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Session: Public Health Discriminations: A Civil Right's Issue?
3203.0: Monday, November 05, 2007: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Oral
Public Health Discriminations: A Civil Right's Issue?
This session will review public health discriminations or disparities affect health and wellness. Discussion of various health care disparities include cancer, HIV, and stress.
Learning Objectives: Learn about stress as a public health issue and strategies for coping. Understand how sexual health is affected by myths and beliefs. Identify screening initiatives for cancer.
Organizer(s):Claire Johnson, MSEd, DC
Moderator(s):Diane Johnson, MPH
12:30 PM   Policies involving structural interventions to reduce risks associated with HIV/AIDS in communities of Color in Chicago, Illinois
William Ebomoyi, PhD
12:45 PM   Assessing the immediate and longer term impact of an Undoing Racism workshop on individuals and their organizations
Geraldine Oliva, MD, MPH, Virginia Smyly, MPH, CHES, Frederick Tatum, MHA, Sandra Johnson, BS, Jennifer Rienks, PhD, Judith Belfiori, MPH, MA, Linda Mach Burch, MPH
1:00 PM   Oral Cancer Screening Efforts among Black Men on the Southside of Chicago
Thomas Mason, MD, Bonnie Thomas, MD, Marcus Murray, Craig Spivey, MSW, Matthew Greene, BS
1:15 PM   Are HIV conspiracy beliefs deleterious to African American's sexual health ?
Cheryl Armstead, MS(R), PhD, Eugena Kenyatta Griffin, MA
1:30 PM   Coping with racial stress: A public health issue
Cheryl Armstead, MS(R), PhD, Eugena Kenyatta Griffin, MA
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Black Caucus of Health Workers
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Community Health Workers SPIG; HIV/AIDS; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 135th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 3-7, 2007) of APHA