public health administration

Summary

Summary: Management of public health organizations or agencies.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Malawi's contribution to "3 by 5": achievements and challenges
    Edwin Libamba
    Clinical HIV Unit, Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Bull World Health Organ 85:156-60. 2007
  2. ncbi Socio-economic improvements and health system strengthening of maternity care are contributing to maternal mortality reduction in Cambodia
    Jerker Liljestrand
    University Research Co, LLC, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Reprod Health Matters 20:62-72. 2012
  3. pmc Social media adoption in local health departments nationwide
    Jenine K Harris
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1700-7. 2013
  4. pmc A review of instruments assessing public health preparedness
    Steven M Asch
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:532-42. 2005
  5. pmc Applying the balanced scorecard to local public health performance measurement: deliberations and decisions
    Erica Weir
    Public Health Branch, Community and Health Services Department, Regional Municipality of York, Newmarket, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:127. 2009
  6. pmc The association of changes in local health department resources with changes in state-level health outcomes
    Paul Campbell Erwin
    Center for Public Health, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:609-15. 2011
  7. pmc Primary care and public health services integration in Brazil's unified health system
    ROGERIO M PINTO
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10040, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e69-76. 2012
  8. ncbi The structure and organization of local and state public health agencies in the U.S.: a systematic review
    Justeen K Hyde
    Institute for Community Health and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:S29-41. 2012
  9. pmc China's public health-care system: facing the challenges
    Yuanli Liu
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Population and International Health, International Health Systems Group, SPH 1 1210, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 021 15, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:532-8. 2004
  10. ncbi Strengthening capacity in developing countries for evidence-based public health: the data for decision-making project
    Marguerite Pappaioanou
    Office of Global Health, Mailstop D 69, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:1925-37. 2003

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  1. pmc Malawi's contribution to "3 by 5": achievements and challenges
    Edwin Libamba
    Clinical HIV Unit, Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Bull World Health Organ 85:156-60. 2007
    ..While reports from individual clinics point to successful implementation, there is limited information about progress in government institutions at a national level...
  2. ncbi Socio-economic improvements and health system strengthening of maternity care are contributing to maternal mortality reduction in Cambodia
    Jerker Liljestrand
    University Research Co, LLC, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Reprod Health Matters 20:62-72. 2012
    ..Several major challenges remain, including post-partum care, family planning, prevention and treatment of breast and cervical cancer, and addressing sexual violence against women, which need the same priority attention as maternity care...
  3. pmc Social media adoption in local health departments nationwide
    Jenine K Harris
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1700-7. 2013
    ..We also examined the number of tweets per month for Twitter accounts as an indicator of social media use by LHDs...
  4. pmc A review of instruments assessing public health preparedness
    Steven M Asch
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:532-42. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to review instruments that assess the level of preparedness of state and local public health departments to respond to health threats such as bioterrorism...
  5. pmc Applying the balanced scorecard to local public health performance measurement: deliberations and decisions
    Erica Weir
    Public Health Branch, Community and Health Services Department, Regional Municipality of York, Newmarket, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:127. 2009
    ..We present the conceptual deliberations and decisions undertaken by a health unit while adopting the framework...
  6. pmc The association of changes in local health department resources with changes in state-level health outcomes
    Paul Campbell Erwin
    Center for Public Health, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:609-15. 2011
    ..037), and increases in staffing were significantly associated with decreases in cardiovascular disease mortality (P = .014), controlling for other factors...
  7. pmc Primary care and public health services integration in Brazil's unified health system
    ROGERIO M PINTO
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10040, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e69-76. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify practices that facilitate service integration and evidence-based practice...
  8. ncbi The structure and organization of local and state public health agencies in the U.S.: a systematic review
    Justeen K Hyde
    Institute for Community Health and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:S29-41. 2012
    ..It includes an overview of research examining the influence of organizational characteristics on public health performance and health status and a summary of the strengths and gaps of the literature to date...
  9. pmc China's public health-care system: facing the challenges
    Yuanli Liu
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Population and International Health, International Health Systems Group, SPH 1 1210, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 021 15, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:532-8. 2004
    ..China's recent policy of establishing a matching-fund financed rural health insurance system presents an exciting opportunity to improve people's access to health care...
  10. ncbi Strengthening capacity in developing countries for evidence-based public health: the data for decision-making project
    Marguerite Pappaioanou
    Office of Global Health, Mailstop D 69, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:1925-37. 2003
    ..Results showed that the DDM strategy improved evidence-based public health. Subsequently, DDM concepts and practices have been institutionalized in participating countries and at CDC...
  11. pmc Evidence for public health policy on inequalities: 1: the reality according to policymakers
    Mark Petticrew
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:811-6. 2004
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  12. ncbi Public health services in Shenzhen: a case study
    D Zhang
    Shenzhen Commission of Health, Population and Family Planning, Shenzhen, China
    Public Health 125:15-9. 2011
    ..Making changes within the national-level health reform framework and learning from international experiences are necessary and important...
  13. pmc Strengthening the public health system
    W L Roper
    Centers for Disease Control, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA 30333
    Public Health Rep 107:609-15. 1992
    ..If the nation is to achieve the health objectives for the year 2000, the public health system-the individuals and institutions that, when working effectively together, promote and protect the health of the people-must be strengthened...
  14. pmc An ethics framework for public health
    N E Kass
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and the Johns Hopkins University Bioethics Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1776-82. 2001
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  15. ncbi The network of web 2.0 connections among state health departments: new pathways for dissemination
    Jenine K Harris
    Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:E20-4. 2013
    ..More information is needed on the feasibility and effectiveness of using Web 2.0 for dissemination and other public health activities...
  16. ncbi Local public health agency performance and community health status
    Norma Kanarek
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:522-7. 2006
    ..New hypotheses are offered that could help determine how system performance affects health outcomes...
  17. ncbi Public health delivery systems: evidence, uncertainty, and emerging research needs
    Glen P Mays
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:256-65. 2009
    ..This review suggests that new research is needed to evaluate the effects of ongoing changes in delivery system structure, financing, and staffing...
  18. pmc Public health professionals' perceptions toward provision of health protection in England: a survey of expectations of Primary Care Trusts and Health Protection Units in the delivery of health protection
    Paul A Cosford
    Directorate of Public Health, East of England Strategic Health Authority, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:297. 2006
    ..We aimed to investigate professionals' perceptions of responsibility for different health protection functions, to inform future guidance for, and organisation of, health protection in England...
  19. ncbi Setting objectives for community and systems change: an application of concept mapping for planning a statewide health improvement initiative
    William M K Trochim
    Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:8-19; discussion 10. 2004
    ..The results also provide empirical support for the premise that both community and systems factors ought to be considered when planning comprehensive health improvement initiatives...
  20. ncbi Public health, GIS, and the internet
    Charles M Croner
    Office of Research and Methodology, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 24:57-82. 2003
    ..Public health will become a responsive and integral part of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure...
  21. ncbi Mass casualty chemical incidents--towards guidance for public health management
    V Murray
    Chemical Incident Response Service, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Public Health 116:2-14. 2002
    ..There is therefore a need to fill this obvious gap and to develop a procedural guide for the emergency management of chemical incidents by public health professionals. This work is now under way...
  22. pmc Rationalising chances of success in intersectoral health policy making
    L M Van Herten
    TNO Prevention and Health, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:342-7. 2001
    ..Success depends on a multi-stage process. This paper aims to provide support for the first stage of this process in the form of a quick scan for appraising the feasibility of intersectoral health policy...
  23. ncbi The case for transforming governmental public health
    Eileen Salinsky
    National Health Policy Forum, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1017-28. 2006
    ..Such transformation should include focused, risk-based resource allocation; regional planning; technological upgrades; workforce restructuring; improved integration of private-sector assets; and better performance monitoring...
  24. ncbi Minimum public health standards as a basis for secure public health funding
    Peter Browning
    Skagit County Health Department, Mt Vernon, Washington 98273, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:19-22. 2004
  25. ncbi Public health in transition: views of the specialist workforce
    Sian Griffiths
    Chinese University of Hong Kong
    J R Soc Promot Health 127:219-23. 2007
    ..This lesson has yet to be learnt...
  26. ncbi Accountability for health protection in England: how this has been affected by the establishment of the Health Protection Agency
    H Pickles
    Commun Dis Public Health 7:241-4. 2004
  27. ncbi The blind spot in the drive for childhood obesity prevention: bringing eating disorders prevention into focus as a public health priority
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:e1-4. 2011
    ..Our efforts to prevent childhood obesity can no longer afford to ignore eating disorders and the assemblage of related behaviors that persist unabated...
  28. pmc Human resources requirements for highly active antiretroviral therapy scale-up in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:208. 2007
    ..Estimation of the clinical human resources needs is required to inform the planning and distribution of health professionals...
  29. pmc A comparison of the completeness and timeliness of automated electronic laboratory reporting and spontaneous reporting of notifiable conditions
    J Marc Overhage
    Regenstrief Institute, 410 W 10th St, Suite 2000, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:344-50. 2008
    ..We examined whether automated electronic laboratory reporting of notifiable-diseases results in information being delivered to public health departments more completely and quickly than is the case with spontaneous, paper-based reporting...
