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What is Evidence-based public health?

"The practice of evidence-based public health (EBPH) is an integration of science-based interventions with community preferences for improving population health."

Kohatsu, N. D., Robinson, J. G., & Torner, J. C. (2004). Evidence-based public health: An evolving concept. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 27(5), 417-421. doi:S0749-3797(04)00196-5 [pii]

The Evidence-based Process

"The practice of evidence-based public health (EBPH) is an integration of science-based interventions with community preferences for improving population health."

Kohatsu, N. D., Robinson, J. G., & Torner, J. C. (2004). Evidence-based public health: An evolving concept. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 27(5), 417-421. doi:S0749-3797(04)00196-5 [pii]ut). BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 315(7102), 243-246.

  

Satterfield JM, Spring B, Brownson RC, Mullen EJ, Newhouse RP, Walker BB, et al. Toward a transdisciplinary model of evidence-based practice. Milbank Q 2009;87(2):368-90. CrossRefExternal Web Site Icon PubMed

EBPH Resources

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Resources for Community Assessments

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