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Making Data Talk: Communicating Public Health Data to the Public, Policy Makers, and the Press

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Date Developed: 1/26/2010. Source: National Cancer Institute. Presenter(s): David Nilson, MD, MPH; Brad Hesse, PhD. Type: Video. Level: Advanced. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation

This seminar gives an overview of the fundamentals of communication in relation to presenting data, including how to select statistics, facts and figures to include. The presenters also show how visual aids can be used effectively, and discuss issues to consider when presenting sensitive data.

Learning Objectives

• Understand the fundamentals of communication in relations to presenting data.

• List general considerations when selecting and presenting data.

• Describe visual and other modes for presenting data in engaging and effective ways.

• Discuss a practical framework on how to present data to lay audiences.

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.