4388.0 Evaluating Community Health Planning, Policy and Advocacy Efforts

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This presentation will discuss strategies for evaluating the impact of policy, systems, and environmental interventions. This session will also identify characteristics of groups likely to support policies that support physical activity and public transportation.
Session Objectives: Describe one strategy for evaluating the impact of a community health policy

Estimating the reach of community interventions in the CDC's Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) and Community Transformation (CTG) programs
Dara O'Neil, PhD, Rebecca Bunnell, ScD, MEd, Robin E. Soler, PhD, Rebecca Payne, MPH, Beth Reimels, JD, Lazarous Mbulo, PhD, Pamela Amparo, MPH and Alicia Swann, MPA
Evidence-based heart disease and stroke prevention policy: Development of a tool to assess evidence quality
Colleen Barbero, MPPA, Michael Schooley, MPH, Siobhan Gilchrist, JD, MPH, Douglas A. Luke, PhD and Amy A. Eyler, PhD
Is there public support for policies promoting physical activity in the United States?
Amy A. Eyler, PhD, Ross C. Brownson, PhD and Thomas L. Schmid, PhD
Applying the concept of “Population Dose” in planning and evaluating community health initiatives
Allen Cheadle, PhD, Suzanne M. Rauzon, MPH, RD and Pamela Schwartz, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Health Administration, Men's Health Caucus, Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)