Infographics and Briefs

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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open-streets-you-countFrom 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.

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promoting-walking-cycling-to-schoolResearchers 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.

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a-ebp-info-briefThis brief provides an overview of Administrative Evidence-Based Practices (A-EBPs) and the need for including them in public health.

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workforce-developmentThis brief provides information on workplace development including administrative practices, core competencies, tools, and resources.

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financial-practicesThis brief provides information on financial practices including allocating resources, obtaining funding, and outcomes-based contracting.

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enhancing-leadershipThis brief provides information on enhancing leadership, including values and expectations to promote participatory decision making.

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org-cultureThis brief provides information on organizational culture, including tips on innovation, accessing information, and collaboration.

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relationships-and-partnersThis brief is about relationships and partnerships, including building inter-organizational partnerships and establishing clear visions.

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