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Session: Community Activism and Participatory Approaches Towards Advancing the Health of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
3319.0: Monday, November 8, 2004: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Community Activism and Participatory Approaches Towards Advancing the Health of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Board 1An examination of enabling services at community health centers serving Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders
Rosy Chang Weir, PhD, Heidi Park, PhD, MPH
Board 2Diabetes awareness activities with policymakers: Targeted education can make a difference
Melinda D. Martin, BS, Elisa Wong, BA, Jeffrey Caballero, MPH, Nina Lynn Agbayani, BSN, RN
Board 3Effective Health Communications: Finding the Right Channel for a Linguistically Isolated Population
Hae-Ra Han, RN, PhD, Miyong Kim, RN, PhD, Jeonghee Kang, PhD, RN, Moonju Ko, Gina Pistulka, RN, MPH, Hwayun Lee, RN, MSN, MPH, Kim B. Kim, PhD
Board 4Sources of health information among Vietnamese American men
Erica D. Woodall, MPH, Victoria M. Taylor, MD, MPH, Yutaka Yasui, PhD, Quyen Ngo-Metzger, MD, MPH, Nancy J. Burke, PhD, Hue Thai, ND, J. Carey Jackson, MD, MA, MPH
Board 5Development of a community-led cultural sensitivity training
Diane B. Mitschke, MSW, Sarah A. Fox, EdD, Sally Carson
Board 6Access to health care services among Micronesians in Hawaii
Jin Young Choi, MS, MA, MPH
Board 7Lay health workers: Agents of change for cervical cancer screening among Vietnamese-American women
Kieuly Dang, MPH, Hiep T. Doan, MD, Thoa Nguyen, Ky Q. Lai, MD, MPH, Ching Wong, Jeremiah Mock, MSc, PhD, Stephen J. McPhee, MD, Tung T. Nguyen, MD, Hy Lam
Board 8Using the illness representation model to understand breast cancer screening practices among a community sample of New York City Korean American women
Simona Kwon, MPH, Karolynn Siegel, PhD, Ruby Senie, PhD
Board 9Creating a culturally sensitive breast health photonovella with Chinese women
Laura Oppenheim, Rickie Brawer, MPH, James Plumb, MD, MPH
Board 10Community-outreach to high-risk Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs)
Tooru Nemoto, Mariko Iwamoto, Serena Wong, Myan Nguyen, Peggy Lee, Walter Chang, Yungju Oh
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Community-Based Public Health Caucus; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA