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Surveillance and Evaluation Webinar Series

The Surveillance and Evaluation webinar series provides information on evaluation best and promising practices and describes the role of evaluation in tobacco control work. The series was originally designed for state surveillance and evaluation staff, but the material covers a variety of interesting and emerging topics in surveillance and evaluation that are valuable to other public health professionals. Each presentation consists of a lecture followed by a question and answer session.

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2017 Webinar Archive

Data Visualization Tools and Resources

Coffee Break - 30 minutes

July 11, 2017

Presenter:

Yessica Gomez, MPH, Evaluator, Office on Smoking and Health, CDC

Materials:

Webinar recording

Slides (PDF)


Intentional Data Visualization

Webinar - 60 minutes

June 15, 2017

Presenter:

Jennifer Lyons, MSW, Independent Consultant, Lyons Visualization, LLC, Associate, Evergreen Data

Materials:

Webinar recording


Don’t Behave Like You Live in a Cave: Considerations for Data Translation in an Evolving Landscape

Coffee Break - 30 minutes

May 23, 2017

Presenter:

Brian King, PhD, MPH, Deputy Director for Research Translation, Office on Smoking and Health, CDC

Materials:

Webinar recording

Slides (PDF)


Evaluating NYC’s Sensible Tobacco Enforcement and Tobacco 21 Laws

Coffee Break - 30 minutes / Level: Intermediate

May 9, 2017

Presenter:

Shannon M. Farley, DrPH, MPH, Director of Research and Evaluation, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Materials:

Webinar recording

Slides (PDF)


Evaluating the health impacts of smoke-free policies in multiunit housing in Colorado

Webinar - 60 minutes / Level: Intermediate/Advanced

April 27, 2017

Presenters:

Jill Bednarek MSW, State and Community Policy Supervisor, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Carsten Baumann, MA, External Evaluations Manager, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Materials:

Webinar recording

Slides (PDF)

Related resource: Health, Secondhand Smoke Exposure, and Smoking Behavior Impacts of No-Smoking Policies in Public Housing, Colorado, 2014–2015 - Preventing Chronic Disease, 2016.


Creating Impactful and Captivating Stories

Coffee Break - 30 minutes

February 23, 2017

Presenters:

René Lavinghouze, MA, Evaluation Team Lead, Office on Smoking and Health, CDC

Materials:

Webinar recording

Slides (PDF)


Addressing Health Inequities through Community Engagement and Evaluation

Webinar - 90 minutes

February 7, 2017

Presenters:

Christine Godwin, MPH, Tobacco Control Grants Supervisor, Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives, Minnesota Department of Health

John Kingsbury, PhD, Tobacco Policy Evaluator, Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives, Minnesota Department of Health

Ann P. Zukoski, DrPH, MPH, Evaluation Supervisor, Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives, Minnesota Department of Health

Materials:

Webinar recording

Slides (PDF)

Related resources:

Using Data to Identify Health Inequities: A Guide for Local Health Departments in Minnesota, Version 1.0 (PDF)

Community Voices: Reducing Tobacco-Related Health Inequities report - Minnesota Department of Health (PDF)

Clearing the Air: Smoke-Free Housing Policies, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Affordable Housing Residents in Minnesota, 2014–2015 - Preventing Chronic Disease, July 2016 (PDF)

 


Methods for Conducting Economic Analysis for Tobacco Prevention and Control

Webinar - 90 minutes

January 26, 2017

Presenter:

Ketra Rice, PhD, MS, Office on Smoking and Health, CDC

Materials:

Webinar recording

Slides (PDF)

Related resources:

Summary of Economic Evaluation Methods & Resource List (PDF)

Example program cost worksheet (Excel)

 


2016 Webinar Archive

Topics included:

Tracking Comprehensive Cessation Coverage for Insured Populations

Social Media and Tobacco 21

Smoking Cessation Among Populations with Lower Socioeconomic Status

Conducting Policy Evaluations: Tobacco Control Examples from Oregon & Massachusetts

National Quitline Data Warehouse (NQDW): Changes to Data Collection in 2016

Success Stories: Combining Storytelling and Data to Show Your Program’s Impact

New Developments in LGBTQ Data Measures

Improving the Evaluation Process Using Systems Thinking

Return on Investment, Costs & Cost-Effectiveness: Terms and Applications

Promoting Quitting Among Adults and Young People - 2015 Updates to Outcome Indicators

Evaluating Earned, Social, and Digital Media Campaigns

Developing the Evaluation Plan for State-Based Tobacco Control Programs

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2015 Webinar Archive

Topics included:

Resources to Evaluate Quitlines

Increasing School Participation in the Youth Tobacco Survey

The enhanced State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System

The Interactive Systems Framework

Overview of the New OSH "Tobacco Use Data Portal"

The Use and Development of Success Stories: Examples from Tribal Communities

TIPS Campaign Impact on Quitlines

The Gritty World of Granular Disparity Data

Methods for Evaluating Your Partnership or Coalition

Get to Know the Evaluators' Network - Where Collaboration and Information Thrive

Policy Evaluation

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2014 Webinar Archive

Topics included:

Social Media Monitoring & Evaluation

Collaborating with Cross-Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Programs

Building Capacity Through Public Health Infrastructure

Linking Indicators, Performance Measures and Work Plan

Developing an Evaluation Plan

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2013 Webinar Archive

Topics included:

Social Media Evaluation

Data Visualization

Group Concept Mapping for Program Planning, Action Management, and Evaluation

Smoke-free Multi-Unit Housing Evaluation

How to Choose a Journal, Negotiate Author Issues, and Get Your Paper Ready to Submit

Adult Smoking, Focusing on People with Mental Illness

First Steps toward Basic Scientific Writing

Transforming the Retail Landscape for Tobacco Products

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2012 Webinar Archive

Topics included:

New State Appropriation, Grants, and Expenditure Data in the STATE System

Findings from the 2012 Surgeon General’s Report: Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults

The Component Model of Infrastructure (CMI): Why does it matter?

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2011 Webinar Archive

Topics included:

Using GIS in Tobacco Control

Monitoring Retail Tobacco Marketing and its Impact on Youth

Making Your Survey Work for You

Economic Evaluation

The Economics of Tobacco Taxation

How to Write an Evaluation Plan

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2010 Webinar Archive

Topics included:

Evaluating the Impact of Clean Indoor Air Laws on Heart Attack Hospitalization Rates

The State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System

Tobacco Industry Monitoring: Expert Recommendations

Evaluating Media Campaigns

Evaluating and Improving Organizational Collaboration

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2004-2009 Webinar Archive

Topics included:

Quitline Evaluation

Process Evaluation: Building the Evidence Base

Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Evaluation in Tobacco Control

A Sustainability Model for State Tobacco Control

Cultural Competence And Health Evaluation

What Every Evaluator Should Know About Training

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