Adapting Evidence-Based Interventions for New Populations and Settings

 Presenter: Rachel C. Shelton, ScD, MPH Assistant Professor, Sociomedical Sciences   Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Date: July 7th, 2015 Description: Dissemination and implementation sciences are defined as the systematic study of how a specific set of activities and designated strategies are used to successfully adopt and integrate an evidence-based public health intervention (EBI)…

Ahmedabad Heat Action Plan: Improving City Resilience Against Extreme Heatwave

Presenter: Parthasarathi (Partho) Ganguly, MBBS, MD, MPhil Additional Professor Indian institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar Date: April 19, 2016 Description: This Webinar outlines the Ahmadebad Heat Action Plan developed to combat heat-related illness and mortality in the face of increasing temperatures and frequent heat waves in India.  Based on an analysis of local temperature data and…

Building Logic Models

Learners will build logic models based on a few scenarios – ranging from simple to complex.

Energy Insecurity: Understanding its Dimensions and Implications for Public Health

 Presenter: Diana Hernandez, PhD, Assistant Professor, Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, JPB Environmental Health Fellow, Harvard School of Public Health Date: June 2nd, 2015 Description: Housing, food, and household energy are basic needs; however, energy is often neglected in the scheme of insecurities. In this webinar, Dr. Diana Hernandez describes the three key components of…

Evaluating a Public Health Program

Final training in the Program Evaluation training series. Learn about the standards and steps of a public health program evaluation.
(Launched: September 2011, Reviewed: August 2015*)

Integration of Breast Density in Breast Cancer Screening and Risk Assessment

Presenter: Parisa Tehranifar, DrPH, MPH Assistant Professor Department of Epidemiology Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Date: March 7, 2017 Description:  Breast density is the comparison of fatty tissue to fibrous tissue on a mammogram. Among women with dense breasts, it may be more difficult to detect breast tumors with a mammogram alone. Additionally,…

Introduction to Logic Models

Second in the Program Evaluation training series. Learn about the components of a logic model and how to create your own. (Launched: August 2011, Reviewed: August 2015*)

Non-cigarette Tobacco Products: Patterns of Use and Community-Level Prevention Strategies

Presenter: Daniel P. Giovenco, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor Department of Sociomedical Sciences Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Date: February 7, 2017 Description: Although cigarettes are still used by 15% of Americans and contribute significantly to premature morbidity and mortality in the United States, new non-cigarette tobacco products are becoming increasingly popular among youth…

Program Development & Evaluation

The basics of the program development process, including problem identification, planning, implementation and evaluation. First in the Program Evaluation training series.
(Launched: April 2011, Reviewed: August 2015)

Structural Stigma and the Health of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations

Mark L. Hatzenbueler, PhD
Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Social Inequalities and Health at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health