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Tuesday, October 9, 2018  |  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Open to Conference Attendees Only

PLENARY SESSION: Arts in Public Health Policy

Dr. Jay Baruch, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Brown University
Steven Boudreau
Chief Administrative Officer, Rhode Island Department of Health
Stacy Springs, MS, PhD
Center for Evidence Synthesis & the Dept of Health Services, Policy & Practice, Brown University School of Public Health

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM Community-Engaged Approaches to Evidence Synthesis: A Model for Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Numerous studies have been conducted in various contexts to understand the effectiveness of arts interventions on patient outcomes and health care delivery. In Rhode Island, a statewide Arts and Health Advisory Group was convened to create an evidence-based state policy plan for arts and health. This session will outline the process and findings of this group’s work.

Learning Objectives:

1. Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of individuals to conduct research
2. Research methods that support development of evidence maps.
3. Participating in stakeholder engagement.
4. Including artists as essential members of the healthcare team. 


3:50 PM—4:00 PM Q&A/Discussion

SESSION FOCUS AREAS: = Generative Space = NOAH