(LOUISVILLE, Ky - September 27, 2019) The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky's free training program for nonprofit organizations has added an Oct. 8 webinar on evaluating programs and services. This Health for a Change webinar will feature three Kentucky-based evaluation experts:

  • Melissa Abadi, PhD, a research scientist with PIRE-Louisville Center working on several projects related to tobacco and alcohol use.
  • Christopher E. Johnson, PhD, of the University of Louisville and the Foundation's Endowed Chair for Urban Health Policy, who is best know for work that seeks to understand how health care organizations impact health care outcomes for veterans, underserved populations and the elderly.
  • Stephen Lin, PhD, a research and evaluation specialist with Jefferson County Public Schools who formerly served as policy director of Kentucky Youth Advocates.

"Evaluation Essentials: Reports from Kentucky Evaluators"
webinar objectives include:

  • Understanding three evaluation approaches
  • Learning common uses of evaluation
  • Learning about three Kentucky-based evaluations

The webinar will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (ET). Register here.

Information about other Health for a Change events and the series archives may be found on the Foundation's website here.

About the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Funded by an endowment, the mission of the nonpartisan Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is to address the unmet health needs of Kentuckians by developing and influencing policy, improving access to care, reducing health risks and disparities, and promoting health equity. Since the Foundation opened its doors in 2001, it has invested nearly $28 million in health policy research, advocacy, and demonstration project grants across the Commonwealth. Follow the Foundation on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, and visit our website at www.healthy-ky.org.

Media Contacts:
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Alexa Kerley
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