Global Health Initiative Workshop: Community Health Research, January 16, 2013

Date January 16, 2013  
Time 6:30 pm  6:15 (food)
Location Vancouver  MSAC – Hardwick Hall
VC NMP  NHSC 9-374
  IMP  MSB 107
  SMP  HSC 129 & KGH 237

MSAC – Medical Student Alumni Building (corner of 12th and Heather)

To attend, please RSVP:  RSVP link

This workshop provides students with an introduction to conducting community health research. The workshop is framed within a program evaluation approach for collecting and analysis intervention information. Due to the complex nature of community health research this workshop is meant to be a brief introduction to the basics with the intention students will learn where to find the tools on their own when needed.

Students will learn:

–          Why evaluations are important

–          Methods needed for collecting different types of data

–          How to fill out a logic model

–          Where to find additional resources

–          Presenting information to the different stakeholders

Speaker bio:  Robert Rivers

Robert is a PhD. student in the Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program (ISGP) at UBC and a research assistant for the Stigma, Resiliency among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC) located within the UBC School of Nursing. His dissertation focuses on health risk behaviours among street-involved youth but is also involved with exploring social determinants of health (e.g. gender, sexual orientation) among youth in BC and abroad. He is the founder and research director of SocioLogica Research which provides program evaluation services to small local and international community health programs.


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