5234.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Addressing the Needs of Linguistic Minorities, Immigrants & Refugees

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Facilitator(s):Alba Cruz Davis, MPH
4:30 PMA collaborative health assessment of immigrant and refugee populations in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area
Ellie M. Ulrich, MPH, Candice K. Jalonen, MPH, Margaret J. Boler, Margaret B. Hargreaves, MPP, Suzanne M. Gaines, MMA
4:42 PMDisparities in access to health care and disease screening among King County residents of seven ethnic heritages
Michael S. Smyser, MPH, James W. Krieger, MD, MPH, David Solet, PhD
4:54 PMHealth outreach to culturally/linguistically isolated communities: The case of the Cape Verdean community in Boston
Carole C. Upshur, Ed.D, Miren Uriarte, PhD
5:06 PMPreventing inter-ethnic conflicts in three public housing sites in Seattle: Understanding the issues from residents' perspective
Ahoua Kone, MPH, Clarence Spigner, PhD, Stella Chao, Kirsten Senturia, PhD, James Krieger, MD, MPH
5:18 PMWhat's money got to do with it? Making much while making do in a grassroots health outreach partnership
Ruth B. Pickard, PhD, Marcia Solomon, LMSW, Alvin Rose, MDIV, Verla Davis, MPH, Ellen Chaplin, LMSW, Michael Schoenberg, M>S>, Terry Huynh, BS, Anissa Pfannenstiel, BS, for Planeview Colleagues Healthy Options
5:30 PMFireworks and traumatic brain injury in Chinese Dragon Year and Y2K
Walter K. Patrick, MD, PhD, Wen-Ta Chiu, MD, PhD, Fong Ching Chang, MA, MPH
The following abstracts have been withdrawn by the authors:
Innovative Approach to Improve Health Status of California's Refugee Population
Michael Ayala, MS
Sponsor:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Cosponsors:Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health; Environment; Food and Nutrition; Health Administration; International Health; Latino Caucus; Social Work

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA