Information for State Coordinators
Welcome to the State Arthritis Coordinators resource section of the CDC Arthritis Program Web site. This section offers State Arthritis Coordinators essential tools and valuable information for growing state arthritis programs, and for managing cooperative agreements. Although many pertinent links are provided for you in this section, please visit other content areas of the CDC Arthritis Program Web site to access additional resources.
Satellite Broadcast Available On Demand
The broadcast Talk About It! Marketing Community-based Interventions Through Provider and Community-Ambassador Outreach is now available on demand. You will be able to view the broadcast, and access presentation slides, and other resources such as informational one-pagers, and a discussion guide.
Now Available—Two Arthritis Online Courses
The Arthritis Challenge and Arthritis: The Public Health Approach public health based courses are available online through the CDC TRAIN. Read more.
Compendium of Arthritis Appropriate Physical Activity and Self-Management Education Interventions
A compendium of CDC Arthritis Program recommended evidence-based programs is now available. The purpose of this compendium is to assist you in selecting interventions by providing a concise, standardized review of each intervention. Compendium of Arthritis Appropriate Physical Activity and Self-Management Education Interventions [PDF - 1.06MB]
The 13th Annual CDC Arthritis Grantee Meeting
The 13th Annual CDC Arthritis Grantee Meeting will held October 16th through October 18th 2012 in Atlanta at the Marriott Perimeter Center. Registration for the meeting and hotel reservations is available.
ASMP/CDSMP Meta-Analysis Report Released
Meta-analyses were conducted to examine the specific effects of two self-management education programs developed at Stanford University, Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) and Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP). Read the executive summary [PDF - 1.19MB].
NACDD Arthritis Integrated Dissemination Project Grants Entering
The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) recently awarded year two funding to the nine state health departments in the Arthritis Integrated Dissemination Project Grant. The states receiving this grant funding are Alaska, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, and New York. Read more [PDF–129K] about the project and each state's plan for the project period.
The Arthritis Foundation Life Improvement Series Partnerships: Step-by-Step Guide was created as part of an Infrastructure Improvement Project, a collaborative effort between the Arthritis Foundation (AF) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Arthritis Program, to improve the delivery of and expand the reach of evidence-based AF interventions. Note: A password is required to view the guide online. If you do not have a username and password there is a link for requesting one (contacting the Web site's online administrator).