4149.0 Cultural Competency and Health Literacy

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 12:30 PM

Board 1
Gender differences in health care access and use among Cambodian Americans
Robert Friis, PhD, Mohammed R. Forouzesh, MPH, PhD, CHES, Alan Safer, PhD, Claire Garrido-Ortega, MPH, Che Wankie, MPH, Paula Griego, BS, Kirsten Trefflich, MPA and Kimthai Kuoch, MPA
Board 2
Exploring the role of community-based organizations in helping limited English proficient populations prepare and respond to emergencies
Mei-Po Yip, PhD, Becca Calhoun, MPH, Hendrika Meischke, PhD, MPH, Mabel Kwong, Ida Lam, Brandon N. Ong, MD, Sherry X. Feng and Shin-Ping Tu, MD MPH
Board 3
Kuvura amajwi, healing voices: Promoting health literacy in low-literacy refugee populations
Amy K. Richardson, BS, Denise Bates, PhD, RRT, CHES, Allison Anders, PhD and Fleurette Sambira, MPH
Board 4
Measuring health literacy across diverse populations
Susan Shaw, PhD, James Vivian, PhD, Cristina I. Huebner, MA, Julie Armin, MA, Ana Vargas, BA, Jeffrey Markham Jr., BA, Phuong Do, Victor Reyes, Chandy Leverance and Anne Awad, MSW
Board 6
Development of Korean Community Health Survey: Contribution to health information at the regional levels
Yang Wha Kang, Do Sang Lim, Hyun Mi Kim, Yoon A. Kim and Young Taek Kim
Board 7
Identifying best practices for formative data collection in Asian Pacific Islander immigrant communities
Laureen Hom, MPH, Simona Kwon, DrPH, MPH, Jinny Jihyun Park, Eunjoo Chung, Kay Chun, MD, Shao-Chee Sim, PhD, Kevin C. Lo, MPH, Jolene Chou, MPH, Janice Anne Magno, MPA, Su Wang, MD, MPH, Henry Pollack, MD, Nadia Islam, PhD, Douglas Nam Le, Sonali Tawdekar, MD, MPH, Ying-Hua Liu, MD, MPA, Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH, Perry Pong, MD and Mariano Rey, MD
Board 8
Assessing health literacy levels in family medicine clinics
Natalia Gutierrez-Chefchis, MD, Tiffany M. Billmeier, MPH, Patti Pagels, MPAS, PA-C and Nora Gimpel, MD

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

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Latino Caucus, Socialist Caucus, Social Work