5013.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Epidemiological information on refugee and immigrants' health status: Health Disparities

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Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Ximena Urrutia-Rojas, DrPH
8:30 AMBlood pressure increases with length of stay in the US among Hmong refugees in California
Peter Kunstadter, PhD, Candice Wong, MD, PhD, Serge Lee, PhD, Ghia Xiong, VaKue Vang, Michael Comerford, RN
8:42 AMLinking culturally competent research and care for immigrants
Julia Muennich Cowell, PhD, RNC, FAAN, Mayumi A. Willgerodt, PhD, MPH, RN
8:54 AMCommunity church-based low-income hispanic and undocumented immigrant health care intervention project
Glenna S. Allbritton, RN, MSN, CFNP, Luis H. Martinez, MD, Ximena Urrutia-Rojas, RN, DrPH
9:06 AMFocus groups or interviews: Considerations for developing multi-lingual/multi-ethnic research studies in health care
Clancy J. Clark, BA
9:18 AMHealth status of the children of immigrants: Paradoxical or predictable?
Meredith Alyce Kleykamp, BA
9:30 AMBuilding a coalition to eliminate health disparities in the Asian Indian population in New Jersey
Dorothy A Caputo, MA, RNC, CNA, CDE, Sunil Parikh
Sponsor:Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health
Cosponsors:Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA; Environment; Epidemiology; HIV/AIDS SPIG; Health Administration; Latino Caucus; Social Work; Socialist Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA