventing Child Maltreatment: A Fift
    BETH LOUISE GREEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Qualitative data from child welfare case files will allow the study to address methodological issues that have hampered prior research on the prevention of child abuse and neglect. ..
  34. CBT Training For Clinicians Providing Supportive Care For Cancer Survivors
    PAUL BENJAMIN GREENE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Program evaluation will address: knowledge and skills acquired, survivor benefit, trainee and institutional up-take, and ..
  35. A Presurgery Hypnosis Training Program for Nurse Anesthetists
    Guy H Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..b>Program evaluation will focus on three levels: nurses'learning of the training material, their performance of the hypnosis ..
  36. An Internet-Based Evaluation System for Postacute Acquired Brain Injury
    THOMAS F contact MURPHY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Although a program evaluation system of this type is well-established for inpatient rehabilitation (i.e...
  37. Effect of Tobacco Advocacy at the State Level
    STANTON ARNOLD GLANTZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Tom Jaenicke; Fiscal Year: 2013 the Seattle MSA is to provide relevant data for local HIV prevention resource allocation and prevention program evaluation. To accomplish this goal, we propose to collaborate with CDC to continue maintaining and evaluating a ..
  39. Telemedicine for Mental Health Services for the Linguistically Isolated: A Pilot
    Yuri Jang; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This project holds implications for service delivery for many other linguistically isolated populations. ..
  40. LINK4HEALTH: A Combination Strategy for Linkage and Retention, Swaziland
    Wafaa M El-Sadr; Fiscal Year: 2013
  41. Reproductive Health Intervention for Teen Girls with DM
    Denise Charron Prochownik; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The program evaluation showed that either CD or book alone were effective (n2=. 062-...
  42. BITE: Planning, Project Management & Evaluation Website
    WALTER FRANKLIN YOUNG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of program plans such that they are more evidenced-based;c) help assure uniformity and quality of program evaluation data reported to lead agencies by partners;and d) increase the likelihood of program success...
  43. Comparative Effectiveness of Asthma Interventions Within an AHRQ PBRN
    Michael F Dulin; Fiscal Year: 2010 collection system for an existing CDC funded school-based asthma intervention that will allow program evaluation and link school nurses with providers;(5) Evaluate and compare the effectiveness of these three asthma ..
  44. Reducing Pesticide Exposure in Farmworker Families: Research to Practice
    Sara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Pre- and post intervention interviews will measure knowledge and behavior. Guided by a logic model, the program evaluation will focus on short term outcomes (increased individual knowledge about pesticide safety;greater mastery of ..
  45. Enhancing physical activity after breast cancer diagnosis: randomized trial
    Laura Q Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Identifying the effects and underlying mechanisms of PA behavior change interventions will facilitate translation to community settings for improving the health and well- being of breast cancer survivors. ..
    Debra Haire-Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..An extensive program evaluation will address elements of external validity. Methods and Evaluation...
  47. Sustained Use of Evidence-Based PSTD Treatment in VA Residential Settings
    Joan M Cook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed study will be conducted in partnership with the Northeast Program Evaluation Program (NEPEC), which monitors all VA mental health programming nationwide, and the National Center for ..
  48. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network Data Coordinating Center (U01)
    Dennis D Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Hill (UNC), in biostatistics;surgical, behavioral, and quality of life outcomes;cost-effectiveness and program evaluation;and qualitative and quantitative surveys, who will collaborate with PFDN investigators to (a) develop ..
  49. Gender Race and Ethnic Disparities Research in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
    Lori J Mosca; Fiscal Year: 2013
  50. Theory-Driven Mixed-Methods Evaluation of PTSD Treatment Implementation in VA Res
    Joan M Cook; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed study will be conducted in partnership with the Northeast Program Evaluation Program (NEPEC), which monitors all VA mental health programming nationwide, and the National Center for ..
  51. Computerized Social-Emotional Assessment Battery for School Readiness
    Susanne A Denham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..battery, in its later, ultimate form, for both formative and summative child assessments and classroom or program evaluation;it will be used to inform overall classroom instruction and instructional plans for specific students, ..
  52. Colorado Career Development Program in the Genetics and Genomics of Lung Diseases
    Mark W Geraci; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..oversight, grant writing, human subject use, and ethics inherent in human medical genetics research Program evaluation and trainee follow-up The Program assimilates the expertise resident in Pulmonary Diseases, Medical Genetics,..
  53. Interparental Conflict And Functional Neural Networks In Infancy
    Alice M Graham; Fiscal Year: 2012 may facilitate the identification of targets for prevention and intervention and provide a basis for program evaluation in terms of reducing risk at a biological level...
  54. Media Literacy Education for Sexual Health in Older Adolescents
    TRACY MARIE SCULL; Fiscal Year: 2013
  55. Identifying Quality Indicators for Substance Use Disorders
    Katherine E Watkins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of administrative data, patient surveys, and surveys of service system administrators) developed for the Program Evaluation of the Veterans Health Administration by our research team...
  56. Second Manhood: A Multimedia Intervention for Male Sexual Problems after Cancer
    PAUL MARTINETTI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..All participants will complete a program evaluation form at week 24...
  57. Effects of Manualized Treatment in a Seamless System
    Faye S Taxman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Further the study will address a gap in the field regarding the use of holistic approach to treatment services that addresses both substance abuse and criminal thinking behaviors. ..
  58. Collaborations to Advance Research and Ethics (CURE)
    JEANNE CHOWNING; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..b>Program evaluation will utilize both qualitative and quantitative research measures, including experimental and control groups ..
  59. Interdisciplinary Training in Systems and Developmental Biology and Birth Defects
    Ethylin Wang Jabs; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The infrastructure of the training program evaluation;selection of potential candidates;institutional environment, commitment and resources;recruitment and ..
  60. Urban malaria mapping: a new methodology to assess spatio-temporal trends
    MARCIA CALDAS DE CASTRO; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..program started with baseline data collection in 2004, in order to guide interventions and facilitate future program evaluation. A total of 64,537 individuals were interviewed between 2004 and 2008, and each was tested for a malaria ..
  61. CyberSurgeons Live Simulation and PBL Development and Dissemination
    CHARLES ARTHUR WOOD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Other dissemination means include conferences, workshops, promotional mailings, and research papers. ..
  62. Implementing a Bundle for Intensive Care Unit Delirium-the IBID Project
    Andrew L Masica; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The final toolkit will be distributed to health care professional organizations and media sites. ..
    Vivian Ho; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..By combining data from the Health Care Financing Administration's Medicare Hospice Benefit Program Evaluation and the National Hospice Organization's National Hospice Census, the following three questions regarding ..
  64. The Anticipatory Effects of Medicare Part D on Drug Utilization
    ABBY ELIZABETH ALPERT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..investigation quantifies the effect of announcing a policy before its implementation, with consequences for program evaluation. The idea that policy announcements can have real effects (separate from their implementation effect) on ..
    Jess Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2000
  66. Health Sciences Library Evaluation How to Do It Manual
    Rosalind Dudden; Fiscal Year: 2005 the 21st Century for the Small Health Science Library, will describe five basic library evaluation tools: program evaluation, needs assessment, benchmarking, performance improvement, and standards and guidelines...
  67. Hearing Loss and Quality of Life of Children and Youth
    Donald Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..that reflect this fundamental construct are needed for use in needs assessment, research, program design and program evaluation. Innovation: We intend to build a theoretically-driven QoL measure using a needs-based approach that ..
  68. Feasibility of a Home-based Self-Management Program for Chronic Fatigue
    Fred Friedberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
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    Steffanie Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In meeting the above specific aims, the proposed study will have an important impact on policies surrounding NEP in the United States and elsewhere. ..
  70. Understanding and Implementing End of Life Preferences
    ELIZABETH VIG; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..and qualitative methodologies, 2) experience in evaluation of research proposals, and 3) experience in program evaluation. The proposed research aims to promote quality of life at the end of life by investigating the patient and ..
  71. The Business Case for Disability Care Coordination
    Susan Palsbo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study extends existing work and capitalizes upon a prospectively-designed program evaluation to deliver important answers about providing care to one of our country's most vulnerable and costly ..
  72. The Effectiveness of an HIT-based Care Transition Information Transfer System to
    Elizabeth L Ciemins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Program evaluation will focus on specific clinical outcomes, such as patient adherence to medication instructions after ..
  73. Multimedia Support for Caregivers of the Seriously Ill
    A Irvine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..During the randomized program evaluation, users showed significant improvement in: a) self-efficacy to positively influence appraisals of stress and ..
  74. 8th Annual Mutant Mouse Regional Resource Center (MMRRC) Program Meeting
    KC LLOYD; Fiscal Year: 2009
    CAROL D ONOFRIO; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Important audiences for dissemination of project materials include State 4-H programs across the country, other out-of-school educational programs, and schools...
    Ruth Macklin; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The Basic Module has a take-home examination, and the Advanced Module requires a short paper based on a revised version of the oral presentations made by scholars...
  77. Therapeutic communication during nursing home care
    LENE LEVY STORMS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..e., nursing homes), which will complement my experience with program evaluation in community settings; and 3) quality assessment in long-tern care...
  78. Promoting Use of Effective Early Intervention Programs
    Jan Wallander; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..that will offer both generalized and program tailored implementation training; and the Early Intervention Program Evaluation Toolkit, a CD-ROM-based toolkit that will guide El program leaders in assessing evaluation readiness of ..
    Jeanne Brooks Gunn; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..NIH support will enable the investigators to move beyond a more narrowly focused program evaluation of mobility programs, like Yonkers and Gautreaux -- whose basic premise is that moving to more affluent ..