Background Information: Through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and with funding from the Prevention and Public Health Fund, the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) has been funded to conduct an Assessment of Evidence-Based Practices to Improve Worksite Physical Activity in collaboration with CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. NNPHI is seeking a member to support the design and implementation of the project to assess and identify key practices that contribute to successful worksite physical activity programs along with practices that do not work. The selected PHI will collaborate with NNPHI staff and CDC to develop and implement a work plan that includes the following activities: systematic literature review; qualitative in-depth interviews with key informants and experts; review of cost-benefit analyses of worksite physical activity interventions; and development of a report that summarizes key findings and recommendations.
Project Timeline: The selected member will be notified by October 31st. The contract period is November 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015.
Learn More: Access the full Request for Qualifications, talking points from the informational call, and updated FAQs (updated 10/20/14). Please direct questions and qualifications to Brittany Bickford ().
Background Information: NNPHI is seeking a member institute or partnership of institutes to support the Public Health Services and Systems Research (PHSSR) Translational Toolbox Initiative to translate empirical research findings to inform and guide decision-making and action by public health policy and practice stakeholders. The scope of work includes scanning the portfolio of ongoing and recently completed PHSSR studies to identify research findings and products that are “ready for translation”; creating a framework for translation products and associated dissemination strategies; working with research investigators and prospective research users to produce and disseminate accessible and usable tools; and collaborating with the National Coordinating Center for PHSSR to make tools available on their website.
Project Timeline: The selected member will be notified by October 31st. The contract period is November 1, 2014 – August 31, 2015.