Wednesday, June 25, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, 240 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611 map it
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students
Collaboration with Chicago Department of Public Health: Applied Research, Program Evaluation, and Epidemiology to Inform Evidence-Based Policy
Commissioner Choucair of the Chicago Department of Public Health will provide a brief overview of Healthy Chicago, the public health agenda for the city. Additional speakers from the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) will also share current CDPH applied research and program evaluation priority areas, guidance on accessing CDPH and other relevant data resources, and best practices for ensuring that research can inform public health policy-making. There will be opportunity for Q&A with CDPH staff. This session is open to academic institutions across Chicago, community-based organizations and analytics partners. The summit is hosted by Chicago Department of Public Health and Northwestern’s Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC).