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Grand Rounds: Evidence-Based Programs Virtual/Remote Delivery

Monthly "grand rounds" webinars discuss best practices and strategies for offering evidence-based health programs remotely. Community-based organizations from across the country share how they are delivering evidence-based programs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned.

 

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    This webinar is a part of our Grand Rounds series. Grantees share how they are delivering evidence-based programs (EBPs) in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned.

    This call will offer participants an opportunity to learn how grantees are offering evidence-based programs during the coronavirus pandemic. In grand rounds style, grantees will share how they are delivering EBPs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Join the call to learn about virtual delivery of EBPs, collaborate with others across the country, and ask questions to help your organization work towards offering and/or improving your EBP virtual delivery.

    Topics and Speakers: 

    Mapping Internet and Smartphone Access among Low-Income Older Adults – Tool

    -Lauren Popham, PhD, National Council on Aging, Research and Evaluation 

    Leveraging Holiday Themes to Deliver Virtual CDSME Programs

    -Dana Heyl, MPH, Atlanta Regional Commission, CDSME 2020 Grantee

    Lauren Popham

    Associate Director, Research and Evaluation

    National Council on Aging

    Lauren Popham is Associate Director, Research and Evaluation at the National Council on Aging. She has over 11 years of research experience in the aging field. At NCOA, she oversees research and evaluation projects in economic security and is responsible for measuring the organization’s social impact. Prior to joining NCOA, she worked at Greenwald & Associates where she led quantitative and qualitative studies on topics such as financial stress and retirement planning. Lauren received her PhD in Lifespan Developmental Psychology with a focus on older adults from North Carolina State University.

    Dana Heyl, MPH

    Evidence-Based Programs Coordinator

    Atlanta Regional Commission

    Dana Heyl joined the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) as the Evidence Based Program Coordinator in March 2021. She began her career in public health at ARC a decade ago working on a Lifelong Communities grant. Since then, Dana has worked at has worked with several non-profit and consulting agencies in Atlanta. Most recently, Dana was a Senior Program Manager with the American Cancer Society, leading transportation and lodging programs for cancer patients in Georgia. Dana has a BS in Journalism from the University of Florida and a Master of Public Health from Emory University. An avid tennis player, Dana also enjoys cycling, visiting the beach, and fostering kittens. 


    Laura Plunkett (Moderator)

    Program Specialist, Center for Healthy Aging

    National Council on Aging

    Laura B. Plunkett is a Program Specialist with the Center for Healthy Aging at the National Council on Aging. In this role, she works with chronic disease self-management education and fall prevention grantees across the country to provide information, support, and resources to strengthen, expand, and sustain the delivery of evidence-based programs. Prior to joining NCOA, Laura spent four years at an Area Agency on Aging in North Carolina, where she coordinated the implementation of evidence-based health promotion programs in 12 counties. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Bachelor of Social Work from North Carolina State University and a Master’s degree in Public Health from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her professional interests include the integration of community-based services and health care, the sustainability of evidence-based programs, and continuum of care efforts.

    Kathleen Zuke (Moderator)

    Associate Director

    National Council on Aging

    Kathleen Zuke was privileged to grow up with eight loving grandparents and developed a passion for supportive services for older adults as a caregiver for her grandfather. She has been a Senior Program Manager with the Center for Healthy Aging since 2015. In this role, she works collaboratively with community-based partners across the country to identify, implement, and sustain evidence-based programs that support older adults in staying well and aging in the community, including chronic disease self-management education, falls prevention, and behavioral health. She has a Master’s degree in Public Health from Hunter College and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 01/25/2022 at 12:00 PM (EST)

    This webinar is a part of our Grand Rounds series. Grantees share how they are delivering evidence-based programs (EBPs) in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned.

    This call will offer participants an opportunity to learn how grantees are offering evidence-based programs during the coronavirus pandemic. In grand rounds style, grantees will share how they are delivering EBPs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Join the call to learn about virtual delivery of EBPs, collaborate with others across the country, and ask questions to help your organization work towards offering and/or improving your EBP virtual delivery.

