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Partners in Program Planning for Adolescent Health: A Unique Approach to Multidisciplinary Collaboration

Carda-Auten, Jessica MPH; Pooler, Jennifer MPP; Snebold, Laura MPH

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: May/June 2012 - Volume 18 - Issue 3 - p 291–294
doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e31824eb982
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This article discusses about Partners in Program Planning for Adolescent Health and demonstrates how a relatively small investment of funding and resources can accomplish immediate project goals as well as result in long-lasting partnerships to address complex population health issues.

Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health, Injury and Violence Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials, Washington, District of Columbia (Mss Carda-Auten and Snebold) and Altarum Institute, Portland, Maine (Ms Pooler).

Correspondence: Jessica Carda-Auten, MPH, Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health, Injury and Violence Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials, 1100 17th St NW, Seventh Floor, Washington, DC 20036 (jcarda-auten@naccho.org).

Authors thank Tasha Akitobi, MPH, for her leadership of NACCHO's work in the PIPPAH initiative.

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.