Collaborative Research Partnership to Transform School Health



August 2012 E-Newsletter
Special Edition

NOTE DATE CHANGE! (previously scheduled for August 22)

 Student Outcomes:

What's Health Got To Do With It?


Tuesday, October 2, 2-4 pm

John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence

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Sponsor: Collaborative Research Partnership to Transform School Health, an NIH-funded partnership between Seattle Schools and the University of Washington to:

  • Provide school policy makers with useful health data
  • Provide school policy makers with evidence of which school health programs and initiatives are most effective
  • Raise the understanding of the role of health as a factor in academic success
  • Attract further resources for effective initiatives to promote student health 

Meeting Purpose: To share preliminary findings from explorations of existing data on attendance, academic performance and five health focus areas and garner recommendations from a broad group of stakeholders.




2:00 - 2:05       Welcome

Representatives from UW and SPS


2:05 - 2:15       Introductions & Overview

Donna B. Johnson, PhD


2:05 - 2:15       Data Presentations & Discussion

UW Data Team & District Panel 

  1. Nutrition
  2. Physical Activity
  3. Health Conditions
  4. Health Risk Behaviors
  5. Social/Emotional Health

3:40 - 3:55       Open Discussion


3:55 - 4:00       Wrap Up


More Details

For more meeting details (pdf).

For more information, call or email Mary Podrabsky,, 206-221-4528.



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Center for Public Health NutritionCPHN-SPS Logos Contacts


Mary Podrabsky - Project Manager

Judy Swanson - Research Coordinator