The most appropriate communication channels and events for disseminating findings, products, or best
practices for a tobacco program will depend on the objective. Common methods of dissemination
Public service announcements
National tobacco control events
Health fairs and other community events (for example, farmer's markets or flea markets)
Social media platforms (for example, Facebook or Twitter)
Program email newsletters
Peer-reviewed journals and newsletters, such as:
Articles in local print media
Resources to Learn More
of Rural Health Research: A Toolkit
This toolkit aims to help rural researchers develop dissemination products.
Author(s): Schroeder, S. & Bauman, S.
Organization(s): Rural Health Research Gateway, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Equity in Tobacco Control and Prevention
Guide to help tobacco control staff and partners by translating research into practical guidelines.
Organization(s): CDC Office on Smoking and Health and the Center for Public Health Systems
Science at Washington University in St. Louis
Provides interventions reviewed by The Community Guide along with a summary of the Task Force finding.
Organization(s): Community Preventive Services Task Force
and Evaluation Program Reports
The Tobacco Prevention and Evaluation Program conducts evaluations for tobacco control, prevention, and
cessation initiatives. Their website includes descriptions of their evaluation projects, as well as the reports
from those projects which can provide guidance for others developing their own evaluation reports and
Organization(s): The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Tobacco Prevention and