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Public Health: Behavioral & Social Sciences Research and Program Evaluation

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Here are two new online resources for public health:

1.    e-Source:  Behavioral & Social Sciences Research

Developed by the  Office of Behavioral & Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the NIH, “inside you will find 20 interactive chapters with authoritative answers to methodological questions on behavioral and social science research. With contributions from a team of international experts, this anthology provides the latest information on addressing emerging challenges in public health.”  Among other topics, chapters cover theory development and social and behavioral theories.

2.   A Guide to Evaluation in Health Research

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) offers this online module designed to to build knowledge and skill in the area of evaluation of health and health research initiatives.

Please let us know what you think about these resources.

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