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Engaging in Qualitative Research Methods: Opportunities for Prevention and Health Promotion

January 19, 2017
This Medicine: Mind the Gap lecture was presented as a webinar.

LeConté J. Dill, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

LeConté J. Dill, Dr.P.H., M.P.H. External Website Policy
Assistant Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences
SUNY Downstate Medical Center

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About the Webinar

The purpose of this webinar was to equip public health researchers and practitioners with the awareness and confidence in approaching and conducting qualitative research projects, and to familiarize participants with qualitative data collection and data analysis techniques and tools.  Emerging research on the social determinants of health behavior and health outcomes suggests that innovative qualitative research methods can have a real impact on public health.

Through lecture and real-time mini-exercises, participants learned about understanding the role of theory in qualitative research, formulating research questions, sampling and recruitment, designing and implementing qualitative data collection tools and techniques, finding themes in their data, and disseminating qualitative findings. Dr. Dill demonstrated the multiple uses of qualitative data through her vast experiences as a public health practitioner and researcher, working with community groups, local health departments, and academic partners.

About LeConté J. Dill, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

Dr. Dill is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the SUNY Downstate School of Public Health in Brooklyn, New York. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Spelman College, her Master of Public Health degree in Community Health Sciences from the University of California-Los Angeles, her Doctor of Public Health degree from the University of California-Berkeley, and was a Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine. As a community-engaged qualitative researcher, Dr. Dill examines the relationship between adolescent development and processes of the built environment, such as gentrification, foreclosures, and violence. Her recent work explores the multiple experiences of violence, coping, and resistance among urban girls of color. Ever interdisciplinary, Dr. Dill also writes and teaches poetry.

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