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Session: Faith and Health Collaborations That Work
4022.0: Tuesday, November 9, 2004: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Faith and Health Collaborations That Work
There is an increasing effort to engage faith communities to address public health issues. Partnerships between public health, universities and houses of worship have been developed to learn more about the perspectives of communtiy residents, in order to better identify and address public health issues. The purpose of this session is to showcase examples of these efforts in order to show the effectives of these collaborations.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to: 1) Recognize the importance of faith/health collboarations 2) Describe the elements of effective faith/health collaboratives 3) Discuss complexities of faith/health collaborations
Moderator(s):Doris Lassiter
8:30 AMReligious influences on trust in physicians and the health care system  [ Recorded presentation ]
Maureen Reindl Benjamins, PhD
8:45 AMColumbus Congregations for Healthy Youth: A collaborative project for research and action  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kenneth J. Steinman, PhD, MPH, Elizabeth Cooksey, PhD, Linda James Myers, PhD, Townsand Price-Spratlen, PhD, Ron Ryles
9:00 AMA collaboration for clergy health and wellness  [ Recorded presentation ]
Bethann Witcher Cottrell, PhD, Gail G. McCray, MA
9:15 AMDeveloping a religious health fatalism measure for the African-American faith community
Monica D. Franklin, MA, David G. Schlundt, PhD
9:30 AMImpact of cultural beliefs and practices on HIV/AIDS prevention in Africa  [ Recorded presentation ]
Evatt Mugarura, Pernessa C. Seele, MS, Erline Belton, MA, Joyce Moon Howard, DrPH, V. AnnDenise Brown, DrPH, Samiya A. Bashir, Nguru Karugu, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Black Caucus of Health Workers; Public Health Education and Health Promotion
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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