Session: Community Partnerships that Work to Improve the Public's Health
3110.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Community Partnerships that Work to Improve the Public's Health
This session will review the relationships betweeen the community residents, agencies and health departments. The challenges of developing providers in rural areas will be explored as well as identifying resources to assist healthcare funding needs. The NYC Childhood Asthma Initiative will be discussed.
Learning Objectives: Paticipants will explore: 1)effective partnership between communities and health departments; 2)list key barriers to recruitment of health care providers in rural areas; and 3)list fuve methods of identifying resources to assist healthcare funding needs.
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Moderator(s):Nancy A. Myers, RN, MEd, CPHQ
10:30 AMExamining community capacities for effective partnerships: Preliminary findings from the Partnership for the Publicís Health Initiative
Clarissa Hsu, PhD, Maria Casey, MA, MEd, Rhonda Sarnoff, DrPH, MSPH, Allen Cheadle, PhD, Pamela M. Schwartz, MPH, William Beery, MPH
10:42 AMFunding challenges breed creative solutions
Sanu Somachandran, MPH, Jay Jezierski, MPH, James N Burdine, Dr PH, Monica L. Wendel, MA, MPH, Julie Ann Parrish, MA, Coleman Chandler, MPH, Rachel Annette Summers, Michael R.J. Felix
10:54 AMSustainability of community-based partnerships initiated by public health department contracts
Carolyn A Berry, PhD, Aileen Reid, MPA, Tricia Schmitt, MPA, Daniel Kass, MSPH, Lorna Davis, MS
11:06 AMCommunity-building and public health: Developing partnerships between local health departments, community-based agencies and residents
Chinyere Persina Madawaki, MPH, Whitney L. Dotson, MPH, Roxeanne Carrillo, MSW, Henry Clark, PhD, Johnny White
11:18 AMCommunity development and the recruitment of health care providers
Joy Shepherd, MPH, CHES, Holly Felix, MPA
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Chiropractic Health Care; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

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