3096.0 American Indian And Alaska Native Health Issues From North To South

Monday, October 27, 2008: 10:30 AM
Session Objectives: Describe health disparities in American Indian and Alaska Native communities Learn how culture and research blend together to enhance the health of our communities

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People's Clinic: A health education partnership with North Carolina American Indian communities
Jaimie Cathryn Hunter, MPH, Sarah Elizabeth Langdon, BA, Kristy Woods, MD, MPH and Ronny A. Bell, PhD, MS
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White Mountain Apache Tribe/ Johns Hopkins University (WMAT/JHU) Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) student and faculty development training project
Mariddie Craig, Cathie Frazier, MS, MPH, Francene Larzelere-Hinton, Kathleen Norton, MA, Kristen Lynne Speakman, MA/ MPH, Olivia Sloan, BA, Allison Barlow, MPH, MA and Mathuram Santosham, MD, MPH
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Community Pulling Together: Promoting cultural identity and preventing substance abuse in a Tribal community
Lisa R. Thomas, PhD, Robin LW Sigo, MSW, Dennis M. Donovan, PhD, Lisette Austin, MA, Gidget Lincoln, Lisa Jackson and Heather Lonczak, PhD
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A model for capacity building and program sustainability: Training and implementation to transfer a home-visiting program for Adolescent American Indian parents to tribal public health nursing programs
Kristen Lynne Speakman, MA/ MPH, Allison Barlow, MPH, MA, Jill Moses, MD, MPH, Tennille Marley, MPH, Crystal Kee, Wilpita Bia, AA, Louise Yazzie, BS, Adella Begaye, Audrey Solimon, MPH and Elena Varipatis-Baker
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Results of a community pilot intervention to prevent obesity beginning in infancy
Tam Lutz, MPH, MHA, Cheryl Ritenbaugh, PhD, MPH, Mikel Aickin, PhD, Gerardo Maupome, DDS, PhD and Njeri Karanja, PhD, RD
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American Indian and Alaska Native Elder Health in California
Delight Satter, MPH and Steven Wallace, PhD
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Building evidence for cultural interventions to prevent youth substance abuse and suicide risk: The Ellangneq studies
Gerald Mohatt, EdD, Jim Allen, PhD, Gunnaer Ebbesson, LPC MAC and Debbie Alstrom

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Organized by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Endorsed by: Gerontological Health, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

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