Session: Community Health Workers Addressing Health Disparities in their Communities
5090.0: Wednesday, November 19, 2003: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Community Health Workers Addressing Health Disparities in their Communities
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Maria Lemus
12:30 PMCommunity Health Workers and Health Access: Experience with the Community Health Access Project (CHAP)
Mehrnaz Davoudi, MPH, Katie Eilers, MPH, Deborah C. Glik, ScD, Amy S. Myerson, MA, Veronica Trigueros, MPH, Maria Ramirez, Dionesha Simmons
12:50 PMREACH Promotoras as agents of change: A community-based public health model to address health disparities on the Texas-Mexico border
Dores Jay-Pang, MA, Paul Villas, Letty Gomez, Dorren Garza, Rebecca Garza
1:10 PMReducing disparities in identification and treatment of mental health disorders of Latino and Russian-speaking primary care clients: A Community Health Work approach *
Graham Harriman, MA, LPC, Marcela Dixon, CHW, Sergiy Barsukov, BA, CHW
1:30 PMWomen's Cancer Initative: A successful collaboration addressing cancer health disparities for Spanish-speaking women
Joanne B. Genet, PA, Jane Garcia, Dolores Moorehead, Esther Gutierrez, Lindsey Dohlman, Marianna Moore, Harriet Karis
Organized by:Community Health Workers SPIG
Endorsed by:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus; Spirit of 1848 Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA