5003.0 Exploring the links between spirituality and health

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 8:30 AM
These poster presentations represent public health interventions and research that focuses on the various ways spirituality and health are related.
Session Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives.

Board 1
Church-based colorectal cancer intervention in underserved Korean Americans
Grace X. Ma, PhD, Steven E. Shive, PHD, MPH, Yin Tan, MD and Jamil I. Toubbeh, PhD
Board 4
Exploring the link between religiosity and colorectal cancer screening
Mary A. Garza, PhD, MPH, Janice V. Bowie, PhD, MPH and Kim Dobson-Sydnor, PhD
Board 5
Religiosity, self-efficacy, acculturation, and social support correlate higher physical activity among church going Latinas
Trang N. Nguyen, MPH, CHES, Elizabeth Mejia, MS, Elizabeth Pastrana, Elva M. Arredondo, PhD and Guadalupe Ayala, PhD, MPH
Board 6
Evaluating a Faith-Based Cancer Education Program for African Americans in South Carolina
Marvella E. Ford, PhD, June Streets, Beth McClary, MS, Amy E. Herrin, MS, Marylou B. Stinson, MS, James W. Etheredge, MPA and Elizabeth Garrett-Mayer, PhD
Board 7
Religiosity and opinions about smoking policies
Ki H. Park, MA, Melvin E. Gonnerman, Ph D and Gene M. Lutz, PhD
Board 9
Role of religion and spirituality in cancer coping among African Americans: Testing a theoretical model
Cheryl Holt, PhD, Lee Caplan, PhD, Victor Blake, MD, MTS, Emily Schulz, PhD, Penny Southward, MPPM, Elise McLin and Rhonda Frost
Board 10
Organizational readiness to participate in research: Examining the organizational factors of Black Churches that support engagement in research to reduce health disparities
Bryan Weiner, PhD, Molly M. De Marco, PhD, MPH, Melissa A. Green, MPH, Carlton Boyd, MPH, Michelle Manning, MPH, Moses V. Goldmon, EdD, Monica Hadley, BA, Giselle Corbie Smith, MD MSC, P. Renee Myatt, MPH, MA and Alice Ammerman, DrPH, RD

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: Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus