Scott P Hays

1991 …2019
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Scott P. Hays (PhD, Florida State University, 1991) is a Research Scientist with the Center for Prevention Research and Development. His current research focuses on the adoption of innovative local health-promoting policies and youth engagement in local policy change. He has been developing a youth civic engagement program, Engaging Youth for Positive Change since 2003. Dr. Hays serves as chair of the Illinois Statewide Tobacco Planning Committee and served as President of CU Smoke-free which led the effort to adopt smoke-free ordinances in Champaign and Urbana. He was co-editor of Engaging the Public: How Government and the Media Can Reinvigorate American Democracy and his work has appeared in a variety of academic journals including the Journal of Drug Education, the Journal of Primary Prevention, Evaluation and Program Planning, Policy Studies Journal, the Journal of Politics.

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Research Output 1991 2019

Drug Court Through the Eyes of Participants

Witkin, S. H. & Hays, S. P., Aug 1 2019, In : Criminal Justice Policy Review. 30, 7, p. 971-989 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

substance abuse
best practice

Public health law research: Exploring law in public health systems

Ibrahim, J. K., Burris, S. & Hays, S., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 18, 6, p. 499-505 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Public Health Practice
United States Public Health Service
Health Services Research
Tobacco Smoke Pollution

Community Risk and Protective Factors and Adolescent Substance Use

Hays, S. P., Hays, C. E. & Mulhall, P. F., Dec 1 2003, In : Journal of Primary Prevention. 24, 2, p. 125-142 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Use
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Capacity for effectiveness: The relationship between coalition structure and community impact

Hays, C. E., Hays, S. P., DeVille, J. O. & Mulhall, P. F., Aug 2000, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 23, 3, p. 373-379 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coalition structure
Community coalitions