  30. ncbi Evaluating health impact assessment
    R J Quigley
    Research and Information Directorate, Health Development Agency, 330 High Holborn, London WC1V 7BA, UK
    Public Health 118:544-52. 2004
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  31. pmc Automated identification of acute hepatitis B using electronic medical record data to facilitate public health surveillance
    Michael Klompas
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2626. 2008
    ..We describe the development and implementation of an algorithm for prospective surveillance of patients with acute hepatitis B using electronic medical record data...
  32. pmc Global public health security
    Guenael Rodier
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1447-52. 2007
    ..The new International Association of National Public Health Institutes aims to strengthen and invigorate existing NPHIs, to create new NPHIs where none exist, and to provide funded grants to support NPHI development priorities...
  33. pmc Using social network analysis to understand Missouri's system of public health emergency planners
    Jenine K Harris
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:488-98. 2007
    ..This study examined the human infrastructure of the Missouri public health emergency planning system in 2006...
  34. pmc How outbreaks of infectious disease are detected: a review of surveillance systems and outbreaks
    Virginia Dato
    Pennsylvania Department of Health, Southwest District Office, 514 Pittsburgh State Building, 300 liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:464-71. 2004
    ..State and local health departments and the health care system are major components in the detection of outbreaks...
  35. pmc Meeting the data needs of a local health department: the Los Angeles County Health Survey
    P A Simon
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1950-2. 2001
    ..To address gaps in local health data, in 1997 the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services inaugurated the Los Angeles County Health Survey...
  36. pmc Development of a survey instrument to measure connectivity to evaluate national public health preparedness and response performance
    Barry C Dorn
    Program on Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:329-38. 2007
    ..To focus evaluation on the latter, we evaluated the linkages among individuals, organizations, and systems using the construct of "connectivity" and developed a measurement instrument...
  37. ncbi An agency capacity model to facilitate implementation of evidence-based behavioral interventions by community-based organizations
    Charles Collins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract . 2007
    ..The model will help us establish a framework for informing future program announcements and predecisional site visit assessments, and in developing an instrument for assessing agency capacity to implement evidence-based interventions...
  38. pmc The role of state public health agencies in addressing less prevalent chronic conditions
    Fran C Wheeler
    Association of State and Territorial Chronic Disease Program Directors, 1107 Rutland Dr, West Columbia, SC 29169, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A12. 2005
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  39. ncbi Technical efficiency of public clinics in Kwazulu-Natal Province of South Africa
    J M Kirigia
    WHO Regional Office for Africa, Harare
    East Afr Med J 78:S1-13. 2001
    ..In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) much of the attention of policy makers, health care managers, health systems researchers and donors is focussed almost solely on mobilising additional resources and not on efficiency in their use...
  40. ncbi Involving private health care providers in delivery of TB care: global strategy
    Mukund Uplekar
    TB Strategy and Operations, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 83:156-64. 2003
    ..Continued apathy in this area could not only potentially delay achieving global targets for TB control but also undo, in the long run, the hard-earned achievements of National TB Programmes...
  41. pmc Electronic Support for Public Health: validated case finding and reporting for notifiable diseases using electronic medical data
    Ross Lazarus
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:18-24. 2009
    ..Source code for this highly interoperable application is freely available under an approved open-source license at http://esphealth.org...
  42. pmc Planning ahead in public health? A qualitative study of the time horizons used in public health decision-making
    David C Taylor-Robinson
    Division of Public Health, The Whelan Building, Liverpool, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:415. 2008
    ..In order to better understand factors that influence decisions for public health, we undertook a qualitative study to explore issues relating to the time horizons used in decision-making...
  43. ncbi Regionalization of local public health systems in the era of preparedness
    Howard K Koh
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:205-18. 2008
    ..The impact of social capital on preparedness is also explored. Finally, we summarize research needs for the future...
  44. ncbi Impact of electronic laboratory reporting on hepatitis A surveillance in New York City
    Kristen M Moore
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA kristen
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:437-41. 2008
    ..Electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) has been shown to improve timeliness of infectious disease reporting, and DOHMH began receiving hepatitis A reports via ELR in 2002...
  45. pmc Improving the world's health through national public health institutes
    Jeffrey P Koplan
    Academic Health Affairs, The Robert W Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Emory University, 1440 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30032, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:154-7. 2005
  46. pmc Local public health system partnerships
    Susan J Zahner
    University of Wisconsin Madison School of Nursing, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:76-83. 2005
    ..This study assessed the extent to which such collaboration occurred within one state (Wisconsin), described the characteristics of existing partnerships, and identified factors associated with partnership effectiveness...
  47. ncbi Public goods and externalities: a research agenda for public health economics
    Vilma G Carande-Kulis
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:227-32. 2007
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  48. ncbi Bioterrorism preparedness and response: clinicians and public health agencies as essential partners
    Julie Louise Gerberding
    JAMA 287:898-900. 2002
  49. ncbi Currently employed public health administrators: are they prepared?
    S F Boedigheimer
    Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, Dover, Delaware, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 7:30-6. 2001
    ..Potential action steps were also identified...
  50. ncbi Scaling up integrated management of childhood illness to the national level: achievements and challenges in Peru
    Luis Huicho
    Instituto de Salud del Niño and Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
    Health Policy Plan 20:14-24. 2005
    ..The Ministry of Health in Peru is now working to address these weaknesses; other countries working to achieve high and equitable coverage with essential child survival interventions can learn from their experience...
  51. pmc A conceptual framework to measure performance of the public health system
    A Handler
    University of Illinois School of Public Health, 1603 W Taylor, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1235-9. 2001
    ..This article describes a unifying conceptual framework for the public health system as a way to facilitate the measurement of public health system performance...
  52. pmc Ethics in public health research: masters of marketing: bringing private sector skills to public health partnerships
    Valerie A Curtis
    Hygiene Centre, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England, UK val
    Am J Public Health 97:634-41. 2007
    ..Although there are practical and philosophical difficulties, there are many opportunities for such partnerships...
  53. pmc To boldly go
    J B McKinlay
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:25-33. 2000
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  54. pmc Business and public health collaboration for emergency preparedness in Georgia: a case study
    James W Buehler
    Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research and Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:285. 2006
    ..Lessons learned from this collaboration should be useful to other public health and business leaders interested in developing similar partnerships...
  55. pmc Use of health impact assessment in incorporating health considerations in decision making
    Clare Davenport
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:196-201. 2006
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  56. pmc Not-so-strange bedfellows: models of interaction between managed care plans and public health agencies
    P K Halverson
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    Milbank Q 75:113-38. 1997
    ..Nonetheless, public health agencies may face challenges in forging managed care alliances that benefit community-wide populations and that are open to participation by the full spectrum of health care providers in the community...
  57. ncbi Management of Chlamydia cases and their partners: results from a home-based screening program organized by municipal public health services with referral to regular health care
    Hannelore M Götz
    Municipal Public Health Service, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 32:625-9. 2005
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  58. ncbi Moving upstream or muddying the waters? Incentives for managing for health
    Linda Marks
    Wolfson Research Institute, School for Health, Durham University Queen s Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Public Health 119:974-80. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to identify factors influencing the capacity of NHS managers to 'manage for health'...
  59. ncbi Changes in utilization of TB health services in Nepal
    C I Mohan
    Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21030, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:1054-6. 2005
    ..Nepal...
  60. pmc Methodological aspects of a GIS-based environmental health inspection program used in the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para Olympic Games
    Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 5:93. 2005
    ..In this study, GIS technology was used to help county departments of Public Health to implement environmental health surveillance for the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para Olympic Games...
  61. ncbi Local health systems in 21st century: who cares?-An exploratory study on health system governance in Amsterdam
    T Plochg
    Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 16:559-64. 2006
    ..Governments currently withdraw leaving governance roles to care providers and/or financiers. Thereby, incentives that trigger the uptake of a public health perspective are often ignored...
  62. ncbi Evidence-based public health policy and practice: promises and limits
    Laurie M Anderson
    Division of Scientific Communication, National Center for Health Marketing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:226-30. 2005
  63. pmc The National Public Health Leadership Institute: evaluation of a team-based approach to developing collaborative public health leaders
    Karl Umble
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:641-4. 2005
    ..These practices and networks strengthen interorganizational relationships, coalitions, services, programs, and policies. Intensive team-and project-based learning are key to the program's impact...
  64. ncbi Evaluation of the timeliness and completeness of a Web-based notifiable disease reporting system by a local health department
    Richard L Vogt
    Tri County Health Department, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:540-4. 2006
    ..This project demonstrates how a local health department can conduct a surveillance evaluation to identify areas of improvement...
  65. ncbi Public health nutrition workforce composition, core functions, competencies and capacity: perspectives of advanced-level practitioners in Australia
    Roger Hughes
    Nutrition Unit, School of Health Science, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 6:607-13. 2003
    ..To investigate the attitudes, experiences and beliefs of advanced-level public health nutritionists with respect to public health nutrition workforce composition, core functions, competency requirements and existing workforce capacity...
  66. ncbi Short-term physical and emotional health outcomes of public sector ART in the Free State province of South Africa
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Sint Jacobstraat 2, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Qual Life Res 16:1461-71. 2007
    ..Because of the gap between supply and demand, equity issues arise concerning the provisioning of ART...
  67. pmc Evaluation as a key part of health impact assessment: the English experience
    Robert J Quigley
    Health Development Agency, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 81:415-9. 2003
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  68. pmc Public health systems: a social networks perspective
    Douglas R Wholey
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455 0392, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1842-62. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between public health system network density and organizational centrality in public health systems and public health governance, community size, and health status in three public health domains...
  69. pmc Housing and health: time again for public health action
    James Krieger
    Public Health Seattle and King County and the Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 4039, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:758-68. 2002
    ..Now is the time for public health to create healthier homes by confronting substandard housing...
  70. pmc Independent evaluation of the California Tobacco Control Program: relationships between program exposure and outcomes, 1996-1998
    Louise Ann Rohrbach
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Alhambra, 91803, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:975-83. 2002
    ..This study sought to determine the effects of the California Tobacco Control Program on tobacco-related attitudes and behaviors...
  71. ncbi District health systems in a neoliberal world: a review of five key policy areas
    Malcolm 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...
  72. ncbi Evaluation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's chronic disease state-based epidemiology for public health program support (STEPPS) program
    Catherine A Frey
    AHC Consulting LLC, 6 South Prospect Ave, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 9:266-74. 2003
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  73. pmc Polio eradication initiative in Africa: influence on other infectious disease surveillance development
    Peter Nsubuga
    Division of International Health, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    BMC Public Health 2:27. 2002
    ..We assessed whether polio-eradication initiative resources are used in the surveillance for and response to other infectious diseases in Africa...
  74. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of public health leadership training: the NEPHLI experience
    Shadi S Saleh
    School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Rensselaer 12144, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1245-9. 2004
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  75. pmc Watching the Games: public health surveillance for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games
    L R Jorm
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, New South Wales Health Department, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:102-8. 2003
    ..To describe the development of the public health surveillance system for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games; document its major findings; and discuss the implications for public health surveillance for future events...
  76. ncbi Public health response for the 1996 Olympic Games
    P Meehan
    Division of Public Health, Georgia Department of Human Resources, USA
    JAMA 279:1469-73. 1998
    ..Public health agencies should take the lead in organizing and implementing a system for preventing and managing public health issues at future large-scale public events such as the Olympics...
  77. pmc The Massachusetts HIV, hepatitis, addiction services integration (HHASI) experience: responding to the comprehensive needs of individuals with co-occurring risks and conditions
    Heidi L Hoffman
    Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services, Boston, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:25-31. 2004
    ..Integrated approaches can promote greater efficiency, improving communication and coordination among clients, providers, and government funding agencies...
  78. ncbi Evaluation of the National School Health Coordinator Leadership Institute
    Judith M Ottoson
    Georgia State University, AYSPS PAUS, MSC 2A1230, 33 Gilmer St, Unit 2, Atlanta, GA 30303 3083, USA
    J Sch Health 74:170-6. 2004
    ..As possible shortcomings, the training needed more emphasis on funding for school health coordination, and a low level of evaluation skills existed among coordinators...
  79. ncbi Training leaders for school health programs: the National School Health Coordinator Leadership Institute
    Scott Winnail
    Corbett PE Bldg 114, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    J Sch Health 74:79-84. 2004
  80. pmc Structuring an inter-sector research partnership: a negotiated zone
    Jocelyne Bernier
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Soz Praventivmed 51:335-44. 2006
    ..To enable a greater appreciation of what these processes entail and also to provide guidance in negotiating the inevitable tensions between parties with different aims and objectives...
  81. ncbi Linking public health and the emergency care community: 7 model communities
    E Brooke Lerner
    Department of Emergency Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 1:142-5. 2007
    ....
  82. pmc Interorganizational relationships within state tobacco control networks: a social network analysis
    Melissa Krauss
    Center for Tobacco Policy Research, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A08. 2004
    ..Structural aspects of these networks could help describe the process of implementing a state's tobacco control program, but have not yet been examined...
  83. ncbi Capacity building and resource needs of state health agencies to implement community-based cardiovascular disease programs
    R Schwartz
    Division of Health Promotion and Education, Maine Department of Human Services, Augusta 04333
    J Public Health Policy 14:480-94. 1993
    ..SHA roles vary from direct service delivery to serving as a linking agent, transferring information and resources and coordinating efforts between agencies...
  84. pmc Competency development in public health leadership
    K Wright
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:1202-7. 2000
    ..Benefits of using defined competencies in designing leadership programs include the integrated and sustained development of leadership capacity and the use of technology for increased access and quality control...
  85. ncbi Public health and business: a partnership that makes cents
    Paul A Simon
    Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1029-39. 2006
    ..Examples of past and current partnerships exemplify how public health efforts benefit business and suggest opportunities for future collaboration to improve the public's health...
  86. ncbi Identifying dimensions of performance in local public health systems: results from the National Public Health Performance Standards Program
    Glen P Mays
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:193-203. 2004
    ....
  87. ncbi Public-private partnerships to reduce tobacco dependence
    Peter Anderson
    University Medical Center, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Addiction 97:951-5. 2002
    ..The convention could call for a proportion of tobacco tax from high-income countries to be used to fund tax credits and other incentives for increasing the access to tobacco dependence treatment in low-income countries...
  88. ncbi The global-local dilemma of a Ministry of Health experiences from Uganda
    Anders Jeppsson
    Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Health Policy 72:311-20. 2005
    ..This article suggests a model for understanding and addressing these difficulties...
  89. ncbi The geographical distribution of specialists in public health in the United Kingdom: is capacity related to need?
    J Chapman
    Centre for Infectious Disease, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Queen Mary, University of London, 4th Floor, 51 53 Bart s Close, St Bart s Hospital, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE, UK
    Public Health 119:639-46. 2005
    ..In light of this, we explore the distribution of the specialist public health workforce and the relationship with population deprivation and need...
  90. ncbi Establishing and refining hurricane response systems for long-term care facilities
    Kathryn Hyer
    Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging in the School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w407-11. 2006
    ..Five areas warranting further attention are presented as lessons learned and potential areas for grant making...
  91. ncbi Strategic National Stockpile program: implications for military medicine
    James T Need
    Battelle Memorial Institute, Hampton, VA 23669 4054, USA
    Mil Med 171:698-702. 2006
    ..This article describes the SNS program and discusses issues of relevance to medical treatment facility commanders and Department of Defense medical planners and logisticians...
  92. doi Setting expectations for the federal role in public health emergencies
    Eric D Hargan
    U S Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 36:8-12. 2008
  93. ncbi Public-private partnerships in community health centers: addressing the needs of underserved populations
    Leiyu 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...
  94. ncbi Public health coalitions: patterns and perceptions in state immunization programs
    Helen Morrow
    Texas Tech University, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 30:156-75. 2007
    ..b>Public health administration is highly bureaucratized and dependent upon government support, but administrators can establish ..
  95. ncbi The public health enterprise: examining our twenty-first-century policy challenges
    Hugh Tilson
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Healthc Pap 7:10-9. 2007
    ..Policy advocates must ask, however, why, if the way and the means are so clear, the public health system is still in disarray...
  96. ncbi Pandemic influenza preparedness, community engagement, and local public health practice
    James Ransom
    Immunization Project, NACCHO, Washington, DC, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:318-20. 2007
  97. ncbi On the road to the national objectives: a case study of Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs
    Judith Ottoson
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:287-95. 2007
    ..Results provide insights for public health leadership to strengthen capacities of comparable state-based programs...
  98. pmc State health policy for terrorism preparedness
    Leah Z Ziskin
    New Jersey Center for Public Health Preparedness, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 2688, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1583-8. 2007
    ....
  99. ncbi Public health: an essential commitment to the nation
    Edward M Kennedy
    United States Senate, Washington, District of Columbia 20510, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:93-4. 2007
  100. ncbi Organizing emergency preparedness within United States public health departments
    W J Duncan
    Graduate School of Management, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 4460, USA
    Public Health 121:241-50. 2007
    ..We also examined the leadership challenges associated with the effective utilization of preparedness funds...

Research Grants79

  1. In Situ Simulation to Detect and Prevent Near Misses during Critical Events
    William Riley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our intervention to improve patient safety is based on an advanced set of event sets and debriefing techniques in use by the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Effects of Managed Care Growth on Charity Care:
    Christopher Keane; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..He will study this literature through formal courses and through interaction with mentors, applying this knowledge to the analyses. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Foster Care Youth: The Consequences of Abuse and Neglect
    Justeen Hyde; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will provide depth to current understandings of the consequences of abuse and neglect on adolescents in foster care. Study findings will be widely disseminated to a range of key stakeholders. ..
  4. MEASURING OUTCOMES OF YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
    Ann Garland; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  5. A SOCIAL NETWORK-BASED INTERVENTION TO REDUCE LEAD EXPOS
    Michelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Process evaluation methods include documentation of lay health advisory contacts and interviews with youth and adult volunteers. ..
  6. Impact on DNA-Based Paternity Testing on Families
    David Bishai; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If better fathers are more likely to test positive in a paternity test then one may entertain skepticism that the test results actually change parental behavior. ..
  7. 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]..
  8. Integrating Evidence and Practice of Youth Psychotherapy
    Ann Garland; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Data will be analyzed using mixed effects regression models to examine how variations in treatment elements are related to outcome trajectories. ..
  9. A community-level RCT of expedited partner treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydia
    Matthew R Golden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. A Qualitative Study of Household Smoking Policies
    Michelle 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. ..
  11. Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving Jail
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This sub-study will also be used to tailor the intervention tested in this proposal for adolescent females. ..
  12. Aspirin use, genetic variation in aspirin related-genes, and Hodgkin lymphoma ris
    Ellen Chang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Gene x Environment Factors in Smoking Cessation
    Andrew Hyland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Envirnomental Health Specialist Network
    RICHARD NORMAN DANILA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Telephone Counseling: Men w/Prostate CA & Partners
    Terry Badger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data will be analyzed through descriptive statistics, a series of two-way mixed design ANOVAs and individual regression analyses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Services Research on Sanctions & Rewards in Drug Court
    DOUGLAS MARLOWE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By isolating the specific effects of various components of drug courts, we will determine the optimum manner in which to structure and deliver services for this promising intervention. ..
  17. A Services Intervention for Homeless with Schizophrenia
    David Folsom; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Medicaid Capitation: Cost Shifting & Multisystem Use
    Joseph Morrissey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings will be targeted to a variety of local and national audiences concerned about improving care for the various population groups involved. ..
  19. Electronic Information System to Enhance Practice at an Opioid Treatment Program
    Lawrence Brown; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Parenting To Prevent Problem Behaviors
    John Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  21. Reducing HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse: Linking Compulsory Rehabilitation to Methadone
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If proven effective, the program can be widely applied in China and in other parts of the world to reduce heroin use and related HIV risk behaviors. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Trauma Within the Psychiatric Setting
    B Frueh; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Measures will be designed to assess sanctuary trauma and harm, general trauma exposure, PTSD symptoms, and psychiatric diagnoses. The obtained data will be analyzed via quantitative and qualitative methods. ..
  23. DRUG ABUSE: EPIDEMIOLOGY, TREATMENT PROCESS, & OUTCOMES
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The applicant also expects to grow professionally as Associate Director of the UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center. ..
  24. Medicaid Managed Care for MH Services in Rural Settings
    Cathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  25. TOBACCO PREVENTION WITH PARENTS AND CHILDREN IN AN HMO
    Susan Curry; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  26. Neighborhood Effects on Health and Functioning of Elders
    Lisa Berkman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We hypothesize that frail and economically disadvantaged older men and women may be at particularly high risk. ..
  27. Healthy Environments Partnership: Lean & Green in Motown
    Amy Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  28. VALIDATION OF SCHOOL BASED ASTHMA SCREENING PROGRAM
    William Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Such screening procedures can lead to decreases in asthma morbidity and mortality by identifying children with undiagnosed asthma. ..
  29. Cognitive Consensus in Cross-Cultural Competence
    May Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The ultimate goal of the proposed project is to increase the effectiveness of care by identifying specific culture-linked cognitive processes that can be targeted in future intervention development. ..
  30. DNA Repair, Skin Cancer and Overall Cancer Risk
    Anthony Alberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Translation of the expected results will lead to better identification of at risk populations who should be considered for prevention interventions. ..
  31. Adolescent Health Literacy: Improving Use of Preventive Health Services
    MICHAEL LEE PRELIP; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Tobacco Industry Targeting of Gays and Lesbians
    Ruth Malone; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  33. Hospital strategies to improve outcome performance
    ELIZABETH HOWE BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will work on dissemination strategies with CMS, JCAHO, American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Health Association (AHA), the Veteran's Administration (VA), and the VHA. ..
  34. Spatial Epidemiology of Syphilis and Gonorrhea in North Carolina
    William C Miller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Furthermore, we will obtain critical, new information regarding STI epidemiology in southeastern U.S., a region with disproportionate burden of these infections. ..
  35. Neurologic Predictors of Schizophrenia
    Jason Schiffman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Culturally Responsive Person-Centered Care for Psychosis
    Larry Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful in the state of Connecticut, the project will offer a model that then can be replicated throughout the country to enhance care for this historically underserved population. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. Genomic Predictors of Arteriosclerosis in Hypertensives
    Sharon Kardia; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  38. Overweight in Children: A New View Using the Population Attributable Fraction
    Deborah Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Adoption of Buprenorphine in an HMO Setting
    Dennis McCarty; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Aim 3: Identify factors that facilitate and inhibit the adoption and use of buprenorphine through interviews with 530 patients and 96 practitioners and administrators. ..
  40. UAB/BVAMC Clinical Center in COPD
    Mark Dransfield; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These Investigators have expertise in COPD, Clinical Research and Study Design, Behavioral Science, Epidemiology, and Statistics. ..
  41. Telepsychiatry Service Delivery to Trauma Victims
    B Frueh; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. Partners in Care for Children
    Bonnie Zima; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..b. to identify child, provider and system characteristics that are associated with clinical processes, appropriateness of care and outcomes. ..
