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Session: Environmental Justice and Community-Based Public Health
3328.0: Monday, November 8, 2004: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Environmental Justice and Community-Based Public Health
"Public Health and the Environment", reflects the profound impact environmental factors have on the health of the communities in which we live. The role of community-based public health in resolving issues regarding air quality, water quality, the food we eat, and how we can protect and preserve the environment, will be examined.
Learning Objectives: The participants in this session will be able to: 1) Describe the impact of environmental justice issues in several settings 2) Recognize roles and participation of different partners in ameliorating environmental injustices 3) Articulate the process of conducting CBPR research and education on Environmental Justice Issues
Moderator(s):Stephanie Farquhar, PhD
4:30 PMCollaboration on migrant health issues among diverse communities: Lessons learned from the Partnership for Citrus Worker Health in Immokalee, Florida  [ Recorded presentation ]
Paul F. Monaghan, Carol A. Bryant, PhD, Tirso Moreno, Robert J. McDermott, PhD, Melinda S Forthofer, PhD, Kelli R. McCormack Brown, PhD, CHES
4:45 PMGoliath defeated: A community coalition defends public health and environmental justice against big oil and city hall
Juan Reardon, MD, MPH, Kay Wallis, MPH, Henry Clark, PhD, Bradley Angel
5:00 PMPartnering for Community Health and Recovery in Spartanburg, SC  [ Recorded presentation ]
John E. Vena, PhD, Freda Wilson, PhD, Harold Mitchell, Donald J. Goodwin, MS, DrPH, Reginald S. Avery, PhD
5:15 PMChallenges to grassroots, community-based environment and health projects: Lessons for supporters
Neenah Estrella-Luna, MPH, Marcos J. Luna
5:30 PMWithdrawn -- Housing redevelopment, displacement and community health: Voices from within
Marisela Gomez, PhDMDMPH, Lisa Williams
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Environment; Health Administration; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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