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Session: The Faith Communities, Social Justice and Health Disparities
5003.0: Wednesday, November 08, 2006: 8:30 AM-9:30 AM
The Faith Communities, Social Justice and Health Disparities
Posters will allow participants to hear many projects in the varied way faith communities have seen justice and disparities and how they have addressed those issues.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to identify how faith and justice are related to health disparities and will identify methods to address those disparities
Board 1Life in a North Carolina Islamic community: An action-oriented community diagnosis
Aisha L. Moore, Emily M. Burrows, Malea Hoepf
Board 2Development of a spiritually-based educational program to increase informed decision making for prostate cancer screening in African American churches *
Cheryl Holt, PhD, Theresa Wynn, PhD, Emily Schulz, PhD, Sanford Jeames, BS, Mark Litaker, PhD, Penny Southward, BS
Board 3Role of religion and spirituality in cancer coping among African Americans: A qualitative examination *
Cheryl Holt, PhD, Emily Schulz, PhD, Lee Caplan, PhD, Victor Blake, MD, MTS, Penny Southward, BS, Hope Lawrence, MA, Ayanna Buckner, MD, MPH
Board 4Mobilizing African American faith based organizations to reduce health disparities
Rosedelia Ancheta, MS, Dwight Tillery, JD, Vanessa Gentry, JD
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:APHA-International Human Rights Committee; Maternal and Child Health; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA