Local Program Evaluator Profile Summary

Linda Bosma


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15 years
22 years
40 /week
Areas of Expertise:  
Program Evaluation: Convenience Sampling
Data Visualization
Database Design and Management
Focus Groups
Key Informant Interviews
Network Mapping
Observation Data Collection
Online Survey Development
Partnership Evaluation
Peer Review Manuscript Preparation
Public Intercept Surveys
Random Sampling
Report Preparation
Snowball Sampling
Survey Instrument Development
Other: Social Network Analysis, case study methodology, participatory evaluation methods, evaluation design, administration, and management
Data Analysis: Averages/Means
Software Used: Back-end management of survey applications for handheld devices (e.g., Survey Pocket, iSurvey)
Computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software (e.g., NVivo, )
Microsoft Excel
Public Health Areas: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention
College/Trade Schools
Community Engagement
Earned/Paid/Social Media
Needs Assessment
Policy Implementation
Retail Interventions
Secondhand Smoke Interventions
Smoke-free Casinos
Smoke-free Multi-Unit Housing
Smoke-free Outdoor Areas
Tobacco Use Cessation
Training and Technical Assistance
Population Groups: African Americans, other people of African descent
American Indian and Alaska Natives
Behavioral Health Care Providers
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people
Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders
People of low socioeconomic status (LSES)
Rural communities
Young Adults
Languages: English

Professional Memberships
Time Period Organization Name
Since 2002 American Evaluation Association
Since 1996 American Public Health Association,Alcohol Tobacco & Other Drugs Section
Since 2001 Kettil Bruun Society
Since 2004 Minnesota Evaluation Association
Since 2015 Alcohol Policy Conference Series Scientific Advisory Committee
2000 to 2008 Marin Institute for Prevention of Alcohol Problems (now called Alcohol Justice, located in San Rafael, CA)