Genomes and Genes
community health planning
Summary: Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)
Publications207 found, 100 shown here
- Putting the community back in community health assessment: a process and outcome approach with a review of some major issues for public health professionalsRavi K Sharma
Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 228 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
J Health Soc Policy 16:19-33. 2003..Such an approach requires that professionals function less as "experts" than as resources to community members, who are engaged in every step of the process...
- Implementation of the Healthy Cities' principles and strategies: an evaluation of the Israel Healthy Cities networkMilka Donchin
Braun School of Public Health, Hadassah and the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Health Promot Int 21:266-73. 2006..Environmental issues should be incorporated into training sessions to enhance the environmental protection dimension...
- Community-based research partnerships: challenges and opportunitiesMeredith Minkler
School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 9420 7360, USA
J Urban Health 82:ii3-12. 2005..s guidelines for appraising CBPR projects, are highlighted as useful tools for urban health researchers seeking to apply this collaborative approach and to deal effectively with the difficult ethical challenges it can present...
- Raising the profile of participatory action research at the 2010 Global Symposium on Health Systems ResearchRene Loewenson
Training and Research Support Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe
MEDICC Rev 13:35-8. 2011..The paper also reflects on challenges faced by participatory action research, and outlines recommendations from the two sessions, including creation of a learning network for participatory action research...
- Building multisectoral partnerships for population health and health equitySTEPHEN FAWCETT
University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A118. 2010..The article concludes with recommendations for strengthening collaborative partnerships for population health and health equity...
- How can community health programmes build enabling environments for transformative communication? Experiences from India and South AfricaCatherine Campbell
London School of Economics and Political Science, Institute of Social Psychology, UK
AIDS Behav 16:847-57. 2012....
- Higher heart rate and reduced heart rate variability persist during sleep in chronic fatigue syndrome: a population-based studyRoumiana S Boneva
Chronic Viral Diseases Branch, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
Auton Neurosci 137:94-101. 2007..9 bpm), p=0.023, suggesting that reduced physical activity could not fully explain CFS-associated differences in HR and HRV. After adjusting for potential confounders case-control differences in HR and TP remained significant (p<0.05)...
- Bridging the gap between evidence-based innovation and national health-sector reform in GhanaJohn Koku Awoonor-Williams
Nkwanta District, Nkwanta Health Development Centre, Ghana Health Service, Volta Region
Stud Fam Plann 35:161-77. 2004....
- Community-based participatory research (CBPR) in South Africa: engaging multiple constituents to shape the research questionMaghboeba Mosavel
Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Case Western Reserve University and MetroHealth Medical Center, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Rammelkamp Building, Rm 213A, Cleveland, OH 44109 1998, USA
Soc Sci Med 61:2577-87. 2005..We conclude that the research agenda and questions in community-based health research should not be considered immutable. They need to be open to negotiation, creativity, and constant reinvention...
- Community participation in a rural community health trust: the case of Lawrence, New ZealandRachel Eyre
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Health Promot Int 18:189-97. 2003..In this regard, it supports recent theoretical work by Laverack (2001) and Laverack and Wallerstein (2001). Finally, the article comments on the future of rural health trusts in the current round of health sector restructuring...
- The evolution of stroke in Quebec: a 15-year perspectiveNancy E Mayo
Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Neurology 68:1122-7. 2007..To estimate changes in rates of cerebral infarction and intracerebral hemorrhage, comorbidity profile, and case fatality rates in Quebec over 15 years...
- Evaluating the participatory process in a community-based heart health projectPatti Jean Naylor
Preventive Health Branch, British Columbia Ministry of Health, Victoria, Canada
Soc Sci Med 55:1173-87. 2002....
- Collaborative partnerships at the state level: promoting systems changes in public health infrastructureStephen M Padget
School of Nursing, Turning Point National Program Office University of Washington, Seattle 98109, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 10:251-7. 2004..Influencing policy development and organizational redesign in public health systems requires nuanced understanding of the opportunities provided by various kinds of organizational partners...
- Using local health information to promote public healthJeff Luck
University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, School of Public Health, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:979-91. 2006..This paper provides an overview of current issues surrounding the availability and use of local health information, identifies barriers that hinder its use, and suggests potential solutions...
- A review of collaborative partnerships as a strategy for improving community healthS T Roussos
University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 21:369-402. 2000..The review concludes with specific recommendations designed to enhance research and practice and to set conditions for promoting community health...
- The value of engaging stakeholders in planning and implementing evaluationsAisha Gilliam
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Intervention Research and Support, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 14:5-17. 2002..Despite many challenges faced in the stakeholder evaluation process, most stakeholders agreed that many benefits grew out of the multiple perspectives presented and understanding of the service agencies...
