3022.0 New and Emerging Roles for CHWs, Including Researchers, Patient Navigators, Trainers etc

Monday, November 5, 2007: 8:30 AM

8:30 AM
Deaf Americans as Community Health Workers
Anita Marie Buel and Nancy Joan Meyers, MS
8:45 AM
Put down the tortilla and pick up the fork: Using peer education to ensure culturally-appropriate nutrition education in Chicago Latino communities
Sandy Sifuentes, NPE, Miriam Virto, NPE, Nancy Alvarez, NPE, Magdalena Raigosa, NPE, Cristina Martinez, RD, LDN, MSW, Jen Kauper-Brown, MPH and Anastasia McGee, RD, CDE
9:00 AM
Methods of Engagement: Integrating Community Health Workers as Guides in Community-Based Research
E. Lee Rosenthal, MPH, PhD, Esperanza Vasquez, CHW, Hector Balcazar, MS, PhD, Leslie Schulz, PhD, Vicente Martinez, Leticia Flores, MPH and Grizelda Martinez
9:15 AM
Community Health Workers: Building capacity to address Filipino heart health in New York City and New Jersey
Rhodora Ursua, MPH, Noilyn Abesamis-Mendoza, MPH, Romerico Foz, BS, Henry Soliveres, BA, Potri Ranka Manis, RN and Mariano Rey, MD

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

Organized by: Community Health Workers SPIG
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, Latino Caucus, Health Administration, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Community-Based Public Health Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA

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