142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Learning from a Successful Gerontology Researcher

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014

Susan Hughes, PhD , Center for Research on Health and Aging, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL
Dr. Hughes will discuss how she has achieved success in her academic career. She is also going to share strategies for developing evidence-based interventions as well as how to translate successful programs into practice.

Learning Areas:

Administration, management, leadership
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Identify steps involved in designing and testing evidence-based interventions. Describe at least three strategies that contributes to their successful translation to practice..

Keyword(s): Aging, Health Care Access

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have more than 20 years’ experience in public health and aging research and practice. I have received three consecutive Edward R. Roy bal Center awards from NIH to develop, test and translate evidence based health promotion programs for older adults. I have designed and tested the Fit and Strong! Program for older adults with osteoarthritis, the leading cause of disability among older adults in the U.S.
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.