- Identifying rural health care needs using community conversationsPatricia L Moulton
Center for Rural Health, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202 9037, USA
J Rural Health 23:92-6. 2007....
- Community participation in health: perpetual allure, persistent challengeL M Morgan
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 01075 1426, USA
Health Policy Plan 16:221-30. 2001....
- Acute migraine medications and evolution from episodic to chronic migraine: a longitudinal population-based studyMarcelo E Bigal
Global Center for Scientific Affairs, Neuroscience, Merck Research Laboratories, Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA
Headache 48:1157-68. 2008..Though symptomatic medication overuse is believed to play a major role in progression from episodic to chronic or transformed migraine (TM), population-based longitudinal data on these agents are limited...
- Outcome of the complex regional pain syndromeMarissa de Mos
Departments of Medical Informatics and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Clin J Pain 25:590-7. 2009..High disease resolution rates have been reported, but also long-lasting impairments in many patients. This study aims to assess CRPS outcome in a population-based cohort of CRPS patients...
- "Smallball" evaluation: a prescription for studying community-based information interventionsCharles P Friedman
National Library of Medicine, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 301, Rockledge, MD 20892, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 93:S43-8. 2005....
- Studying the outcomes of community-based coalitionsB Berkowitz
Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
Am J Community Psychol 29:213-27; discussion 229-39. 2001....
- A model memorandum of collaboration: a proposalS B Fawcett
Work Group on Health Promotion and Community Development, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045, USA
Public Health Rep 115:174-9. 2000..Described as an idealized social contract, the model memorandum lays out interrelated responsibilities for the key parties...
- Unpacking the black box: a deconstruction of the programming approach and physical activity interventions implemented in the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention ProjectLucie Lévesque
School of Physical and Health Education at Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Health Promot Pract 6:64-71. 2005..This study provides a first step toward better understanding community intervention packages and programming strategies for promoting physical activity involvement within a community setting...
- Reconsidering community-based health promotion: promise, performance, and potentialCheryl 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...
- Breast cancer screening among Vietnamese Americans: a randomized controlled trial of lay health worker outreachTung T Nguyen
Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:306-13. 2009..Vietnamese-American women underutilize breast cancer screening...
- District health systems in a neoliberal world: a review of five key policy areasMalcolm Segall
Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RE, UK
Int J Health Plann Manage 18:S5-26. 2003..Above all the targets must not retard the development of the district health systems so badly needed by the rural poor...
- Making the most of collaboration: exploring the relationship between partnership synergy and partnership functioningElisa S Weiss
Division of Public Health, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
Health Educ Behav 29:683-98. 2002..Implications of these findings for research and practice are discussed...
- The Ghana community-based health planning and services initiative for scaling up service delivery innovationFrank K Nyonator
Ghana Health Service GHS, Private Mail Bag, Accra, Ghana
Health Policy Plan 20:25-34. 2005..Evidence from the national monitoring and evaluation programme provides insights into CHPS' success and identifies constraints on future progress...
- The healthy communities movement and the coalition for healthier cities and communitiesT Norris
Community Initiatives, Inc
Public Health Rep 115:118-24. 2000....
- Empowerment through community building: Diabetes Today in the PacificKathryn L Braun
Pacific Diabetes Today Resource Center, Papa Ola Lokahi, 894 Queen Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract . 2003..To maintain the gains of community building in the Pacific, three factors appear critical: an engaged leader, a host agency for the coalition, and continuing access to technical assistance and funds...
- Using geographic information systems to design population-based interventionsLinda M Caley
School of Nursing, University of Buffalo, State University of New York, 14214 3079, USA
Public Health Nurs 21:547-54. 2004..The project identified specific questions that anyone involved in a planning or decision-making project in which GIS are used should ask...
- Community coalition building--contemporary practice and research: introductionT Wolff
AHEC Community Partners, Office of Community Programs, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Community Psychol 29:165-72; discussion 205-11. 2001....
- Breaking down barriers: integrating health and care services for older people in EnglandCaroline Glendinning
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, M13 9PL Manchester, UK
Health Policy 65:139-51. 2003..Together, these pressures exclude the voices of older people, and therefore call into question whether the considerable organisational upheaval of service integration will be able to deliver the changes valued by older people themselves...
- Use of peer groupings to assess county public health statusNorma Kanarek
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, 615 N Wolfe St, Room e7038, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 5:A93. 2008..To accomplish this assessment, the Community Health Status Indicators Project team selected peer groupings of counties to monitor and analyze the health of local communities relative to peer communities...
- Use of program logic models in the Southern Rural Access Program evaluationDonald Pathman
Cecil G Sheps Center, CB 7590, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Rural Health 19:308-13. 2003..Program logic models, on balance, proved their merit in the SRAP through their contributions to its management and evaluation and by providing a better understanding of the program's initiatives, successes, and potential impact...
