Funding: Quick Strike Research Award
This study by the Washington PBRN investigates the effectiveness of a quality improvement (QI) initiative designed to improve racial/ethnic diversity across workforce categories within a large local public health agency. The study examines changes in recruitment and hiring processes and staffing outcomes that occur after implementation of a QI initiative, using retrospective data from human resource records. Findings will be rapidly integrated into staffing practices being implemented in response to the agency’s ongoing responses to economy-related fiscal constraints.
Betty Bekemeier, Ph.D., M.P.H