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Journal Articles

Published in “American Journal of Public Health” on April, 2005
  • The National Public Health Leadership Institute aims to develop collaborative leaders and to strengthen networks of leaders who share knowledge and jointly address public health problems.
  • Evaluation results show that completing the institute training increases collaborative leadership and builds knowledge-sharing and problem-solving networks.
  • These practices and networks strengthen inter-organizational relationships, coalitions, services, programs, and policies. Intensive team-and project-based learning are key to the program’s impact.

Tags: evaluation

Linking learning methods to outcomes in public health leadership development
Published in “Leadership in Health Services” in 2007

  • The purpose of this research was to present evaluation findings from the CDC’s National Public Health Leadership Institute (PHLI), regarding how the curriculum’s learning methods work singly and together to produce outcomes for learners and their organizations
  • PHLI’s learning methods are interrelated and lead to such outcomes as changed leadership understanding, knowledge and skill development, increased confidence, increased self-awareness, leadership practice changes, and organizational results.

Tags: outcome, evaluation

Does Leadership Training Make a Difference? The CDC/UC Public Health Leadership Institute: 1991–1999
Published in J Public Health Management Practice, 2003

  • Public health leadership development programs have proliferated since the release of the Institute of Medicine’s call for strengthened public health leadership.
  • This article presents results of an eight year retrospective evaluation of the Centers for Disease Control/University of California Public Health Leadership Institute, the nation’s first year-long leadership development program serving senior public health leaders.
  • Results show that this program has had a positive impact on participants’ leadership effectiveness at the personal, organizational, and community levels as well as on the field of public health.

Tags: evaluation

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