5031.0 CBPR Approaches in Cancer Health Education and Health Promotion

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 8:30 AM
This session will examine the various contextual and societal factors regarding outreach, curriculum adaptation, and community capacity building within cancer research.
Session Objectives: Describe the development of community-based cancer health promotion and research projects Discuss collaborative partnership between cancer prevention program and diverse communities Describe the implication in grass-root organizing to prevent cancer disparities

9:00 AM
Developing a campus-community partnership: Lessons learned in an urban African American community in Miami, Florida
Dorothy F. Parker, MHS, Erin Kobetz, PhD, MPH, Marsha Stevens, MPH, Kenneth Obiaja, MD, MPH, Moravia Rodriguez, MD, MPH, Erin Thompson, Sarah Smith and Wanda McMillan
9:15 AM
Social Context of Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Barriers among Haitian Immigrant Women
Janelle Menard, PhD, MA, MPH, Erin Kobetz, PhD, MPH, Betsy Barton, MA, Joshua D. Diem, PhD, Jenny Blanco, MPH and Martine Lifleur, MPH, PA
9:30 AM
Watering the Public Health Efforts to Optimal Breast Health and 100% Screening Compliance: A Community Needs Assessment of the Massachusetts Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Jeanette Beltran, BA, Karen Burns White, MS, Ronni Cohen-Boyar, Ellen Kornmehl, MD, Jane Mendez, MD, Lynn Segal and Sherrie Flynt Wallington, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development, Latino Caucus, Social Work

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