- Improving access to capital for health care infrastructure: the experience of the Southern Rural Access Program's revolving loan fundM Kathryn Stewart
Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 5800 West 10th St, Suite 410, Little Rock, AR 72204, USA
J Rural Health 19:391-6. 2003....
- If all ambulances could fly: putting provincial standards of emergency care access to the test in Northern British ColumbiaJessica McGregor
University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC
Can J Rural Med 10:163-8. 2005..Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are effective tools to determine what proportion of a given population is adequately served by existing or proposed service distributions...
- Evaluating the California Wellness Foundation's Health Improvement Initiative: a logic model approachAllen Cheadle
Department of Health Services, University of Washington, USA
Health Promot Pract 4:146-56. 2003..By examining the relationship between these indicators over time, it should be possible to determine if any changes in intermediate or long-term outcomes are associated with Health Partnership activities...
- The Missouri experience in providing tools and resources to promote community assessmentSuzanne Stafford-Alewine
Center for Health Information Management and Evaluation, Missouri Department of Health, Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 8:14-9. 2002..This article describes this public/private relationship and some of the state and local experiences...
- Strategies for setting a national research agenda that is responsive to community needsLiam R O'Fallon
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
Environ Health Perspect 111:1855-60. 2003....
- Building collaborative capacity in community coalitions: a review and integrative frameworkP G Foster-Fishman
Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Am J Community Psychol 29:241-61. 2001..The implications of this model for practitioners and scholars are discussed...
- Listening to the community: a first step in adapting Diabetes Today to the PacificKathryn L Braun
University of Hawai i John A Burns School of Medicine, and Evaluation Consultant with the Pacific Diabetes Today Resource Center, Papa Ola Lokahi, 894 Queen Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Pac Health Dialog 9:321-8. 2002..Other programs and agencies that want to develop training programs in the Pacific may find these listening strategies and guidelines helpful...
- Southern Rural Access Program: an overviewMichael Beachler
Penn State College of Medicine, Suite 5301, 600 Centerview Dr, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
J Rural Health 19:301-7. 2003..The article will also highlight some of the refinements that the foundation has made during the 2002-2006 second phase of the program...
- Putting prevention in its place: the shift from clinic to communityDouglas Shenson
Sickness Prevention Achieved, Regional Collaboration SPARC, Lakeville, Connecticut, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1012-5. 2006..SPARC began with the conceptualization of a policy challenge, designed and evaluated interventions to address that problem, and is now influencing public health policies to expand the delivery of clinical preventive services...
- Local ordinances that promote physical activity: a survey of municipal policiesJohn J Librett
Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1399-403. 2003..Physical activity policies can be monitored across municipalities. Moreover, evidence-based public health practice provides direction for limited staff and funding resources...
- Community health status indicators: adding a geospatial componentJanet L Heitgerd
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop F 09, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 5:A96. 2008..The Web site is accessible from a link on the CHSI Report Web site or directly from an Internet Web browser. In this paper, we discuss the conceptualization and implementation of this public health mapping application...
- Using information technology to improve the public health systemCharles Magruder
Public Health Practice Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 11:123-30. 2005..Recommendations for future initiatives, policy changes, and information technology standards are discussed...
- Community health report cards. Results of a national surveyJ E Fielding
Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
Am J Prev Med 17:79-86. 1999..The purpose of this research is to examine the state-of-the-art in community health report card development and use in order to increase their effective integration into community health improvement efforts...
- Comparing alternative methods for composing community peer groups: a data warehouse applicationJ Studnicki
College of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 7:87-95. 2001..A comparison of two peer grouping methods (population size versus predicted age-adjusted mortality) is reviewed to demonstrate the warehouse capabilities...
- Analyzing the contribution of community change to population health outcomes in an adolescent pregnancy prevention initiativeAdrienne Paine-Andrews
University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045, USA
Health Educ Behav 29:183-93. 2002..This report provides a method for describing empirically the contribution of environmental change to more distant population-level outcomes...
- Visualizing the infrastructure of US healthcare using Internet GIS: a community health informatics approach for reducing health disparitiesChristopher L Fulcher
Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Missouri, Columbia, 65211, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1197-201. 2004..The Internet GIS includes data visualization tools that provide the public, health care providers, and policy makers with tools to examine socio-economic and demographic factors that impact the distribution of health services..
- Exploring the role of GIS during community health assessment problem solving: experiences of public health professionalsMatthew Scotch
Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Meyran Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Int J Health Geogr 5:39. 2006..This level of understanding will highlight the role of GIS utilization during problem solving and suggest to developers how GIS can be enhanced to better support data analysis during community health assessment...
