Randomized Trial of Two Dissemination Strategies for a Skin Cancer Prevention Program in Aquatic Settings

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    The main aims of this study were to evaluate the effects of 2 strategies (basic vs enhanced) for dissemination of the Pool Cool skin cancer prevention program on (1) program implementation, maintenance, and sustainability and (2) improvements in organizational and environmental supports for sun protection at swimming pools. The UPenn PRC plans to use what they’ve learned from these strategies to create public health messages to promote the awareness of dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease.

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    Glanz K, Escoffery C, Elliott T, Nehl E, Randomized Trial of Two Dissemination Strategies for a Skin Cancer Prevention Program in Aquatic Settings, American Journal of Public Health 105, no. 7 (July 1, 2015): pp. 1415-1423.