The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA

Session: Innovative Community-based Approaches to Program and Policy Development aimed at Reducing Disparities in Primary Care and Prevention
4021.0: Tuesday, November 12, 2002: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Oral
Innovative Community-based Approaches to Program and Policy Development aimed at Reducing Disparities in Primary Care and Prevention
Learning Objectives: Participants will understand sucessful community efforts for effecting behavior changes.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Elizabeth A. Wennar, MPH, DHA
8:30 AMBuilding community health promotion strategies to eliminate racial health disparities
Tricia Tillman, MPH, Lillian Shirley, RN, MPH, MPA
8:45 AMHealth Education Literacy Program (HELP): A health literacy partnership
Lauren Schwartz, MPH, Diane Rosenthal, Robert S Hoffman, MD, Maria Mercurio-Zappala, MS, RPh
9:00 AMObesity: A public health policy issue
Roy Grant, Pamella Darby, MPH, RD, Irwin Redlener, MD
9:15 AMDevelopment, implementation and evaluation of an osteoporosis prevention outreach program for middle-aged women
Lori W Turner, RD, PhD, Blake A. Perry, MS, Amy Gray, BS, Ro DiBrezzo, PhD, Sharon Hunt, EdD
9:30 AMCampaigning for behavior change What the National Folic Acid Campaign has taught us
Mary Iodice, MA, MPH, CHES, Joann Petrini, MPH, Suzanne Nobrega, MS, Janis Biermann, MS
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Public Health Nursing; School Health Education and Services; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Chiropractic, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work

The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA