Module 1. Introduction to Multilevel Intervention (MLI) Research

  • Brian S. Mittman, PhD; Kaiser Permanente Southern California
  • Karen Emmons, PhD; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Sandi Pruitt, PhD; UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Martin Charns, PhD; Boston University
  • Gregory Aarons, PhD; University of California, San Diego
  • Hal Yee, MD, PhD; Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

Training Materials

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Module Summary

  • Programmatic perspective of multilevel interventions (MLIs)
  • Attention to MLI research
  • Scope of MLI research in healthcare and public health
  • Practice of healthcare and public health
  • Exemplary case studies of MLI research
  • Discussant 1: Observation on MLI case studies and how theory was employed in the case studies
  • Discussant 2: Observations on the designs, methods and evaluation approaches employed in the case studies

Reading Materials

Web Resource

Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs. 2012; 44.External Web Site Policy

Self-reflection Questions

  • Where are MLIs needed, used, and why?
  • What do we know about MLIs, their effectiveness and what do we still need to know from research?
  • What changes, if any, would you make to your aims page considering the resources and readings provided?
  • What are key research questions and types of knowledge needed?
Last Updated: 17 Jan, 2024