Rene Boothroyd's research while affiliated with University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and other places

Publications (3)

Conference Paper
Complex community systems produce substance use and related problems, and prevention practice can benefit from understanding and applying features of these systems to enhance effectiveness. What do we know from research literature about these systems to guide innovation and effectiveness in alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) prevention practic...
Conference Paper
Since 2004, 62 States, Jurisdictions, and tribal organizations have received federal funding from SAMHSA/CSAP to establish epidemiological workgroups, a network of people/organizations bringing analytical and other expertise to strengthen outcome-based thinking for substance abuse prevention. Epidemiological workgroups are involved in describing an...
Conference Paper
In an age of data for decision making, policy makers and practitioners need to consider and use epidemiological data and other information to make informed decisions for public health. Yet data alone are insufficient for strengthening prevention systems. Deliberate strategies for synthesizing, interpreting, and presenting multiple indicators from d...