Session: Teaching Activism for Public Health
4085.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Teaching Activism for Public Health
Consistent with our mission to connect issues of social justice and public health in our lives and in the work that we do, the Spirit of 1848 invites abstracts presenting ideas for teaching activism in public health to students in diverse kinds of classes: at professional schools, in colleges, or in community-based settings. Abstracts are invited covering the following range of topics: ~ individual courses and/or techniques that have been employed to successfully teach activism; ~ curricular models for teaching activism; ~ pedagogical theory (ies) advancing activism This session will be in Tuesday morning 8:30 to 10:00 am APHA time slot.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organizer(s):Babette J. Neuberger, JD, MPH
Lisa D. Moore, PhD
8:30 AMTeaching activism for public health
Lisa D. Moore, PhD
8:35 AMCommunity Action Model: Working with advocates to change the place they live
Isabel Auerbach, MPH, Buffy Bunting, MPH, Sylvia de Trinidad, MPH, Christina Goette, MPH, Susana Hennessey-Lavery, MPH, Yin Yan Leung, MPH, Michael L Radetsky, MA, MPH, Mele Smith, MPH, Virginia Smyly, MPH, Ana Validzic, MPH
8:50 AMUsing Literature to Teach Activism for Public Health
Martin T Donohoe, MD, FACP
9:05 AMUnlocking students' activist spirits: Experiential learning and leadership in the San Jose State University MPH program
Emalie Huriaux, MPH(c)
9:20 AMMedia Advocacy: Using news as a pressure tool for social change
Sonja Herbert, MPH, Lori Dorfman, DrPH
9:35 AMDiscussant
Meredith Minkler, DrPH
Organized by:Spirit of 1848 Caucus
Endorsed by:Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA; Community Health Workers SPIG; Epidemiology; Health Equity and Public Hospitals Caucus; Health Law Forum; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers; Maternal and Child Health; Occupational Health and Safety; Peace Caucus; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Student Caucus; School Health Education and Services; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

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