  43. HIV RISK OF MENTAL ILLNESS CLIENTS ACROSS SERVICE SITES
    Eric Wright; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. ASSESSING CONSUMER-OPERATED SERVICES
    Carol Mowbray; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The R24 will enable us to develop relationships with consumer groups and consumer researchers around the country, colleagues in psychiatry and other related areas at UM, and other national sites undertaking MH services research. ..
  45. Psychometrics of a MH Cultural Competency Scale
    Carole Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  46. The Role of Chemokines in Metastatic Prostate Cancer
    Russell Taichman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. CENTER ON POVERTY, RISK AND MENTAL HEALTH
    Carol Mowbray; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Continued support will institutionalize 1 ZMH1 3 1 R24 MH51363-06 May, 2000 DANZIGER, SHELDON H our capacity to provide national leadership and help reduce the public health burden of mental disorder. ..
  48. SOCIAL AND PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTS AND HEALTH DISPARITIES
    Amy Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  49. Structure, Use & Expenditures for Autism Services
    Joseph Morrissey; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. Identifying Newborns with Fragile X: Planning Grant
    Donald Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Overcoming Genetic Literacy Barriers Among Underserved Minorities
    Catharine Wang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The ultimate goal of this research is to reduce health disparities and improve health outcomes among underserved minorities through the use of more appropriate tools and delivery approaches. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. A Web-Based Smoking Intervention for Cancer Survivors
    Karen Emmons; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Additionally, this study will make significant steps toward dissemination of tested smoking cessation interventions among cancer survivors. ..
  53. Integrating Sex & Drug Related HIV Risk & Transmission
    Robert Heimer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Primary Care and Communities Tackling Obesity in Kids
    Alice Ammerman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. COMMUNITY PREVENTION INTERVENTIONS FOR URBAN DEMOLITION
    Mark Farfel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  56. GENETIC TESTING AND THE ECONOMICS OF LIFE INSURANCE
    David Asch; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  57. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SURVEILLANCE OF LOW INCOME, MINORITY
    Letitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  58. EVALUATION OF A STATEWIDE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT INJURY SU
    Letitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Findings will be widely disseminated to data providers and users. ..
  59. Core Occupational Health Surveillance in Massachusetts
    Letitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..MDPH will work with NIOSH State Occupational Surveillance Consortium in developing a final report and set of consensus recommendations regarding core occupational health surveillance activities in the states. ..
  60. Value of Health Information Exchange in Ambulatory Care
    JOSEPH OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Blood Donation and HIV Prevention in China
    Vincanne Adams; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Data collection will occur in Shanghai; overall project oversight and data analysis will occur in San Francisco, CA. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  62. Faith-Based Breast Cancer Screening Intervention
    LANA SUE KA OPUA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  63. Web-Based Wellness Policy Toolkit for Obesity Prevention in Middle Schools
    Alice Ammerman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  64. Active Living and Healthy Diet at the Workplace
    STEPHENIE LEMON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Intervention implementation and evaluation will occur during Phase II. A dissemination plan will then be implemented in collaboration with NHLBI and other funded projects. ..
  65. MULTIRISK FACTOR INTERVENTION FOR COLON POLYP PATIENTS
    Karen Emmons; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The intervention is suited to the managed care environment, thus increasing its potential generalize ability and disseminability. A process tracking system will enable a detailed cost-effectiveness evaluation. ..
  66. Environmental Approaches for Obesity Management at Dow
    Ron Goetzel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study will also produce extensive information about how employers can successfully implement environmental treatments at worksites. ..
  67. Is the Built Environment Associated with Youth Physical Activity and Weight?
    Sandy Slater; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results of the pilot will then informa larger R01 application. The results from a large-scale empirical study could then inform community-based interventions to reduce adolescent obesity. ..
  68. Enhanced Surveillance of Occup. Injuries to Youth <18
    Letitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..MDPH will also obtain input from states in the northeast and produce a "how-to" guide for surveillance of work-related injuries to youth that may be used by other states across the country. ..
  69. Diet and Risk of Ovarian Cancer
    Ellen Chang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of the proposed analyses will provide further understanding of the etiology of ovarian cancer. ..
  70. SMOKING CESSATION AMONG CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS
    Karen Emmons; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The proposed project will begin an effort to build on this success related to clinical therapeutic outcomes, and transfer it to cancer prevention outcomes. ..
  71. Evaluation of laboratory information systems in resource-poor settings
    Joaquin Blaya; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It will evaluate these systems to formally prove their benefits for locations with and without internet. This will provide guidelines for other programs worldwide to implement these technologies. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  72. Worksite Health Promotion: Private-Public Partnerships
    Ron Goetzel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A return-on-investment [ROI]) for this publicly supported health promotion intervention will also be determined. ..