Research Alert: October 29, 2019

Dissemination of Rural Health Research: A Toolkit

The Rural Health Research Gateway released a Dissemination of Rural Health Research Toolkit to help researchers develop appropriate, timely, accessible, and applicable products as well as social media campaigns to get the word out about their work. The toolkit provides descriptions for multiple modes of dissemination, including:

  •  Policy briefs
  •  Fact sheets
  •  Infographics
  •  Journal publications
  •  Poster presentations
  •  Chartbooks
  •  PowerPoint presentations
  •  Working papers and reports
  •  Promotional products

The toolkit, which is free and downloadable, also includes a brief discussion on the purpose of each product, which product is appropriate given the topic and intended audience, and how to format and design each product. Effective examples are provided.

Contact Information:

Shawnda Schroeder, PhD
Director, Rural Health Research Gateway
University of North Dakota
1301 N. Columbia Road, Stop 9037
Grand Forks, ND 58202