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CFAN - Outcome Evaluation Training

Video


November 11, 2016

Outcome Evaluation Training

Center for Food and Nutrition (CFAN)

Fact Sheet


February 3, 2016

Altarum’s Center for Food and Nutrition assists administrators of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) with developing and implementing nutrition education programming to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for SNAP will make healthy food choices and pursue physically active lifestyles.

Transition to EBT in WIC: Review of Impact and Examination of Participant Redemption Patterns

PDF Publication


September 8, 2014

While 13 WIC State Agencies have implemented EBT, there have been no comprehensive assessments aimed at understanding the processes surrounding Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) transition and its impact on various stakeholders, including WIC State Agencies, WIC vendors, and WIC participants.

Research, Technical Assistance, and Training for WIC

Fact Sheet


May 15, 2014

Altarum offers an extensive history of providing assessment, technical assistance, and evaluation services for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior’s 2014 WIC Supplement

Online Article


May 15, 2014

A supplemental issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior was published in May 2014 focusing on the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

Comparison of WIC Benefit Redemptions in Michigan Indicates Higher Utilization Among Arab American Families

PDF Publication


May 1, 2014

To assess Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) benefit use across Arab American, Hispanic, and non-Arab/non-Hispanic families participating in the Michigan WIC program using point-of-sale Electronic Benefits Transfer data.

Accessibility and Preferred Use of Online Web Applications Among WIC Participants With Internet Access

PDF Publication


April 24, 2014

This study examined the current technology use of clients in the western Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) region and the preferences these current clients have for using new technologies to interact with WIC.

Opportunities to Enhance American Indian Access to the WIC Food Package

PDF Publication


March 12, 2014

Altarum partnered with the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA) WIC program to conduct this community-based participatory study.

Disparities in Postpartum Depression Prevalence Affect Women Participating in WIC

Online Article


February 21, 2013

Postpartum depression is estimated to occur among 10–20% of new mothers and has long been known to differentially affect low-income women.

An Overview of Initiatives to Promote Health and Wellness

PDF Publication


October 23, 2012

Altarum has a long history of successfully supporting and spearheading a broad range of important public health initiatives.

State Efforts to Address Obesity Prevention in Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems

PDF Publication


January 15, 2012

This report provides an in-depth look at how states are incorporating obesity prevention into their Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRISs) for child care facilities.

The Effects of Changes in WIC Food Packages on Redemptions

PDF Publication


January 12, 2012

Wisconsin participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) showed a generally positive response to the revised WIC food package, this study found.

The Role of Partnerships in Community Intervention Programs: New Insights from Case Studies

PDF Publication


June 30, 2011

Case studies were undertaken of coalitions, direct service providers, a national professional association, and national advocacy organizations to explore how partnerships were used to address complex health issues at local, regional, and national levels.

WIC Food Package Evaluation Symposium Proceedings Report

PDF Publication, Podcast


February 25, 2011

The Altarum WIC Food Package Evaluation Symposium, held on November 30, 2010 in Washington, D.C., was a conference to aid researchers, policymakers, and program administrators in understanding the impact of the new WIC food package on participants, communities, and nutrition policy.

Altarum WIC Food Package Evaluation Symposium Multimedia Files

Video


February 25, 2011

These multimedia archives from the Altarum WIC Food Package Evaluation Symposium include videos, presentation slides, and transcripts of the event.

Policy Roundtable Report: Can WIC Play a Role in Stemming the Childhood Obesity Epidemic?

PDF Publication


August 13, 2010

This Altarum Policy Roundtable Report (in PDF) provides an in-depth summary of the March 23, 2010 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "Can WIC Play a Role In Stemming the Childhood Obesity Epidemic."

Challenges and Opportunities Related to Implementation of Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies in Delaware

PDF Publication


May 24, 2010

This report contains the findings and recommendations offered following the conclusion of an Altarum focus group study with child care center directors, child care home providers, and parents of children in child care centers across the state of Delaware

Webcast: Can WIC Play a Role in Stemming the Childhood Obesity Epidemic?

Podcast


April 15, 2010

This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the March 23, 2010 Altarum Policy Roundtable entitled "Can WIC Play a Role In Stemming the Childhood Obesity Epidemic."

Altarum Research Report 2009

PDF Publication


December 1, 2009

Altarum has published its first annual Research Report, “Innovation, Health, and Equity – Taking a Systems Approach to Health and Economic Vitality,” with original research by Altarum’s three Distinguished Scholars and Research Directors.

Three Key Attributes for Financially Sound and Effective Health Reform

PDF Publication


June 18, 2009

Altarum's Distinguished Scholars and Research Directors have released research addressing the three critical attributes Altarum believes must be addressed in health reform to achieve financial stability and better health outcomes for all Americans.

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The Business Case for Racial Equity: A Strategy for Growth

PDF Publication

The United States economy could be $8 trillion larger by 2050 if the country eliminated racial disparities in health, education, incarceration and employment, according to a national study released by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Altarum.

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