- Building on the strengths of a Cambodian refugee community through community-based outreachDORCAS GRIGG-SAITO
Lowell Community Health Center and Cambodian Community Health 2010 CCH 2010 program in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Health Promot Pract 9:415-25. 2008..Implications include applicability to other refugee communities with low literacy, high levels of trauma, limited English, and strong religious involvement...
- Creating partnership synergy: the critical role of community stakeholdersRoz D Lasker
New York Academy of Medicine, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 26:119-39. 2003..The article addresses key challenges that health and human services administrators face when they seek to optimize the role of community stakeholders in partnership...
- Health needs assessment and needs-led health service change: a survey of projects involving public health doctorsJoanne Jordan
Department of Sociology, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 7:71-80. 2002..To describe the criteria that define an effective health needs assessment and to explore which factors are important for the delivery of effective health needs assessment in the English National Health Service (NHS)...
- Measuring contextual characteristics for community healthMarianne M Hillemeier
Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 6500, USA
Health Serv Res 38:1645-717. 2003..To conceptualize and measure community contextual influences on population health and health disparities...
- The Community Tool Box: a Web-based resource for building healthier communitiesS B Fawcett
Work Group on Health Promotion and Community Development, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045, USA
Public Health Rep 115:274-8. 2000..It connects people, ideas, and resources, offering more than 200 how-to sections and more than 5,000 pages of text...
- Evaluating partnerships for community health improvement: tracking the footprintsStephen M Shortell
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 27:49-91. 2002..We explore the implications of this research for future evaluations of public-private community health partnerships...
- Broadening participation in community problem solving: a multidisciplinary model to support collaborative practice and researchRoz D Lasker
Center for the Advancement of Collaborative Strategies in Health, Division of Public Health, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
J Urban Health 80:14-47; discussion 48-60. 2003..In addition, the article explores differences between the model and current practice, suggesting strategies that can help the participants in, and funders of, community collaborations strengthen their efforts...
- A community approach to addressing excess breast and cervical cancer mortality among women of African descent in BostonJudyann Bigby
Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Center of Excellence in Women s Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Public Health Rep 118:338-47. 2003....
- Challenges in data collection, analysis, and distribution of information in community coalition demonstration projectsKaia Gallagher
Center for Research Strategies LLC, Denver, Colorado 80203, USA
J Adolesc Health 37:S53-60. 2005....
- Rekindling the flame: routine practices that promote hospital community leadershipPeter Weil
American College of Healthcare Executives, Chicago, USA
J Healthc Manag 47:98-109; discussion 109-10. 2002..Specific examples are given that describe what we learned. Ultimately, we hope to engender a dialog about other management and governance practices that have proven successful in promoting hospitals' involvement in community health...
- Building partnerships with the community: lessons from the Camden Health Improvement Learning CollaborativeR Weech-Maldonado
Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
J Healthc Manag 45:189-205. 2000..The article concludes with a discussion of the strategic and operational lessons learned from the Collaborative...
- The development of a community action plan to reduce breast and cervical cancer disparities between African-American and White womenMona N Fouad
Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 4410, USA
Ethn Dis 14:S53-60. 2004..Based on these findings, a community-driven CAP was developed. Our results indicate that a coalition of diverse organizations can partner and develop CAPs to improve the health of their communities...
- The role of faith-based institutions in addressing health disparities: a case study of an initiative in the southwest BronxSue A Kaplan
Robert F Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:9-19. 2006..Given the churches' demonstrated ability to pull people together, to motivate and to inspire, there is great potential for faith-based interventions, and models developed through such interventions, to address health disparities...
- Addressing disparities through coalition building: Alabama REACH 2010 lessons learnedTheresa Ann Wynn
Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:55-77. 2006..Lessons learned from the ABCCCC can provide others with an in-depth exploration of the processes involved in coalition formation and maintenance...
- The role of power, process, and relationships in participatory research for statewide HIV/AIDS programmingKimberly Chung
Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation, and Resource Studies, 317 Natural Resources Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1222, USA
Soc Sci Med 63:2129-40. 2006..The case reveals that failing to resolve divergent assumptions about power and purpose can lead to fissures that are difficult to overcome...
- Determinants of health promotion action: comparative analysis of local voluntary associations in four municipalities in FinlandNina Simonsen-Rehn
Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
Health Promot Int 21:274-83. 2006..More detailed studies of determinants of health promotion action are needed to shape strategies in local communities...
- REACH 2010: working together to achieve the goal of eliminating health disparitiesGarth N Graham
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:6-8. 2006
- What makes for sustainable Healthy Cities initiatives?--A review of the evidence from Noarlunga, Australia after 18 yearsFran Baum
Department of Public Health, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
Health Promot Int 21:259-65. 2006..These sustainability factors are likely to be relevant to a range of complex, community-based initiatives...
