Using data visualization in creating an SDH community profile for the use of policy makers and the public
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Communication and informatics
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Describe the advantages of translating numerical health data into easy-to-understand visual data for policy makers and public health professionals alike. Discuss the impact of using small area-specific data in an SDH profile. Identify ways in which an SDH profile could be used in policy development.
Keyword(s): Health Disparities, Public Health Legislation
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As a physician and public health practitioner, I have been the principal investigator of multiple studies relating to the social determinants of health (SDH)--particularly how policymakers, public health professionals, and the public view SDH. Through professional presentations, publications, and training seminars, I have taught stakeholders how to access health data, frame the SDH message effectively, and communicate appropriate messages to decision-makers.
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.