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    This webinar from is a part of our Grand Rounds series. Grantees share how they are delivering evidence-based programs (EBPs) in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Recorded: 10/26/2021

    This call will offer participants an opportunity to learn how grantees are offering evidence-based programs during the coronavirus pandemic. In grand rounds style, grantees will share how they are delivering EBPs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Join the call to learn about virtual delivery of EBPs, collaborate with others across the country, and ask questions to help your organization work towards offering and/or improving your EBP virtual delivery.

    Recorded: 10/26/2021

    Erika Saleski

    ES Advisors, LLC

    Erika Saleski is the Project Director for the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging sustainability systems grant. For more than 15 years, Erika has worked with federal and state government in various capacities to create and implement policy that improves the delivery of health care to vulnerable populations and better aligns care delivery with community-based services. Erika led policy development for the Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President (OMB), under two United States Presidents, including for over 75 Medicaid 1115 waivers, the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, the Affordable Care Act, and the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act.  Erika’s other accomplishments include providing project management services to redesign the Illinois Medicaid delivery system, negotiating state and federal approval of four new Medicaid initiatives including a Medicare-Medicaid alignment initiative for dual eligible beneficiaries, and leading a policy advocacy effort to professionalize the Community Health Worker role in Missouri.  Erika has Bachelor of Psychology from American University in Washington, DC and a Master of Public Policy from The University of Chicago in Chicago, IL.  

    Tane Lewis

    Mid-America Regional Council

    Tane Lewis, BA, Evidence-Based Program (EBP) Coordinator for Mid-America Regional Center (MARC), Local Project Coordinator for the Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging (MA4), Master Trainer and Leader of Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Programs, and Community Health Worker (CHW). Tane is also a member of the Missouri Senior Falls Prevention Coalition of Clay and Platte Counties. As the EBP Coordinator for MARC Tane is building a regional network of Community Based Organizations (CBOs), in partnership with MARC, that are committed to facilitating EBPs to empower our communities through health promotion, disease prevention education and support services. MARC is dedicated to investing in local CBOs to increase the capacity and sustainability of their health and wellness programs to better serve our communities.

    Shelly Clausen

    Sanford Health

    Wendy Schmidt

    Sanford Health

    Danae Koep

    Sanford Health

    Kathleen Zuke (Moderator)

    Associate Director

    National Council on Aging

    Kathleen Zuke was privileged to grow up with eight loving grandparents and developed a passion for supportive services for older adults as a caregiver for her grandfather. She has been a Senior Program Manager with the Center for Healthy Aging since 2015. In this role, she works collaboratively with community-based partners across the country to identify, implement, and sustain evidence-based programs that support older adults in staying well and aging in the community, including chronic disease self-management education, falls prevention, and behavioral health. She has a Master’s degree in Public Health from Hunter College and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

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    This recording is a part of our Grand Rounds series. Grantees share how they are delivering evidence-based programs (EBPs) in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Recorded: 04/21/2020

    This call will offer participants an opportunity to learn how grantees are offering evidence-based programs during the coronavirus pandemic. In grand rounds style, grantees will share how they are delivering EBPs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Join the call to learn about virtual delivery of EBPs, collaborate with others across the country, and ask questions to help your organization work towards offering and/or improving your EBP virtual delivery.

    Recorded: 04/21/2020

    Jennifer Tripken

    Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging

    National Council on Aging

    Dr. Jennifer L. Tripken is an Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging at the National Council on Aging. In this role, Jennifer supports the expansion and sustainability of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs in the community and online through collaboration with national, state, and community partners. Prior to joining NCOA, Jennifer worked for eight years as a university professor in Health Education and Promotion. Before that, Jennifer spent six years as a middle and high school Health Education teacher in New York. 

    Jennifer earned her Ed.D. in Health Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, her M.Ed. in Health Education at Boston University, and her B.S. in Athletic Training at Pennsylvania State University.

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    This recording is a part of our Grand Rounds series. Grantees share how they are delivering evidence-based programs (EBPs) in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Recorded: 04/28/2020

    This call will offer participants an opportunity to learn how grantees are offering evidence-based programs during the coronavirus pandemic. In grand rounds style, grantees will share how they are delivering EBPs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Join the call to learn about virtual delivery of EBPs, collaborate with others across the country, and ask questions to help your organization work towards offering and/or improving your EBP virtual delivery.

    Recorded: 04/28/2020

    Jennifer Tripken (Moderator)

    Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging

    National Council on Aging

    Dr. Jennifer L. Tripken is an Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging at the National Council on Aging. In this role, Jennifer supports the expansion and sustainability of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs in the community and online through collaboration with national, state, and community partners. Prior to joining NCOA, Jennifer worked for eight years as a university professor in Health Education and Promotion. Before that, Jennifer spent six years as a middle and high school Health Education teacher in New York. 

    Jennifer earned her Ed.D. in Health Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, her M.Ed. in Health Education at Boston University, and her B.S. in Athletic Training at Pennsylvania State University.

    Padraic Stanley

    Rush University Medical Center

    Padraic Stanley, MSW, LCSW is the program coordinator for health promotion programs for the Rush University Medical Center Department of Social Work and Community Health, where he coordinates multiple projects to bring evidence-based group interventions for chronic condition management and fall prevention to older adults throughout the city. At Rush, he is also the chair of the Immigrant Health Working Group. Padraic is an active member of the National Alumni Leadership Committee for the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship and the Illinois Alliance for Welcoming Health Care. He is also on the executive board of the International Association for Social Work with Groups and the associate board for Erie Neighborhood House.

    Carlee Wasik

    Michigan State University Extension

    Carlee Wasik is currently the grant manager for an ACL Fall Prevention Sustainable Systems grantee for Michigan State University Extension. Her background resides in population health, disease management, and working with managed care organizations. She has created referral workflows within several health care and community settings such as primary care providers, managed care organizations, ophthalmologists, senior centers, and fire departments.

    Bree Carlson

    Health Educator

    Michigan State University Extension

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    This recording is a part of our Grand Rounds series. Grantees share how they are delivering evidence-based programs (EBPs) in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Recorded: 05/05/2020

    This call will offer participants an opportunity to learn how grantees are offering evidence-based programs during the coronavirus pandemic. In grand rounds style, grantees will share how they are delivering EBPs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Join the call to learn about virtual delivery of EBPs, collaborate with others across the country, and ask questions to help your organization work towards offering and/or improving your EBP virtual delivery.

    Recorded: 05/05/2020

    Jennifer Tripken (Moderator)

    Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging

    National Council on Aging

    Dr. Jennifer L. Tripken is an Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging at the National Council on Aging. In this role, Jennifer supports the expansion and sustainability of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs in the community and online through collaboration with national, state, and community partners. Prior to joining NCOA, Jennifer worked for eight years as a university professor in Health Education and Promotion. Before that, Jennifer spent six years as a middle and high school Health Education teacher in New York. 

    Jennifer earned her Ed.D. in Health Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, her M.Ed. in Health Education at Boston University, and her B.S. in Athletic Training at Pennsylvania State University.

    Dianne Davis

    Vice President, Community Wellness

    Partners in Care Foundation

    Dianne oversees Partners’ evidence-based, community wellness programs, which help people to better manage their chronic illness through goal setting, healthy eating, and exercise. Dianne majored in Dance undergraduate and then pursued a Master’s in Public Health. She worked in managed care contracting for 15 years where she developed an interest in population health. As a qualified yoga teacher, she is Partners’ most flexible member of staff.

    “I came to Partners’ after seeing June Simmons give a presentation about the critical work of community-based care providers and the importance of building sustainable networks of care. Having spent many years seeing the benefits of physician networks, I was really inspired by her words.

    Christy Lau

    Senior Director, Community Wellness

    Partners in Care Foundation

    Christy Lau is the Senior Director of Partners in Care Foundation’s Community Wellness Department. She began her career at Partners in February 2016 and currently directs all grant activities related to the organization’s statewide Fall Prevention initiative funded by the Administration for Community Living, as well as the organization’s contract with Cedars Sinai Medical Network.  In addition, Christy directs the administrative activities of the statewide California Healthier Living Coalition, and serves on the Advisory Boards of the National Recreation and Parks Association and the UC Riverside Design Thinking Program. Christy holds a Master of Science in Social Work degree from Columbia University.

    Jennifer Fortin

    Fidelity and Training Manager

    Healthy Living for ME

    Jennifer Fortin is the Training and Fidelity Manager for Healthy Living for ME, the statewide evidence-based Coordinated network in Maine. She is a T-trainer for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Education programs including Diabetes, Chronic Pain and Positive Self-management. Jennifer is a Master Trainer in A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls and trained in Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance and Tai Chi for Arthritis/Falls Prevention. In addition, she is a Lifestyle Coach for the National Diabetes Prevention Program, a facilitator for the EnhanceFitness program and an ACE Certified Fitness Instructor.Jennifer resides in Augusta, ME with her husband and 3 children. She is an active member of the Augusta Age Friendly Committee, AARP Maine and Vice President of a Community Service Sorority.

    Jen Paquet

    Training Manager

    Central Maine Area Agency on Aging, d/b/a, Spectrum Generations | Healthy Living for ME™

    Jen started with Spectrum Generations in 2014 in the Adult Day and Community Support program where she focused on consumer enrollment, care coordination, and staff training and support. She joined Spectrum Generations’ Healthy Living for ME team in 2018 and in her current role supports the development, delivery, and coordination of the evidence-based provider network in Maine.

    Jen is a Master Trainer for A Matter of Balance and the Chronic Disease Self-Management series, including Chronic Disease, Chronic Pain, Diabetes, Positive self-management, and Building Better Caregiver programs. Jen also leads Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention, the National Diabetes Prevention Program, and is a training provider for the American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED programs.

    Jen lives in Burnham, Maine, and in her free time enjoys cooking, kayaking, and exploring Maine’s many hidden treasures.

    Sarah Blongian

    Juniper Network Director

    Juniper Network

    Sarah Shepherd

    Project Manager

    Juniper Network

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    This recording is a part of our Grand Rounds series. Grantees share how they are delivering evidence-based programs (EBPs) in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Recorded: 05/12/2020

    This call will offer participants an opportunity to learn how grantees are offering evidence-based programs during the coronavirus pandemic. In grand rounds style, grantees will share how they are delivering EBPs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Join the call to learn about virtual delivery of EBPs, collaborate with others across the country, and ask questions to help your organization work towards offering and/or improving your EBP virtual delivery.

    Recorded: 05/12/2020

    Jennifer Tripken (Moderator)

    Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging

    National Council on Aging

    Dr. Jennifer L. Tripken is an Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging at the National Council on Aging. In this role, Jennifer supports the expansion and sustainability of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs in the community and online through collaboration with national, state, and community partners. Prior to joining NCOA, Jennifer worked for eight years as a university professor in Health Education and Promotion. Before that, Jennifer spent six years as a middle and high school Health Education teacher in New York. 

    Jennifer earned her Ed.D. in Health Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, her M.Ed. in Health Education at Boston University, and her B.S. in Athletic Training at Pennsylvania State University.

    Lori Oster

    South Dakota State University Extension

    Lori Oster is the Program Director for Better Choices, Better Health SD (BCBH-SD), South Dakota’s statewide suite of Self-Management Education programs. Established in 2014, BCBH-SD has grown to become a recognized chronic disease prevention resource. Though collaboration with a variety of local, state, and national partners, BCBH-SD now offers six different evidence-based programs to help adults manage their chronic conditions. Lori is a registered nurse and has coordinated the development, growth, and sustainment of BCBH-SD since its planning began in 2013.

    Megan Jaconson

    South Dakota State University Extension

    Megan Jacobson is the Program Associate for Better Choices, Better Health® SD (BCBH® SD), South Dakota’s suite of chronic disease self-management education (CDSME). She was trained as a Master Trainer in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program in 2014. Megan has led workshops and trainings for a variety of CDSME programs including chronic pain, diabetes, and workplace chronic disease. Though collaboration with a variety of local, state, and national partners, she works to implement and sustain evidence-based programming, like BCBH® SD, to help people manage and prevent chronic disease in South Dakota.

