Evidence-Based Public Health

Evidence-Based Public Health

Developing Evidence-Based Public Health Policy to Address Motor Vehicle Injury

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Dr. Randy W. Elder; December 1, 2011

Dr. Elder is the scientific director for systematic reviews of The Community Guide. He oversees the development of Community Guide methods and ensures the methodological rigor of the systematic reviews. Dr. Elder joined CDC's Injury Center in 1999 to conduct research in the areas of alcohol-impaired driving and alcohol epidemiology. During his tenure there, he conducted several Community Guide reviews on the effectiveness of community-based interventions to prevent alcohol-impaired driving.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss how states have used The Community Guide to implement evidence-based MVI policies
  • Discuss implications for increased EB policies around MVI