Infographics and Briefs

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.

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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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