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Member Research and Reports

Georgia Southern Examines Differences in Definitions

A collaborative study including Dr. Gulzar Shah, associate dean of research, at Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at examines differences of definitions of Evidence-based Public Health (EBPH) and evidence. In this study, we interviewed twelve members of an expert panel to elicit their views on EBPH including how they define EBPH, what constitutes “evidence,” and what LHDs do that can be described as EBPH.