The Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion is committed to the development, evaluation, and dissemination of innovative and effective health promotion interventions that address key health issues, as well as health promotion and advocacy training activities for faculty and students.
Our colleagues at the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies are developing a Monday Worksite Wellness Evaluation Toolkit consisting of two turnkey evaluation resources to help organizations measure the impact of the Monday Campaigns at their sites. The Organizational Assessment Self-Evaluation Form will allow organizations to self-assess program implementation quality, barriers/facilitators, and outcomes related to implementation of the Mondays Campaign. The Employee Assessment Self-Evaluation Form, will assist organizations in obtaining employee feedback on the Monday Campaign topic areas.
A project is underway to adapt the DeStress Monday site for use by Baltimore City school teachers and gather pilot data on feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary outcomes.
A study currently underway at the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center is evaluating a week-based text message intervention for weight loss. In addition to standard care, participants receive several personalized messages throughout the course of each week, which focus on goal-setting and tips related to individually selected weight loss topics.
A study currently underway in the Baltimore area is evaluating a Monday-focused smoking cessation program for in-person cessation classes. Instructors encourage participants to use Monday as a day to quit or to recommit to their quit, and offer tools and tips through a variety of media.
The Lerner Center For Public Health Promotion and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Marketing and Communications periodically co-sponsor faculty and staff media training modules. For more information, please contact our public affairs main office.