Session: Impact of religion and spirituality on health
3174.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Impact of religion and spirituality on health
Learning Objectives: Understand the difference between faith and spirituality Gain insights on how to identify issues of religion and spirituality Identify methods to access the impact of religion and spirituality on health
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Doris Lassiter
Table 1Let justice roll down: Working with faith communities to advocate for the underserved
Kathryn Pitkin Derose, MPH, PhD, Joanne Leslie, ScD
Table 2A Church Based Needs Assessment of Women's Health Concerns
Julie Gast, PhD, Emily Whitney, BS
Table 3Faith and health leaders collaborating to eliminate health disparities
Mimi Kiser, Gary Gunderson
Table 4Increasing the Role of Faith Leaders in Violence Prevention
Cody D. Stephens, MA, Norman L. Kerr, James Kenady, Rev, Tio Hardiman, Elena D. Quintana, PhD, Gary Slutkin, MD, Tim Metzger, MUPP, Michael Schoeny, PhD
Table 5Building a collaborative partnership among faith-based organizations and an agency caring for clients with mental disorders
Carolyn H Mason, MS, RN
Table 6African American clergy attitudes and opinions surrounding organ and tissue donation
Michelle Annmarie Doldren, MPH, CHES, Kimberly Jacob-Arriola, PhD, MPH, Jennie P. Perryman, RN, PhD
Table 7Models of faith-based HIV testing and counseling
V. AnnDenise Brown, DrPH, Saba Jearld, Pernessa C. Seele, MA
Table 8Religiosity and its perceived impact in an African American church-going community: Social support and stress buffering as determinants within the religion-health relationship
Cheryl L. Holt, PhD, Laura Lewellyn Kelhoffer, MA
Table 9Attitudes, Behaviors and Preferences at End of Life: The Role of Ethnicity and Spiritual Coping
Gala True, PhD, Etienne J Phipps, PhD, Leonard E. Braitman, PhD, Diana Harris, MA
Organized by:Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Nursing, Pharmacy

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