- Rural community leaders' perceptions of environmental health risks: improving community healthLaura S Larsson
Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, USA
AAOHN J 54:105-12. 2006....
- Sowing the seeds for sustainable change: a community-based participatory research partnership for health promotion in Indiana, USA and its aftermathMeredith Minkler
Department of Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Health Promot Int 21:293-300. 2006..Success factors, barriers and sustainability benchmarks are discussed. The case study offers an example of the potential of CBPR for helping to lay the groundwork for long-term sustainable change in support of healthier communities...
- The making of an interdisciplinary partnership: the case of the Chicago Food System CollaborativeYolanda Suarez-Balcazar
College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1919 West Taylor, MC 811, 60612, USA
Am J Community Psychol 38:113-23. 2006..Despite the challenges of interdisciplinary partnerships, the potential benefits and impact of such efforts reflect their value as a comprehensive approach to addressing complex social problems...
- Community-based prevention marketing: organizing a community for health behavior interventionCarol A Bryant
Florida Prevention Research Center, USA
Health Promot Pract 8:154-63. 2007..Based on 6 years of experience with the "Believe in All Your Possibilities" program, lessons learned that have led to revision and improvement of the CBPM framework are described...
- Creating a community coalition to address violenceJoellen W Hawkins
William F Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:755-65. 2008..The purpose of this article is to describe the process of coalition building and provide an analysis of this work...
- BDN programmes and the effect of medical students' interventions to promote child health in SudanS H AbdelRahman
Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gezira, Wad Medani, Sudan
East Mediterr Health J 13:1319-29. 2007..BDN implementation also facilitated the retrieval of good quality community-based data...
- Managing effective participatory research partnershipsLucy A Savitz
Intermountain Healthcare, Institute for Health Care Delivery Research, Salt Lake City, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:7-15. 2007..The purpose of the partnership science subcommittee's collective discussions and reactions to tools and strategies was to promote and support effective management of organizational-based, participatory research (OBPR) partnerships...
- The evolving role of partnerships in addressing community public health issues: policy and ethical implicationsMonica L Wendel
Center for Community Health Development, Texas A and M School of Rural Public Health, College Station, USA
Organ Ethic 4:53-64. 2007..An argument is presented for a national dialogue seeking societal agreement to approach access and health from a perspective of solidarity...
- Public-private partnerships in community health centers: addressing the needs of underserved populationsLeiyu Shi
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Organ Ethic 4:35-42. 2007..Finally, this article considers the continuing role of community health center public-private partnerships in the context of political and healthcare market shifts...
- New beginnings: stakeholder perspectives on the role of health trainersJane South
Centre for Health Promotion Research, Queen Square House, G08, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds LS1 3HE, UK
J R Soc Promot Health 127:224-30. 2007..The aim of this paper is to examine the emerging role of the health trainer in the context of one of the twelve early adopter programmes. The paper describes the support and signposting model developed in Bradford...
- Evaluating the CSAD process: challenges and strategiesLuis Mejia
J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:214-23. 2007....
- Using contextual issues among African Americans and Latinos in Orange County, California to inform a community responseMary M Watson
GHS Consulting, Irvine, California, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:118-40. 2007..Latinos and African Americans who were out of care responded in the most similar ways, of all the groups of respondents...
- Implementing the CSAD processLuis Mejia
J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:69-78. 2007....
- Evidence-based interventions to promote physical activity: what contributes to dissemination by state health departmentsRoss C Brownson
Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
Am J Prev Med 33:S66-73; quiz S74-8. 2007..The purpose of this study was to better understand the dissemination of physical activity interventions across the United States, focusing particularly on evidence-based guidelines...
- A framework for research utilization applied to seven case studiesJeffery C Peterson
Edward R Murrow School of Communication, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164 2520, USA
Am J Prev Med 33:S21-34. 2007..of research utilization in communities that suggest stages in a process? (2) What factors, including barriers and facilitators, are associated with the use of prevention research in community-based programs, policies, and practices?..
- Public health coalitions: patterns and perceptions in state immunization programsHelen Morrow
Texas Tech University, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 30:156-75. 2007..Our findings also indicate that some states have not yet maximized the potential involvement of the private sector to collaborate in public health efforts...
- Using Photovoice to improve family planning services for immigrant HispanicsLisa R Schwartz
University of Missouri Columbia UM C School of Social Work, MO, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:757-66. 2007..This report describes the Photovoice approach, why the researchers chose it, how they implemented it, what they learned, and the benefits derived for a larger service project...
- Community-led safe motherhood advocacy, Ratanakiri, CambodiaEbony Riddell
J R Soc Promot Health 126:258-9. 2006
- Skill improvement among coalition members in the California Healthy Cities and Communities ProgramMichelle C Kegler
Emory Prevention Research Center, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Health Educ Res 22:450-7. 2007..Types of skill-building opportunities may be more important than number of hours devoted to meetings and activities in strengthening community problem-solving and collaboration skills among coalition members...
