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Session: Community-Based Research of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health: Guiding Policy and Practice
4258.0: Tuesday, November 9, 2004: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Community-Based Research of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health: Guiding Policy and Practice
This session will describe real cases of community based public health interventions and research that involve partnerships between academic researchers and communities to address the range of excess morbidities and mortalities from various diseases that affect urban minority populations in the City of Boston.
Learning Objectives: 1. Identification of strategies for establishing effective partnerships between academic researchers and communities of color. 2. Discussion of models of health services research and practice for studying social, economic and environmental determinants of health for urban minority populations.
Organizer(s):Elmer R. Freeman, MSW
Moderator(s):Elmer R. Freeman, MSW
4:30 PMCommunity based research in Boston's neighborhoods to inform clinical practice and influence health policy  [ Recorded presentation ]
Elmer R. Freeman, MSW
4:45 PMNational Eye Institute Community Award Project: Meeting Healthy Vision 2010 objectives in partnership with community health centers  [ Recorded presentation ]
Roger Wilson, OD
5:00 PMUsing center based research and evidence based practice to address disparities in diabetes among African American and Latino patients in Roxbury  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michelle L. Jacobs, PharmD
5:15 PMPre-conception screening and assessment project: A community health center-public health-academic collaboration to improve the health of women  [ Recorded presentation ]
Barbara Gottlieb, MD, MPH, Cindy Engler Engler, MPH, RN
5:30 PMSocial transformation models: Public health practice strategies for community-centered coalition building  [ Recorded presentation ]
Brian K. Gibbs, PhD, MPA, Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Community-Based Public Health Caucus; Health Administration; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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