    Lacey McCormack

    Associate Professor and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)

    South Dakota State University

    Dr. McCormack is an Associate Professor and Director of the undergraduate Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD). She currently teaches graduate courses in Public Health Nutrition (NUTR 715) and Nutrition and Physical Activity Assessment and Evaluation (NUTR 751). Her research examines how the rural environment shapes diet and physical activity behaviors across the lifespan. Additionally, she serves as an evaluation expert on several SDSU Extension-led projects.

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    This recording is a part of our Grand Rounds series. Grantees share how they are delivering evidence-based programs (EBPs) in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Recorded: 05/19/2020

    This call will offer participants an opportunity to learn how grantees are offering evidence-based programs during the coronavirus pandemic. In grand rounds style, grantees will share how they are delivering EBPs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Join the call to learn about virtual delivery of EBPs, collaborate with others across the country, and ask questions to help your organization work towards offering and/or improving your EBP virtual delivery.

    Recorded: 05/19/2020

    Jennifer Tripken (Moderator)

    Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging

    National Council on Aging

    Dr. Jennifer L. Tripken is an Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging at the National Council on Aging. In this role, Jennifer supports the expansion and sustainability of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs in the community and online through collaboration with national, state, and community partners. Prior to joining NCOA, Jennifer worked for eight years as a university professor in Health Education and Promotion. Before that, Jennifer spent six years as a middle and high school Health Education teacher in New York. 

    Jennifer earned her Ed.D. in Health Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, her M.Ed. in Health Education at Boston University, and her B.S. in Athletic Training at Pennsylvania State University.

    Natasha Vos

    Chronic Disease Project Manager

    NC Center for Health and Wellness at UNC Asheville

    Natasha Vos is the Diabetes Project Manager at the NC Center for Health and Wellness (NCCHW) at UNC Asheville. In this position, Natasha is focused on increasing access to evidence-based programs through expanding the capacity of agencies in offering Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES). Through an Administration for Community Living (ACL) grant, Natasha works primarily in Eastern NC to assist Area Agencies on Aging in receiving accreditation through the American Association for Diabetes Educators (AADE) and becoming Medicare Providers for DSMES. Natasha received her Bachelor’s degrees in Animal Science and Poultry Science from North Carolina State University and her Master’s degree in Public Health from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is a registered dietitian through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Prior to joining UNC-Asheville, Natasha has served in different roles that have developed her skills in project management, community outreach, and service-learning. Natasha worked as a Student Service Specialist with the Carolina Center for Public Service at UNC-Chapel Hill and served two terms as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the Campus Kitchen Program at Wake Forest University. Her passions outside of work include rock climbing, reading, fermentation and watching reruns of crime procedurals

    Ellen Bailey

    Falls Prevention Program Manager

    North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness

    Ellen Bailey, MA, MPH, is the Falls Prevention Program Manager for the Healthy Aging NC initiative at the NC Center for Health and Wellness at UNC Asheville. As part of the Falls Prevention grant awarded through the Administration on Community Living, Ellen works with the Healthy Aging NC team to promote evidence-based falls prevention programs across North Carolina, to support regional and state falls prevention coalitions, and to develop clinical-community connections.

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    This recording is a part of the Grand Rounds series. Grantees share how they are delivering evidence-based programs (EBPs) in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Recorded: 05/26/2020

    This call will offer participants an opportunity to learn how grantees are offering evidence-based programs during the coronavirus pandemic. In grand rounds style, grantees will share how they are delivering EBPs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Join the call to learn about virtual delivery of EBPs, collaborate with others across the country, and ask questions to help your organization work towards offering and/or improving your EBP virtual delivery.

    Recorded: 05/26/2020

    Jodi Burke

    Program Specialist II

    National Kidney Foundation of Michigan

    Jodi Burke, MSW has 14 years of grant management experience, including working with Area Agencies on Aging and local health systems to provide evidence-based services, state supported efforts around diabetes management and worksite wellness, and federal initiatives focused on CDSMP expansion and improving women’s health. She has extensive experience in chronic disease management and prevention, as well as partner development and coalition building. Ms. Burke is a master trainer in CDSMP, DSMP, Chronic Pain Self-Management (in-person and virtual), Building Better Caregivers and the Powerful Tools for Caregivers programs. She is also a Diabetes Prevention program lifestyle coach.

