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Presentations

DuBois, David (2017, September 20). Investigating Adverse Effects in Health Promotion and Prevention Programs [PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago.

The potential for health promotion and prevention programs to have adverse effects on participants is well-documented. Procedures for investigating the presence, nature, severity, and implications of such effects, however, are insufficiently developed and varied in their application across studies.

In this session, Dr. David DuBois included a brief overview of different approaches to investigating adverse effects as well as... more

DuBois, David. (2017, July 17). Confronting "Wicked Problems" in the Research Process [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Wicked problems are generally understood to be social or cultural problems that are difficult or even seemingly impossible to solve because of various obstacles and constraints.

This concept can also be applied to the types of conceptual and pragmatic challenges that are routinely encountered in the research process. In community-engaged research in particular, wicked problems often may arise due to competing perspectives, needs, and values among the multiple stakeholder groups involved... more

DuBois, David. (2017, March 18) Systematic Literature Reviews [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

David L. DuBois, PhD, is a professor in the Division of Community Health Sciences and the associate dean of research in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago. 

View Dr. DuBois's presentation (PDF).

Diviak, Kathleen and O'Keefe, John. (2017, March 14). Data Management: An Overwiev of Principles and Best Practices [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Kathleen Diviak is the director of the  Data Management Core of the Institute for Health Research and Policy of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. John O'Keefe is a data management analyst at the Center for Health Behavior Research. 

View the presentation slides (PDF). 

DuBois, David. (2017, Jan. 18) Strategies for High-Impact Publishing [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

This new series for the IHRP community featured informal presentations and discussion regarding the full range topics that are important for professional development, especially as relates to research (e.g., professional time management, proposal writing, IRB considerations, developing data management and sharing plans, research project development, publishing, etc.). Along with providing valuable opportunities for professional development, the session offered a forum for sharing and networking among members... more

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