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To conduct research to develop, evaluate, and disseminate health promotion and disease prevention programs in diverse settings and populations.

Upcoming Workshops

Health Promotion Planning: An Intervention Mapping Approach 

This course is offered once in May 2020. Details concerning dates and times below.

About the course: 

Intervention Mapping (IM) offers a step-by-step framework for developing theory-informed and evidence-based health promotion programs and interventions rooted in the behavioral and social sciences. Students will participate in creating an initial program plan for a topic of their interest by following a planning process that ranges from conducting an initial needs assessment, to developing the program, to crafting an evaluation plan.  The course format includes lectures, group discussions, and presentations of student projects. All students receive a copy of Bartholomew Eldrigde, L. K., Markham, C. M., Ruiter, R. A. C., Fernàndez, M. E., Kok, G., & Parcel, G. S. (2016). Planning health promotion programs: An Intervention Mapping approach (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. 

Dates and time: May 11-15, 2020, from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. daily
Location: Online
Taught by:

Maria E. Fernandez, PhD, Professor and Director for the Center of Health Promotion & Prevention Research;
Andrew Springer, PhD, Associate professor at UTHealth School of Public Health Austin Campus;
Christine Markham, PhD, Professor and Interim Department Chair for Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

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