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Evaluation Institute for Public Health

The Evaluation Institute for Public Health

The Evaluation Institute for Public Health seeks to advance evaluation science, scholarship, and practice through research, training, and consultation. By making evaluation science a core component of public health infrastructure we strive to improve the performance of public health and related human service organizations.

The Evaluation Institute serves three distinct constituencies:
  • public sector organizations at the county, state or federal level;
  • organizations that manage health care services such as hospitals, primary care centers or long-term care centers; and
  • community-based nonprofit organizations.

PRIMARY ACTIVITIES OF THE EVALUATION INSTITUTE

Maximize Conduct Educational Programs

Maximize Advance Evaluation Science

Maximize Apply Evaluation and Community Health Needs Assessment Methods

Maximize Develop and Test Methods for “Hard-to-Evaluate” Programs

Maximize Develop Evaluation Capacity and Infrastructure

Maximize Develop and Apply Advanced Technologies

Maximize METHODOLOGICAL EXPERTISE

Maximize QUALITY AND ETHICAL STANDARDS

Contact Us

For information about the certificate program:
Thistle Elias, DrPH
elias@pitt.edu
412-624-5531

For general questions or to contact one of our other faculty:
Jennifer King
jenking@pitt.edu
412-383-8630

Practicum opportunities

View practicum opportunities with a wide range of organizations and programs. Specific contact information and details are included in current and past opportunities posted here. Contact Thistle Elias (elias@pitt.edu) with questions about practicum expectations.

Current and Recently Completed Projects

Pennsylvania Statewide Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (PA BRFSS) (CDC)

Allegheny County Health Survey (ACHS)

The Positive Health Clinic Evaluation

Closing the Referral Loop (AMA)

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