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Presentations from the 6th Annual BRFSS Workshop
Atlanta, Georgia, Oct. 28 to 29, 2009

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Oct. 28, 2009

9:00-10:30 am   FOA (Funding Opportunity Announcement)
            Anella Higgins, Grants Management Specialist, PGO
            Hector Buitrago, Team Lead ,Grants Management, PGO
            Presentation: Click here to view:   FOA AM Higgins 2009a grants management presentation.pdf.

10:45-12:15 am   Weighting BRFSS Multi-Mode Data
            Machell Town, MS, BSB
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Weighting Dual FrameRegional Training09.pdf.

1:15-2:15 pm   Data Quality: Issues and Solutions
            Mohamed Qayad, MD, MSc, MPH, MSPH, BSB
            William Garvin, BSB
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Qayad PM Data Quality presentation_Oct28-29-09_2.pdf.
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Most frequent errors in 2009 BRFSS data.pdf.

2:30-4:00 pm   Preparing for Emergency Topics and Follow-up Studies: An Update (H1N1 Discussion)
            William Garvin, BSB
            Machell Town, MS, BSB
            Presentation: Click here to view:   BRFSS Preparing for Emergency Topics 20091028-Slides.pdf.

Oct. 29, 2009

8:30-9:30 am   Translating Science into Action: Using BRFSS to Promote Health
            Greta Kilmer, MS, BCA
            Judith Wellen, MHS, Northrop Grumman
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Kilmer-Wellen 2009 BRFSS Regional training v3.pdf.

9:30-10:15 am   Cell Phone Survey Presentation
            James Cassell, BRFSS Coordinator, North Carolina
            Larry Hembroff, BRFSS Coordinator, Michigan
            Presentation: Click here to view:   JCASSELL-NC_Cell.pdf.
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Hembroff Cellphone_Supplementation_to_MiBRFS(REVISED).pdf.

10:30-11:45 am   Cell Phone Survey Presentation
            Patricia Coss, BRFSS Coordinator, Ohio
            Florentina Reyes-Salvail, MSc, BRFSS Coordinator, Hawaii
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Coss The Ohio BRFSS Cell Phone Experience100609.pdf.
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Reyes-Salvail cellprocess.pdf.

1:00-2:15 pm   Mail Survey Presentation
            Katrina Wynkoop Simmons, PhD, BRFSS Coordinator, Washington
            Michelle Cook, MPH, BRFSS Coordinator, Texas
            Florentina Reyes-Salvail, MSc, BRFSS Coordinator, Hawaii
            Presentation: Click here to view:   WynkoopSimmons_follow phone w mail.pdf.
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Texas BRFSS_MailWebPilot_10292009.pdf.
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Reyes-Salvail process_mail.pdf.

2:15-3:15 pm   BRFSS Data Users Group Presentations
            Susan Spain, MPH, BRFSS Coordinator, Virginia
            Melissa Murray, MS, BRFSS Coordinator, Florida
            Jennifer Wrathall, MPH, BRFSS Coordinator, Utah
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Spain Virginia BRFSS Workgroup Presentation for Atlanta Trai.pdf.
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Murray BRFSS Training 2009.pdf.
            Presentation: Click here to view:   Utah State Health Surveys Advisory Committee.pdf.

3:30-4:15 pm   New Technologies and BRFSS
            Claude Comeau, President, Comeau Associates
            Presentation: Click here to view:   NewTech14.pdf.

Last updated 10/5/2009

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