3020.0 CBPR Approaches to Physical and Built Environments

Monday, November 9, 2009: 8:30 AM
During this oral session, the speakers will highlight community input and engagement in setting the research agenda within their neighborhood.
Session Objectives: Identify outcomes of community based participatory environmental research projects Describe the contribution of grassroots activism Demonstrate community based participatory research methods in the development of environmental research
Donald R. Vereen, MD, MPH

8:30 AM
Documenting neighborhood history: A tool for environmental justice organizing
Emily K. Eidenier, MPH Candidate, Eugenia Eng, MPH, DrPH and Robert Campbell
8:45 AM
Health impact asessment, land-use projects, and community participation in California
Won Kim Cook, PhD, MPH, Kim Gilhuly, MPH, Celia Harris, MPH, Jonathan Heller, PhD and Jennifer Lucky, MPH
9:00 AM
Community based participatory environmental health research to improve water quality on a major water source in Southwestern PA
Charles Christen, DrPH, MEd, Conrad Volz, DrPH, MPH, Paul Caruso and Patricia M. DeMarco, PhD
9:15 AM
Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities: Story of Engagement and Capacity Building
Dinah Ramirez, RN, Elizabeth Higgins, MPH, Gina Curry, BS, Jen Kauper-Brown, MPH, Juana Ballesteros, RN BSN MPH and Josefina Serrato, BA
9:30 AM
Challenges and lessons learned in the establishment of a Center of Excellence for the Elimination of Disparities (CEED) REACH US
Sheila Castillo, MUPP, Eve Pinsker, PhD, Aida L. Giachello, PhD, Berenice Tow, MS, Angela Ellison, MEd, Charles H. Williams, MPH, Cynthia A. Barnes-Boyd, MSN, PhD, FAAN and Joseph Harrington, BA

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Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by: Latino Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)