Health Economics Workshop

Return on Investment in Public Health Departments

With support from the California Department of Public Health and the San Joaquin Valley Public Health Consortium, HSRI director Paul Brown recently led a two day workshop for local health departments on April 21 to 22nd, 2016. 

They were trained on the use of economics evaluation methods, analysis of the return on public health investments and how to use cost information in local decision making. Attendees included directors, epidemiologists and health educators from across the Central Valley. 

Professor Brown will be continuing his return on investment work with the Merced County Department of Public Health, through the support of the Community Partner's California Accountable Communities for Health Initiatives