274858 Select Findings from the NPHII Evaluation

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Nikki Lawhorn Rider, ScD, MPP , Division of Evaluation and Research, National Network of Public Health Institutes, New Orleans, LA
The National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII), aims to strengthen state, tribal, local and territorial health departments' performance management capacity and improve their ability to meet national public health standards. In the second year of the initiative, grantees continue to develop and enhance systems and adopt evidence-based practices that drive improved service delivery. This presentation will provide key highlights of the evaluation findings and implications for program.

Learning Objectives:
1) Describe the NPHII evaluation objectives 2) Explain key findings from the evaluation and the implications for the NPHII.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As Associate Director for Research and Evaluation, I serve as lead evaluator at NNPHI by developing and implementing applied research and evaluation designs to support evidenced-based decision-making for NNPHI program staff and relevant stakeholders and policymakers. In that role, I collaborate with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, national partners, and Grantees to design and implement evaluation strategies to examine the achievements and impact of the National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII).
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.