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Session: Evidence Based Policy and Practice
4215.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Evidence Based Policy and Practice
This session will focus on evidence based policy and practice. Specific presentation will cover the following topics: estimating the effect of asthma case management, controlling imported measles in the US, and assessing progress towards meeting the Health People 2010 measureable goals. One presentation will discuss how to transform epidemiologic data into community action to affect health.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Evaluate methods used in evaluation of public health programs 2. Understand the definitions of quarantine and isolation and be able to discuss the evidence-based application of each 3. Describe an effective model for translating data into community action to affect maternal and infant health 4. Recognize the benefits of integrating subjective and objective data in assessing progress towards Health People 2010 goals
Moderator(s):Elquemedo Oscar Alleyne, MPH
2:30 PMImported Measles in Urban America  [ Recorded presentation ]
Catherine Cuomo-Cecere, Director, Marsha McGowan, MPH, MA, HO, Zofia Leszczyniecka, MS, REHS, John Bateman, Nancy Borsuk, RN, MPH, James Oleske, MD, Andrew Plummer, MD, Christina Tan, MD, T. Wey, MD, Bruce Wolf, Katerine Wytovich, Polly Thomas, MD, Erica J. Sison, MPH
2:50 PMNot lost in translation: Transforming Epidemiological data into community action
Margaret Chao, PhD, MPH, G.M. Donatoni, PhD, MT(ASCP), G. Macias, MPH, MS, C. Bemis, MPH, A. Hopson, MSN, MPH, RN, Deborah Davenport, RN, MS, Cynthia Harding, MPH
3:10 PMAssessing Progress towards Healthy People 2010 Measurable Goals in a Large Metropolitan City
Witold Migala, PhD, MPH, Michael J. Kazda, MA, Dorian Villegas, PhD, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Epidemiology
Endorsed by:Injury Control and Emergency Health Services
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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