5147.0 Translating Research Into Policy and Decision Making

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Research is the cornerstone of effective public health outreach, but too often the numbers do not translate into policy and action. This session will explore how local health departments can effectively partner with social justice organizations to move policy.
Session Objectives: Describe how health impact analysis can be used to advocate for healthier policies. Compare process outcomes of three specific case studies that have applied CBPR to inform a policy agenda related to capacity building, and trust between community and research partners. Identify specific challenges and opportunities related to building community capacity to effectively address the social determinants of health.
Rena G. Boss-Victoria, DrPH,APN,MSN,RN-

Social justice in rural underserved areas: Community readiness for smoke-free policy development
Ellen Hahn, DNS, RN, Mary Kay Rayens, PhD and Nancy L. York, PhD, RN, CNE

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)