    Ann Andrews

    Senior Program Manager

    National Kidney Foundation of Michigan

    Ann Andrews, MPH is knowledgeable about business development with respect to CDSMP, Better Choices, Better Health, Enhance Fitness, and A Matter of Balance and has provided oversight to seven federal grants over the past 16 years. Ms. Andrews has extensive experience developing and sustaining relationships with physicians, hospitals, and insurers.  She is a trained leader for both the Building Better Caregivers and Powerful Tools for Caregivers programs.

    Caitlin Loughery

    MPH

    National Kidney Foundation of Michigan

    Caitlin Loughery, MPH is a Senior Program Coordinator in the Patient Services department at the NKFM. As a Leader and Master Trainer for CDSMP, she has 5 years of experience facilitating community-based workshops and leader trainings. Her purpose is to support individuals living with kidney disease, other chronic health conditions, and disabilities in becoming active self-managers of their health.

    Jennifer Tripken (Moderator)

    Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging

    National Council on Aging

    Dr. Jennifer L. Tripken is an Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging at the National Council on Aging. In this role, Jennifer supports the expansion and sustainability of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs in the community and online through collaboration with national, state, and community partners. Prior to joining NCOA, Jennifer worked for eight years as a university professor in Health Education and Promotion. Before that, Jennifer spent six years as a middle and high school Health Education teacher in New York. 

    Jennifer earned her Ed.D. in Health Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, her M.Ed. in Health Education at Boston University, and her B.S. in Athletic Training at Pennsylvania State University.

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    This recording is a part of the Grand Rounds series. Grantees share how they are delivering evidence-based programs (EBPs) in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Recorded: 06/02/2020

    This call will offer participants an opportunity to learn how grantees are offering evidence-based programs during the coronavirus pandemic. In grand rounds style, grantees will share how they are delivering EBPs in the virtual/remote environment, successes of their work, and lessons learned. Join the call to learn about virtual delivery of EBPs, collaborate with others across the country, and ask questions to help your organization work towards offering and/or improving your EBP virtual delivery.

    Recorded: 06/02/2020

    Lesley Steinman

    Research Scientist

    University of Washington School of Public Health

    Lesley Steinman, MSW, MPH is a Research Scientist at the Health Promotion Research Center, a CDC-funded Prevention Research Center at the University of Washington School of Public Health, and a founding director of the Evidence-Based Leadership Collaborative (EBLC). Ms. Steinman and her team engage policymakers, practitioners, and older persons from around the country to conduct training, technical assistance, research and evaluation activities for PEARLS and other evidence-based health promotion programs. EBLC focuses on building capacity for these evidence-based programs in community-based social service organizations to reach underserved populations, reduce disparities in access to care and health outcomes, and address social determinants of health.

    Kate Lorig

    EBLC

    Kate served as the Director of the Stanford Patient Education Research Center and Professor of Medicine in the Stanford School of Medicine. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Boston University, and her masters and doctorate of public health in health education at the University of California, Berkeley. She came to Stanford in 1979 while a graduate student at Cal to develop and research an educational program that emphasized self-help skills for people with arthritis. This program became the Arthritis Self-Help Course and was the prototype for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, The Diabetes Self-Management Program, the Positive Self-Management Program for HIV, the Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Program, the Building Better Caregiver's Program, the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program, and others. She has authored several books and many articles about arthritis, chronic disease in general, health education and behavioral science. She travels extensively at the invitation of organizations concerned with patient care and academic research. She lives in Mountain View, CA, with her 2 cats and a collection of Native American art.

    Jennifer Tripken

    Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging

    National Council on Aging

    Dr. Jennifer L. Tripken is an Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging at the National Council on Aging. In this role, Jennifer supports the expansion and sustainability of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs in the community and online through collaboration with national, state, and community partners. Prior to joining NCOA, Jennifer worked for eight years as a university professor in Health Education and Promotion. Before that, Jennifer spent six years as a middle and high school Health Education teacher in New York. 

    Jennifer earned her Ed.D. in Health Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, her M.Ed. in Health Education at Boston University, and her B.S. in Athletic Training at Pennsylvania State University.

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