- Public Health in the Appropriate Continuation of Tested Interventions (PH-ACTION) National Survey
- AIM Local Health National Survey Summary Infographic
- Local Health Directors’ & Practitioners’ Views of Use of Evidence-based Chronic Disease Control
- A-EBPs: An Overview
- Workforce Development
- Financial Practices
- Enhancing Leadership
- Organizational Culture
- Relationships and Partnerships
Covid and Child PA White Paper
This white paper shows results of a study that looked at changes in childhood activity behaviors after the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Heartland Moves Community Interviews
We spoke to 62 adults living in rural southeast Missouri about their resources for physical activity, their motivation, and the ways they like to exercise. These phone calls were recorded transcribed and qualitatively analyzed. Here is what we found.
Preliminary results from the Public Health in the Appropriate Continuation of Tested Interventions (PH-ACTION) National Survey
More needs to be understood about how state health departments make program decisions and what factors play into that decision-making. The purpose of this survey is to assess to what degree effective and ineffective public health programs are being continued or discontinued at the state level and how these decisions are affected by different factors.
Putting Evidence to Work For Health: How Health Departments Can Encourage Evidence-Based Decision Making
Our project started in 2012 to learn concrete ways in which state health departments and researchers can support staff and partners in practicing EBDM. This report is a summary of how we worked with 12 state health departments over the last four years, what we learned, and what we recommend for action steps.
AIM Local Health: National Survey Summary Infographic
From Aug.-Sept. 2017, researchers from the PRC-StL administered a survey of public health practitioners leading chronic disease control from local health departments (LHDs) across the United States to obtain a national picture of local-level views on and use of evidence-based programs for chronic disease control, and skills and supports for evidence-based practices. This infographic summarizes the findings.
Local Health Directors’ & Practitioners’ Views of Use of Evidence-based Chronic Disease Control
In Jan.-Apr. 2017, researchers from the PRC-StL conducted phone interviews with local health directors and practitioners from local health departments (LHDs) in Missouri to understand factors supporting or hindering use of evidence-based chronic disease control. This infographic summarizes the findings.
Healthy Hillman Infographic
Researchers at the Prevention Research Center in St. Louis conducted a “natural experiment,” to explore the impact of building design before and after the occupation of a new academic building through the Building Expansion Evaluation Project. This infographic summarizes the results from this study.
You Bike. You Walk. You Count.
From 2012-2014, volunteers counted people walking and riding bicycles at intersections in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County. This was prepared for Great Rivers Greenway.
Promoting Walking & Cycling to School
Researchers studied nine elementary school walking and cycling programs, also known as active transport (ATS) initiatives. Two different aspects of policy influence were found: policy actions and policy influences.
A-EBPs: An Overview
This brief provides an overview of Administrative Evidence-Based Practices (A-EBPs) and the need for including them in public health.
This brief provides information on workplace development including administrative practices, core competencies, tools, and resources.
This brief provides information on financial practices including allocating resources, obtaining funding, and outcomes-based contracting.
This brief provides information on enhancing leadership, including values and expectations to promote participatory decision making.
This brief provides information on organizational culture, including tips on innovation, accessing information, and collaboration.
Relationships and Partnerships
This brief is about relationships and partnerships, including building inter-organizational partnerships and establishing clear visions.