Session: Grassroots and Community Based Efforts to Promote Health among Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
3332.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Grassroots and Community Based Efforts to Promote Health among Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Board 1Health practices and needs of immigrant Asian women in North Carolina
Molly Loomis, MPH, Eugenia Eng, DrPH, Merry-K. Moos, RN, FNP, MPH
Board 2Promoting health care access for emerging AAPI communities: AAPCHO's community building activities in the Midwest and mountain state regions
Junko Honma, MSW
Board 3Developing a public education campaign on organ donation to address disparities in organ transplant waiting times for Asian Pacific Americans: A pilot survey in Seattle, Washington
Kristine A. Wong, MPH, Vicky Cárdenas, MHS, PhC, Maxine Chan, Clarence Spigner, DrPH, MPH, Margaret D. Allen, MD
Board 4Culturally-tailored breast and cervical cancer programs in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities: The critical role of community health educators
Lisa Fu, MPH, Tu-Uyen Ngoc Nguyen, MPH, Karen Rezai, MPH, Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, RN, MN, PhD
Board 5Gaining community involvement and support: Organizing community forums to prevent cervical cancer among Vietnamese-American women
Allyn M. Fernandez, Jeremiah Mock, MSc, PhD, Thoa Nguyen, Thien-Nhien Luong, MPH, Tuyet Ha-Iaconis, Hung Pham, MD, MPH, Ching Wong, Stephen J. McPhee, MD, Hy Lam, Tung T. Nguyen, MD, Ky Q. Lai, MD, MPH, Hiep Doan, MD, Ching Wong
Board 6An evaluation of enabling services at community health centers
Rosy Chang Weir, PhD, Heidi Park, PhD, MPH
Board 7Utilizing local and ethnic media to increase diabetes awareness in AAPI communities
Stacy K. Lavilla, MS, Nina Lynn Agbayani, BSN, RN
Withdrawn -- Integrating program and policy work in AAPI communities: Lessons from the AAPI tobacco control movement
Tonya L. Lang, MPH, CHES, Kelly Koh, MA
Board 8Building a website to distribute Vietnamese-language health promotion and cancer prevention information and materials
Hy Lam, Stephen J. McPhee, MD, Ching Wong, Thoa Nguyen, Jeremiah Mock, MSc, PhD, Tung T. Nguyen, MD, Hiep Doan, MD, Ky Q. Lai, MD, MPH
Board 9Cardiovascular health needs of underserved Asians: Risk assessments in the Filipino community
Juliana Tu, MS, CHES, Matilde Alvarado, RN, MSN, Robinson Fulwood, PhD, MSPH, Gregory J. Morosco, PhD, MPH
Organized by:Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA
Endorsed by:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Chiropractic Health Care; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Community Health Workers SPIG; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus; Vietnam Caucus

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