4293.0 Advocacy and Community-based Research Efforts to Address AAPI Health Needs

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 4:30 PM
Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are a growing community that comprised 5.3% of the total U.S. population in 2005 (U.S. Census, 2005). This session will describe innovative, research-community partnerships and advocacy efforts that have been used to promote and address health issues among AAPI populations.
Session Objectives: Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, the participant (learner) will be able to: 1) describe the process of participatory research; 2. discuss innovative partnership based programs to address health issues in AAPI communities; and 3. articulate the importance of advocacy and community partnerships to promote AAPI health.
Nadine L. Chan, PhD MPH

5:00 PM
Developing a research framework for health disparities centers: A case study
Nadia Islam, PhD, Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH, Noilyn Abesamis-Mendoza, MPH, Henrietta Ho-Asjoe, MPS and Mariano Rey, MD
5:15 PM
Evaluating the impact of an academic-community research consortium on HIV testing and research capacity
Audrey K. Bangi, PhD, MPH, Christian Alvez, Frank Wong, PHD and Tri Do, MD, MPH
5:30 PM
Correlates of smoking cessation among Filipino-American men
Gabriel James Garcia, MA, MPH, Romina Romero, MPH and Annette E. Maxwell, DrPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, HIV/AIDS

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing