Evaluators’ Perspective: Setting the NIOSH Evaluation Framework in Context


Susan Cozzens, Monica Gaughan, Joe Wholey



12:50 p.m.

Breakout Groups


Breakout Session Goal: Discuss improvements for future evaluations; provide list of suggestions

  • Breakout A: Evidence Package

    • Tish Davis, facilitator

    • Richard Tucker, rapporteur

  • Breakout B: Evaluation Process (e.g., stakeholder input, site visits, timeline)

    • Jackie Nowell, facilitator

    • Raj Ramani, rapporteur

  • Breakout C: Relevance and Impact Rating System

    • Jim Zuiches, facilitator

    • Fred Mettler, rapporteur

  • Breakout D: Prioritizing and Categorizing Recommendations (zero sum versus additional funds; short-term versus long-term recommendations)

    • Jorma Rantanen, facilitator

    • Jim Dearing, rapporteur


Reports from Breakout Groups and Discussion




David Wegman, Chair, Framework Committee

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