CDC publishes Putting Evidence into Practice User Guide

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Office on Smoking and Health has published a new Best Practices User Guide: Putting Evidence into Practice in Tobacco Prevention and Control. The guide was written in partnership with the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis. After more than 50 years […]

Center Uses Partnerships to Broaden its Public Health Impact

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From Brown School News, July 1, 2021 Although the Brown School’s Center for Public Health Systems Science tackles a wide variety of research, its two decades of nationwide success can be traced largely to a single element: collaboration. The center’s largest current project, ASPiRE, is a good example. The $11.6 million tobacco-control effort with teams from Stanford […]

CDC publishes Partnerships in Tobacco Prevention and Control User Guide

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Office on Smoking and Health has published a new Best Practices User Guide: Partnerships in Tobacco Prevention and Control. The guide was written in partnership with the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis. Since the publication of the Best Practices User […]

Over 60% of Public Schools Are Within 1,000 Feet of Tobacco Retailers, Finds New Study

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From Brown School News Across 30 major U.S. cities, an average of 63% of public schools are located within 1,000 feet — about two city blocks — of a store selling tobacco and e-cigarette products, according to a comprehensive new study mapping tobacco retailers. The study was conducted by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine, along […]

CPHSS launches new aspirecenter.org website

The new aspirecenter.org website was launched this week! The website is a product of the ASPiRE Center, an NCI-funded collaborative of tobacco control researchers, practitioners, and legal experts investigating how tobacco retailer density and innovative retail tobacco interventions impact people and communities. The new website shares current research, resources, and updates for practitioners working in […]

CDC publishes Cessation in Tobacco Prevention and Control User Guide

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Office on Smoking and Health has published a new Best Practices User Guide: Cessation in Tobacco Prevention and Control. The guide was written in partnership with the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis. Although smoking is at an all-time low, more […]

CDC publishes updated Youth Engagement in Tobacco Prevention and Control User Guide

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Office on Smoking and Health has published an updated Best Practices User Guide: Youth Engagement in Tobacco Prevention and Control. The guide was written in partnership with the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis. This user guide focuses on the critical […]

CDC publishes Health Communications in Tobacco Prevention and Control User Guide

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Office on Smoking and Health has published a new Best Practices User Guide: Health Communications in Tobacco Prevention and Control. The guide was written in partnership with the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis. This user guide focuses on the critical […]

Communicating the Societal Impact of Translational Science…

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Content from Clinical & Translational Science Awards Program’s Center for Leading Innovation & Collaboration publication  March 15, 2018 Researchers at the Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) have developed a framework to better understand the real-world impacts of translational research. The new model was designed to help institutions go beyond the standard measures of […]

CDC publishes Program Infrastructure user guide

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Office on Smoking and Health has published a new Best Practices User Guide: Program Infrastructure in Tobacco Prevention and Control. The guide was written in partnership with the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis. This user guide focuses on the critical […]

CPHSS staff present at National Conference on Tobacco or Health

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Several CPHSS staff members had the opportunity to present at the recent National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH), held in Austin, Texas March 22-24. Posters and presentations include: Health Communications in Tobacco Prevention and Control Isaiah Zoschke, Erin Foster, Stephanie Andersen, Laura Brossart, Caitlin Ashby, and Sarah Moreland-Russell Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control […]

New book on Systems Science and Population Health

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A new book, Systems Science and Population Health, edited by Abdulrahman M. El-Sayed and Sandro Galea, was published this March by Oxford University Press (OUP).  Chapter 10 is entitled Social Network analysis: the ubiquity of social networks and their importance for population health and was authored by CPHSS director Douglas A. Luke, senior data analyst Bobbi […]

States Increase Tobacco Retail Regulation

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Recently published research with CPHSS authors Douglas Luke, Amy Sorg, Todd Combs, and Sarah Moreland-Rusell shows that state action to regulate retail sales of tobacco nearly doubled between 2012 and 2014.  Read article in WUSTL’s the Source. Read full research article in Tobacco Control.

Point-of-Sale Report to the Nation…

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Point-of-Sale Report to the Nation highlights growth in retail tobacco policy activity since 2012 The Center for Public Health Systems Science (CPHSS) at Washington University in St. Louis, in collaboration with researchers from the Stanford Prevention Research Center and the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, recently published Point-of-Sale Report to the […]