- Drawing from Freirian empowerment methods to develop and use innovative learning maps: increasing enrollment of uninsured children on Detroit's eastsideEllen D S Lopez
College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, USA
Health Promot Pract 8:181-91. 2007....
- Community Health Action Model: health promotion by the communityFrances E Racher
Brandon University, School of Health Studies, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Res Theory Nurs Pract 22:182-91. 2008..The CHA model supports community participation leading to community-engaged assessment and change. In this article, the CHA model is depicted, its genesis described, and its utility demonstrated...
- Evaluating community partnerships: a responseBruce Spitz
Spitz Consulting Group, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 27:93-103. 2002
- Bridging community intervention and mental health services researchKenneth Wells
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
Am J Psychiatry 161:955-63. 2004..This article explores the potential of community intervention perspectives for increasing the relevance, reach, and public health impact of mental health services research...
- Special action groups for policy change and infrastructure support to foster healthier communities on the Arizona-Mexico borderStuart J Cohen
Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ 85724 5163, USA
Public Health Rep 119:40-7. 2004..These groups, focused on policy and infrastructure change within their communities, may be the glue needed to hold comprehensive community health promotion efforts together...
- Issues in measuring health promotion capacity in Canada: a multi-province perspectiveLori S Ebbesen
Saskatchewan Heart Health Program, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Health Promot Int 19:85-94. 2004....
- Community collaboration--a weavingNancy Cavanaugh
University of Alaska, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 8:13-20. 2002..We have chosen to interlace a weaving metaphor to reflect our Alaskan Native American culture and the vision of our partnership...
- Use of a university-community collaboration model to frame issues and set an agenda for strengthening a communityLinda S Thompson
Center for Community Partnerships for Children and Families, School of Nursing, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Health Promot Pract 4:385-92. 2003..Recommendations for future applications are presented...
- Turning point: the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's effort to revitalize public health at the state levelSusan Hassmiller
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 8:1-5. 2002..The premise in funding partnerships, as opposed to a single entity, was that effective public health systems would be developed best through a shared responsibility (including the private sector) for the health of a community...
- Why hospitals offer health promotion: perspectives for collaborating with health promotion practitionersPeter C Olden
University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Health Promot Pract 4:51-5. 2003..Furthermore, they should understand that different reasons may lead to different priority populations, resource commitments, organizational structures, work processes, and health outcomes...
- Opportunities for integrating public health and urban planning approaches to promote active community environmentsChristine M Hoehner
Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Am J Health Promot 18:14-20. 2003..By collaborating to build synergism in research and dissemination, public health and urban planning professionals can enhance efforts to increase the number of communities that promote active living...
- WEIGHT, DEPRESSION AND FUNCTIONAL STATUS CHANGE PATHWAYSValerie Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2005..Dr. Hoffman is submitting this application as a new investigator. ..
- Partners in Action: A UM/ Little Haiti Collaborative United Against Breast CancerErin Kobetz; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cuqyun: Predictors of Alaska Native Adolescent Sobriety and Reasons for LivingJames Allen; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Community Connections and Collaboration ProjectJOAN BRANDT; Fiscal Year: 2007..Departing from the traditional model of community health planning, IMPACTS six stages include inquiring, meeting, partnering, acting imaginatively, crafting, and ..
- Spectrum of Narcolepsy in the Probands FamiliesMAURICE OHAYON; Fiscal Year: 2007..A blood sample (3-5 ml) will be asked also to all participants. This will allow us to link some genetic markers of narcolepsy to specific symptoms even in subjects without the full-fledge manifestation of the disease. ..
- Physical Activity & Nutrition among Pacific Islander Youth: An Exploratory StudySORA TANJASIRI; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Impact of Product Information on Smoking BehaviorK Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2004..The findings from this study also have important policy implications, as one of the cornerstones of government product regulation is to ensure that consumers are informed about the inherent dangers of the products that they are using. ..
- HIV Prevention Toolkit for Outreach to Street YouthKaia Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Development of blood lipid biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease progressionMichelle Mielke; Fiscal Year: 2008..A major application would be as a surrogate or secondary outcome measure in clinical trials of emerging therapies for AD. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Qualitative Study of Household Smoking PoliciesMichelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004..Findings from this formative research will provide the foundation upon which to design and test effective strategies for creating smoke-free homes in rural, low-income communities. ..
- Language, Literacy, Culture: Communication of Health ConceptsDOUGLAS BRUGGE; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Promoting Breast Cancer Screening Via Computer V PhoneVictoria Champion; Fiscal Year: 2008..Stage of mammography adoption will be tested using logistic regression with ordinal outcome. Traditional cost and marginal cost-effectiveness analyses are planned. ..
