3097.0 Research, Collaboration and Education in Native Communities

Monday, November 9, 2009: 10:30 AM
This session will present examples of research, collaboration and education efforts in Native communities.
Session Objectives: 1.Identify examples of healing and wellness programs, resources and interventions in Native communities. 2.Discuss lessons learned and challenges associated with the implementation of a family centered and culturally based health promotion intervention.

Table 1
Elimination of formula sample pack distribution in Indian hospitals: Setting a course for the rest of the nation
Anne Merewood, PhD, MPH, IBCLC, Amanda Singer, Ora Nez, Abigail Bourgeois and Radha Sadacharan
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Wisconsin Native Youth Tobacco Survey: A partnership that weaves the web for future generations
Isaiah Brokenleg, MPH, Teresa K. Barber, MEd and Anne C. Trinh, MPH
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Conducting community-based participatory research using qualitative research methods
Jessi L. Westling, MSPH, Susan L. Janke, MS and P. Allison Minugh, PhD
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Lessons learned from the five-year CDC Tribal motor vehicle injury prevention program conducted in collaboration with four American Indian Tribes
Robert J. Letourneau, MPH, Carolyn E. Crump, PhD, L.J. David Wallace, MSEH and Rebecca Boyd, MSPH
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Growing our own: Community participation in identifying local health needs for urban American Indians
Angela Farnsworth, MPH, Simona J. Damon, BS, Terilene Glasses, BS, LeeAnn Lopez, Cynthia Nahsonhoya, Kimberly Benally-Hood, Kathryn Foster, Christina Oré de Boehm, MPH and Norma Gray, PhD
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Improving Health Care in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities: A Case Study of Colorectal Cancer Screening
Carolyn Aldigé, Judith S. Blanchard, MS, Dee Ann DeRoin, MD, MPH, Karen Peterson, PhD and Erica Childs Warner, MPH
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Navigating life: Community perceptions of MCH
Christina Compher, MHS, Katsi Cook, Aboriginal Midwi, Nichole Blackfox and Christy Duke, MPH

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Organized by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Socialist Caucus

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