Health Evaluation

Susan Sloan on CDC’s Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health

Hi, my name is Susan Sloan. I’m a program evaluator with about 20 years of experience—first as an evaluation team leader for Duerr Evaluation Resources in California and now as in internal program evaluator for Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) in the Pacific Northwest. As a small local health department, we are always looking for …

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Jim Burdine on Presenting Community Assessment Data to its Community – What to Present

I’m Jim Burdine, Assistant Dean for Public Health Practice and Co-PI/Director of a Prevention Research Center at the School of Rural Public Health, Texas A&M. Over the last 30 years I’ve used community health status assessment as both a community organizing tool and intervention planning tool. In more than 200 different communities (including multiple iterations …

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Susan Kistler on the AEA/CDC Summer Evaluation Institute Materials

My name is Susan Kistler. I am AEA’s Executive Director and I contribute each Saturday’s aea365 post. If you didn’t have the opportunity to join your colleagues at the AEA/CDC Summer Evaluation Institute this past month, you missed some great sessions  – the agenda may be found online. Hot Tip: Over 80% of the presenters …

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Tom Chapel on Demand for Evaluation and Great Evaluation Resources

I’m Tom Chapel, the Chief Evaluation Officer (acting) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I’ve also served as co-chair of the AEA/CDC Summer Evaluation Institute since its inception.  The Institute turns 10 years old this June and, with that in mind, I wanted to share a lesson learned and a couple of great …

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