4254.0 Evidence-based health promotion programs in faith communities

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 2:30 PM
This session focuses on emperical research and evidence-based health promotion programs in faith communities. Presentations focus specifically on HIV/AIDS, health literacy, and community campaigns.
Session Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives.

2:45 PM
Exploring urban congregations' capacity for HIV prevention & care: A case study analysis
Kathryn Pitkin Derose, PhD, MPH, Peter J. Mendel, PhD, Laura W. Castaneda, PhD, Michael Mata, MA, MDiv, Clyde W. Oden, DO, MPH, MDiv, Ricky N. Bluthenthal, PhD, Kartika Palar, MA, Blanca Dominguez, MPH and David E. Kanouse, PhD
3:00 PM
Challenges facing African American churches in HIV/AIDS prevention
Dennis Edward Corbin, PhD, Clyde W. Oden, DO, MPH, MDiv, Jennifer A. Hawes-Dawson, BA and Kathryn Pitkin Derose, PhD, MPH
3:30 PM
Community walking campaigns in faith communities: The Healthy Congregations in Action (HCIA) Experience
Judy A. Johnston, MS, RD, LD, Elizabeth Ablah, PhD, MPH and Kurt Konda

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

Organized by: Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community
Endorsed by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Women's Caucus

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