4166.0 Success Stories: Community-Based Public Health Efforts to Inform Politics, Policy, and Public Health (e.g., Social and Environmental Justice)

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 12:30 PM
This session will feature talks that describe the findings, outcomes, and successes of CBPR endeavors
Session Objectives: • Provide examples of studies that have determined program success • Describe how successful CBPR endeavors can lead to policy change • Understand how CBPR can successfully address health disparities • How CBPR can be used in research that involves advocacy
Willie H. Oglesby, MSPH, PhD

12:30 PM
Impact of exogenous change of the physical environment on social determinants of health
Luther G. Brewster, PhD, David Brown, MD, Agnes Morton, RN, Anthony Jennings, JD, MPA, Janvier Gasana, MD PhD and Sonjia Kenya, EdD
12:45 PM
Forming public and private partnerships for community based participatory research: The St Roch walking path
Kathryn M. Parker, MPH, Jeanette Gustat, PhD MPH, Adam B. Becker, PhD, MPH, Janet C. Rice, PhD and Thomas Farley, MD, MPH
1:00 PM
Capacity-Building as a means to removing the Borders to Community-based Participatory Research
Tara Hayden, MHSA, Jennine Martin, Terry Guerra and Alia Walker
1:30 PM
Community of wellness: A coalition impacting social, political and economic contributors to health disparities in one community
Juana Ballesteros, RN BSN MPH, Mayra Hernandez, José Lopez, PhD (ABD), Eliud Medina, Miguel Morales, BA, Irma Pacheco, Steven Whitman, PhD, Xichel A. Woods, MHA, Miguel Palacio, MA and Madeline Roman-Vargas, MA

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Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers SPIG, Ethics SPIG, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus

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