Laura Brennan, PhD

Laura Brennan, PhD

Contact Dr. Brennan

909 Walnut Street
Second Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-1111
(215) 503-9475 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Systems thinking in 49 communities related to healthy eating, active living, and childhood obesity
  2. Evaluating the implementation and impact of policy, practice, and environmental changes to prevent childhood obesity in 49 diverse communities
  3. Evaluation of Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities
  4. HKHC Community Dashboard: design, development, and function of a Web-based performance monitoring system
  5. Applying amixed-methods evaluation to Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities
  6. Increasing community capacity for participatory evaluation of Healthy eating and active living strategies through direct observations and environmental audits
  7. Using frameworks to diagram value in complex policy and environmental interventions to prevent childhood obesity
  8. Partnership and community capacity characteristics in 49 sites implementing healthy eating and active living interventions
  9. Behavior-over-time graphs: Assessing perceived trends in healthy eating and active living environments and behaviors across 49 Communities
  10. Collaborating to support Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities partnerships
  11. Childhood obesity policy research and practice: Evidence for policy and environmental strategies
  12. Examining the evidence for policy and environmental strategies to prevent childhood obesity in black communities: New directions and next steps
  13. Developing web-based training for public health practitioners: What can we learn from a review of five disciplines?
  14. Identifying the role of community partnerships in creating change to support active living
  15. Lessons from a mixed-methods approach to evaluating active living by design
  16. Active living by design sustainability strategies
  17. Assessment for active living: Harnessing the power of data-driven planning and action
  18. Evaluation of active living by design: Implementation patterns across communities
  19. Programs and promotions: Approaches by 25 active living by design partnerships
  20. Concept mapping: Priority community strategies to create changes to support active living