3387.0 Using Communication to Reduce Health Disparities

Monday, October 27, 2008: 4:30 PM

Board 1
Assessing Disparities in Knowledge, Attitudes and Influenza Vaccination Status among Black and White Seniors
Kenzie A. Cameron, PhD MPH, Joe Feinglass, PhD, Jason A. Thompson, Christopher Lyttle, MA and Gregory Makoul, PhD
Board 2
Increasing African American seniors' knowledge, positive attitudes, and intention to be vaccinated against influenza through a multimedia education program
Kenzie A. Cameron, PhD MPH, Mafo Kamanda-Kosseh, BA, Michael E. Roloff, PhD, David W. Baker, MD, MPH and Gregory Makoul, PhD
Board 3
Health literacy among women presenting with abnormal cervical cancer screens in Chicago
Melissa A. Simon, MD, MPH, Talar Markossian, MPH, Julia Shklovskaya, MPPA, Phyllis Ferguson-Collum, MSW, Julie Darnell, MHSA, PhD, Charles Bennett, MD, PhD, MPH and Elizabeth Calhoun, PhD
Board 5
Board 6
Culturally diverse barbershops serve as effective location for circulation of prevention information
Kathleen Herr-Zaya, BSN, MS, PhD, Sherry Tucker Brown, MS, Malik K. Brown, MBA, Euan Davis, Stefano Keel, LICSW, MMHS, Rachel Thomas, MPH and Fernando Perfas, BSBA
Board 7
An analysis of physician initiated communication and its impact on behavioral steps and physical activity among Latina women
Maura R. Reilly, Guadalupe Ayala, PhD, MPH, John P. Elder, PhD, MPH and Kevin Patrick, MD, MS
Board 8
More than disseminating facts: Using multiple communication modalities to break the silence around HIV in Kenya
Leah C. Neubauer, MA, Alexandra G. Murphy, PhD, Gary W. Harper, PhD, MPH, Augusta Muthigani, MA, Julius Ruto, BA and Amanda Gibbons, PhD, MPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Gerontological Health, Socialist Caucus