Illinois Prevention Research Center: Partnering to Promote Health in Urban Communities


Evidence-Based Chronic Disease Prevention:
A Seminar for Public Health Practitioners

This course, created by IPRC Researcher William Baldyga, DrPH, is designed to increase knowledge of evidence-based principles and systematic approaches in contemporary public health practice and chronic disease prevention. The course is comprised of eight integrated modules which can be downloaded directly to your hard drive and viewed in PowerPoint.

Module 1 - Introduction
Module 2 - Strategic Planning/Issue Development
Module 3 - Quantifying the Issue
Module 4 - Determining What is Known Through the Literature
Module 5 - Developing Program and Policy Options
Module 6 - Developing Program or Policy Plans
Module 7 - Logic Model Development
Module 8 - Evaluating the Program/Policy

For more information about the course, please contact Dr. Baldyga at


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