Public health practitioners understand the principles of evidence-based practice
and the science that should drive their efforts to improve the community’s
health through the implementation of science-driven public health programs.
However, the translation of research to practice still has numerous barriers.
This commentary provides suggestions to strengthen the link between research
Scutchfield, F. Douglas and Lamberth, Cynthia D., "Public Health Systems and Services Research: Bridging the Practice-Research Gap." (2010). Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health Faculty Publications. 3.