4287.0 Evaluating Community Health Planning, Policy and Advocacy Efforts and Outcomes

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 2:30 PM
Session Objectives: Identify strategies for addressing evaluation challenges of multi-component, community-based policy initiatives Describe advantages and limitations of using local level initiatives to influence state level policy Discuss the perspective of a community regarding environmental and social influences on health behaviors and the impact of urban infrastructure and socio-economic disadvantage on health inequalities

2:30 PM
Evaluation of an urban multi-component obesity prevention policy initiative: Lessons learned
Melissa Tibbits, PhD, Hongmei Wang, PhD, Magda G. Peck, ScD, Terry Huang, PhD, MPH and Mary Balluff, MS RD, LMNT
2:48 PM
Minnesota Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP): Engaging healthcare providers in supporting healthy communities
Sarah Samuels, DrPH, Maria Boyle, MS, RD, Mariah Lafleur, MPH, Rajni Banthia, PhD, Jeanne Nelson, MSN, PHN, Paul Targonski, MD, PhD and Barbara Yawn, MD, MSc
3:24 PM
Local policy action to improve community food and physical activity environments: Results from a survey of California communities
Lisa Craypo, MPH, RD, Liz Schwarte, MPH, Sarah Samuels, DrPH, Cyndi Guerra-Walter, BA, Joanne Gooley, MA, RD and Peggy Agron, MA, RD
3:42 PM
Influences of built environment and social conditions on physical activity and diet in a deprived community in Norfolk, England
Julie Houghton, BA (Hons), MA, Sean Ward, BSc, MRes, Jamie Murdoch, BSc (Hons), BA (Hons), PhD, Richard Holland, PhD, MB BS, FFPH, DA, DPH and Boika Rechel, MD, MSc, MPH, MFPH, PhD

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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