Category Archives: Data Driven-Decision making

C H Smith & Associates Team Member’s Article on Advertising and Nutrition Published

Dr. Andrew Menger-Ogle is our talented research and evaluation associate here at C H Smith & Associates. Recently his research article “Television advertising of food during children’s programming in Nepal” was published in the scientific journal Nutrition.  The study found … Continue reading

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IT IS What IT IS: A Planning Approach

As I was preparing a presentation to fellow small businesses for the Greater Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky African-American Chamber of Commerce, I was reviewing the strategies that C H Smith & Associates has deployed with various clients and in its own … Continue reading

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Using Evidence-Based Practices in Intervention Pilots

It’s a familiar story to those involved in education or social service program delivery: a new intervention has been piloted to enhance outcomes, data have been collected to varying degrees of success, and soon the funder or sponsor will expect … Continue reading

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Data Driven: Menu Calorie Labeling and its (Missed) Opportunities

Last month I sat down for lunch at a midwestern diner chain and asked the server what items were popular. She rattled off a couple of dishes, among them a seafood platter. It sounded tasty if a bit heavy, but … Continue reading

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