Effects of policy change on smoking status for Boston public housing residents
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Public health or related education
Public health or related public policy
Social and behavioral sciences
Identify the role policy change has on the impact of public health outcomes. Describe how multi-method data collection was used to further understand the individual and community level impacts policy change can have on a low SEP community. Discuss the outcomes of the project’s smoking restriction policy survey.
Keyword(s): Policy/Policy Development, Public Housing
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the Project Director for NIH/NCI funded low income smoking cessation research grant for ~4 years, as well as contributed to the completion of multiple grants focusing on smoking cessation in public housing. Prior to my position of Project Director for the Tobacco Treatment Advocates in Public Housing research project, I was Project Manager for the BUSPH Prevention Research Center, where I trained and supervised CHWs for both health promotion and research interventions.
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.