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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Other Important CHW Issues
3072.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Other Important CHW Issues
This poster session includes presentations on a wide range of issues of concern to CHWs and CHW supporters.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Board 1Evaluating the efficacy of a patient navigator program with Hispanic patients from community clinics
Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH, Sandra L. San Miguel de Majors, MS, Alexander R. Miller, MD, Kipling Gallion, MA
Board 2Community health workers: Central to systems navigation and community based participatory research
Carla Clasen, RN/MPH, Kimberly Conner, Cecelia Smith, CHRA, Dionne Henderson, BS, William Tindall, PhD, RPh
Board 3Psychosocial support for community health workers in a peer case management model
Dionna Walters, MPH, Sharon Rumley, RN, MPH, Cheryl Merzel, DrPH, Wendy Nealy, MSW, Amee Bay, Gail Burrus, Maureen Bell, Jean Davis, Pamela Davis, MPH, Sarine Allen, Lisa Sleet, Kim Nixon, Rene Stratton
Board 4Improving adherence to highly active anti-retroviral therapy using directly observed therapy administered by community health workers
Sasha Kohnowich, Jose Sostre, Karen Peugh, Barbara Uhrie, Michael Abele, MD, Samantha Bessega, MD, Krishnamoorthy Rao, MD, Dorcas Grigg-Saito, MS, Denise Sanderson, Scott Record
Board 5Bringing community health workers into the electronic age
Kimberly Conner, Karen Doty, Advocate, Mary M. Crimmins, MA, Carla Clasen, RN/MPH
Board 6Postpartum doulas: Domains of paraprofessional practice
Kimberly D. Campbell-Voytal, PhD, RN, Judith Fry McComish, PhD, RN, Carolynn Rowland, PhD, RN
Board 7Community-health workers in Bangladesh: Negotiation and counseling in newborn care preparedness
Larissa M. Jennings, BA MHS, Nabeel A. Ali, BA MA, Peter Winch, MD MPH, Ishtiaq Mannan, MD MPH, Abdullah H. Baqui, PhD MPH, M. Habibur Rahman Seraji, MD MPH, Rowshan Jahan, BA MA, Khaleda Ahkter, BA MA
Board 8Community health advisors mobilizing & empowering communities through Innovative capacity building research-based approaches
Sokoya Finch, Ferman Richardson, BS, Roderick Palmer, BS, Roland Smart, BS
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Community Health Workers SPIG
Endorsed by:Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA