3203.0 Public Health Discriminations: A Civil Right's Issue?

Monday, November 5, 2007: 12:30 PM
This session will review public health discriminations or disparities affect health and wellness. Discussion of various health care disparities include cancer, HIV, and stress.
Session 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.
Claire Johnson, MSEd, DC

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 and 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 and Matthew Greene, BS
1:15 PM
Are HIV conspiracy beliefs deleterious to African American's sexual health ?
Cheryl Armstead, MS(R), PhD and Eugena Kenyatta Griffin, MA
1:30 PM
Coping with racial stress: A public health issue
Cheryl Armstead, MS(R), PhD and 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: Socialist Caucus, HIV/AIDS, Community Health Workers SPIG, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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