Reducing Burden of Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Conditions


The Illinois Department of Public Health is currently developing a state action plan for addressing the burden of arthritis in Illinois. The Prevention Research Center is assisting the project by conducting an evaluation of the major components of the planning process. Specifically, the following will be done by the Prevention Research Center: 1. Choose an evaluation model to apply to program 2. Assist in developing measurable indicators of program success 3. Develop a Program Evaluation Plan including the timeline, model and indicators 4. Develop a report citing evaluation methods, findings and program implications 5. Provide evaluation support to program components and special projects.

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Illinois Department of Public Health  (Grant No. 13200042 and 23200011)

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This study was completed in 2002. The principal investigator was Karen E. Peters, DrPH.