- UAB Comprehensive Cancer Ctr/Tuskegee Univ PartnershipMona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004..Last but not least, a full sustainable partnership will enhance both institutions and make the elimination of the disparities between Caucasians and African Americans a real possibility by the year 2010-2015. ..
- NLAAS II: Unraveling Differences for Clinical ServicesMargarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving JailNicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005..This sub-study will also be used to tailor the intervention tested in this proposal for adolescent females. ..
- Blood-based lipid biomarkers reflective of Alzheimer-associated neurodegenerationMichelle Mielke; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ELSI Issues: Colon Cancer and Cancer Genomics ResearchPatricia A Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2010..This study will also explore ethical implications of issues associated with trust and social obligation, and develop points to consider in recommendations for cancer genomic studies and recruitment protocols. ..
- Intervention Development for Traumatized American Indian AdolescentsDouglas Novins; Fiscal Year: 2007..This work will also allow us to start developing this intervention for testing and use in this and other Al communities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Worker Health and Safety in Chinatown Restaurants: A CBPR StudyMeredith Minkler; Fiscal Year: 2008..Findings of this study will help lay the groundwork for a larger study testing the efficacy of restaurant- and policy-level interventions to improve restaurant worker health and safety. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Transdisciplinary Research on Urban Health Collaborative (RMI)Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008..This application will provide support for the institutionalization of these efforts at the University that educates more researchers and professionals involved in urban health than any university in the nation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Health Disparity in Obesity and DiabetesMona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004..The conference will feature both didactic lectures and interactive presentations on possible reasons for health disparities. ..
- A SOCIAL NETWORK-BASED INTERVENTION TO REDUCE LEAD EXPOSMichelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004..Process evaluation methods include documentation of lay health advisory contacts and interviews with youth and adult volunteers. ..
- INTERNAL COUNCIL FOR TOBACCO RESEARCH AND TOBACCO INSTITK Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2002..We anticipate that this information will assist policy makers in evaluating current regulatory measures to curtail tobacco usage. ..
- Deep South CanCORS Colorectal and Lung Cancer PDCR SiteMona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2008..Finally, we have available highly experienced staff and an advanced infrastructure to support all aspects of the recruitment, follow-up, and data collection and management activities required for CanCORS. ..
- Strengthening social capital to reduce youth violenceTrudy Harpham; Fiscal Year: 2003..The project enables cross-fertilization of research on youth violence between US, European and institutions in the South, which has been limited to date. ..
- Healthy Environments Partnership: Lean & Green in MotownAmy Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- COMMUNITY INTERVENTION TO INCREASE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGVictoria Champion; Fiscal Year: 2003..The primary outcomes at six month and 21 months will be tested by a chi-square statistic using logistic regression with two degrees of freedom. Cost effectiveness analysis is planned for the third aim. ..
- SOCIAL AND PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTS AND HEALTH DISPARITIESAmy Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- FOLLOW UP OF THE COMMIT COHORT PARTICIPANTS 13 YEARS LATK Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Interactive CD-ROM for Coping with Breast CancerKaryn Angell; Fiscal Year: 2007..e., recurrence), and consumer satisfaction. The products will be marketed to cancer treatment centers, independent oncology health care providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and health maintenance organizations. ..
- Testing EBP and Organization Effects in Rural AppalachiaCharles Glisson; Fiscal Year: 2007..The services are being structured and funded in a way that will ensure they can be sustained in each county, if successful, after the completion of the study. ..
- LONG-TERM IMPACT OF DRUG TREATMENT ON OUTCOME & COSTConstance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Tobacco Industry Targeting of Gays and LesbiansRuth Malone; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- ROCHESTER EPIDEMIOLOGY PROJECTWalter Rocca; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Determinants of cancer risk in low-income housingGlorian Sorensen; Fiscal Year: 2009..Clearly articulated hypotheses specify the nature of associations to be examined here. ..
- Pilot Study of Sibling Prevention ProgramMARK ETHAN FEINBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010..Developing and disseminating new, effective preventive programs such as the one proposed would have substantial public health benefits for individuals, families, and society. ..
- Cancer, Culture and Literacy InstituteCathy Meade; Fiscal Year: 2004..It is anticipated that this project will yield educational approaches that can readily be exported and disseminated to other groups for broad application. ..
- Center for Research on Quality in Managed CareKenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Hypertension and Adherence in Rural PracticeMichelle Martin; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Self Regulation and Race/Ethnic Disparities in School ReadinessMARGARET O CAUGHY; Fiscal Year: 2010..In addition, the results of this research will have important scientific as well as policy implications for reducing disparities in early academic achievement. ..
- Pharmacy Referral Intervention: IDU Access to ServicesCrystal M Fuller; Fiscal Year: 2010..A successful intervention will provide evidence that pharmacies can serve beyond mere syringe sales to more active engagement of IDUs for HIV prevention and referrals into health and social services. ..
- 'IMI HALE NATIVE CANCER RESEARCH AND TRAINING NETWORKClayton Chong; Fiscal Year: 2004..As a result of these programs, we want to realize a downward trend in cancer incidence and mortality in Native Hawaiians over the next decade. ..
- UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER NUTRITION ACADEMIC AWARD PROGRAMThomas Pearson; Fiscal Year: 2002..Dissemination of the curriculum and educational tools will be facilitated by programs in professional societies, collaboration with the food industry, and development of an easily accessible Website. ..
- TECHNOLOGY AND STRUCTURE IN CHILDRENS SERVICE SYSTEMSCharles Glisson; Fiscal Year: 2003..The effectiveness of the intervention is assessed by comparing the treatment and control casework units on the quality of their work environments and the outcomes of services provided to 1600 children. ..
- BEAT OSTEOPOROSIS: NOURISH & EXERCISE SKELETONS (BONE)Christina Economos; Fiscal Year: 2003..Results from this study will provide an appropriate model for national replication and sustainability of a program to beat osteoporosis by nourishing and exercising skeletons early in life. ..
- Pharmacotherapy for Minor DepressionRobert Howland; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results of this study will have profound public health implications by improving our understanding of the efficacy of SJW and standard antidepressants for the treatment of MinorD. ..
- Third International Conference on Urban HealthHortensia Amaro; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- INNOVATIVE VIDEO TAILORING FOR DIETARY CHANGEKim Gans; Fiscal Year: 2005..We will conduct both process and outcome evaluation, including use of the materials, participant satisfaction, qualitative and quantitative dietary assessment tools, and psychosocial measures. ..
- EPIDEMIOLOGY AND GENETICS OF PARKINSON'S DISEASEWalter Rocca; Fiscal Year: 2005..These three studies will contribute greatly to understanding the causes and possible prevention of PD by exploring novel hypotheses and by using innovative methods. ..
- TRAINING IN SERVICES-INFORMED INTERVENTIONS RESEARCHMARY BETH GIBBONS; Fiscal Year: 2006..Finally, a small pilot intervention trial will be conducted integrating the results of the first two services-oriented investigations. ..
- PROMOTING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES AMONG WOMENEdith Kieffer; Fiscal Year: 2006..Measures will be collected at 10-14 weeks, -26 weeks and -36 weeks of gestation and -6 weeks postpartum. ..
- Testing a video to improve provider-patient interactionDeborah Helitzer; Fiscal Year: 2006..This research addresses the priorities of announcement PAR-04-117 "Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy." ..
- Toward a clinical trial of care integration in NMRobert Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Oxidative Stress and the Pathogenesis of Sarcopenia and Disability in Older WomenRichard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2008..AGEs are a potentially modifiable risk factor, as circulating AGEs can be lowered by dietary modification and by pharmacological intervention. ..
- Ergonomic Interventions for Garment WorkBeate Ritz; Fiscal Year: 2004..This study will provide employers, employees and public agencies with evidence of the effectiveness of ergonomic interventions in order to guide health and safety policy. ..
- Identification of Susceptibility Genes for the Anxiety DisordersJOHN HETTEMA; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse WomenLorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes PreventionRoss Brownson; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., computerized tailoring, GIS mapping). Study findings will be disseminated in collaboration with co- investigators, federal agencies, and other public health agencies to a variety of professional audiences. ..
- VITAMIN A SUPPLEMENTATION FOR HIV INFECTED CHILDRENRichard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- ICUH - 4th Annual ConferenceDavid Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Unplugged and Media Savvy: Reducing the Impact of "Screen" TimeDonna Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- 7th International Conference on Urban HealthDavid Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2008..In particular, the environmental health impacts urbanization and urban areas affect a growing proportion of the world's population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The HIV Risk Behavior and the Urban EnvironmentDavid Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Expanded Syringe Access Program--NY EvaluationDavid Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Soy Isoflavones for Menopausal Vasomotor SymptomsJudith Ockene; Fiscal Year: 2006..These data will provide essential information for optimal study design, methods of data collection, and total daily dose and dosing frequency for a larger, more definitive randomized controlled trial. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Familial Aggregation of StrokeDaniel Woo; Fiscal Year: 2005..Determining the component of the familial aggregation of ICH that is independent of the familial aggregation of environmental risk factors is a fundamental step in the analysis of the genetic epidemiology of stroke. ..
- Suicidality in Schizophrenia: Risk & Protective FactorsDEQUINCY LEZINE; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..