5184.0 Issues in Diversity, Disparity and Inclusivity in Health

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 12:30 PM
This session describes the qualitative methods used to understand and evaluate the formative projects conducted with diverse populations.
Session Objectives: Explain the benefits and barriers to developing a telehealth network to support the underserved. Describe the use of the photovoice methodology for exploring complex and sentient experiences. List three key themes that emerged from the research regarding diverse populations.
Carlos E. Rodriguez-Diaz, MPH, CHES, CCHP

12:30 PM
A rural telehealth network: Integrating care and caring
Lynn D. Woodhouse, M Ed, EdD, MPH, Alison Scott, PhD, Nandi A. Marshall, MPH, CHES, Heather Mayer, MPH and Diane Watson
12:45 PM
Formative evaluation of a Spanish-language oral health information website
Marco Beltran, MPH, Karina Boehm, MPH, Everly Macario, ScD, MS, EdM and Jody Dove
1:00 PM
As We See It: Photovoice insights from college students regarding their experience of diversity and inclusion
Kathleen M. Roe, DrPH, MPH, Rona Halualani, Stephanie Bowens, Isheen Dizon D. Herrera, BS(c), Nikole Trainor-West, MPH(c) and Teresita Ford, MPH(c)
1:15 PM
Assessing Language Access Disparities in Los Angeles County through Evaluation of a Healthcare Interpreter Training Program
S. Rae Starr, MPhil, MOB, Lenna Monte, MPH, CHES, Nai Kasick, MPH, CHES, Beverly Treumann, Stergios Roussos, PhD, MPH and Whitney Schroeder
1:30 PM
Sexual beliefs, attitudes and behaviors of Hispanic adolescents in economically-disadvantaged border communities in Texas
Sheetal Malhotra, MBBS, MS, Rebecca Palacios, PhD and Katherine Hendricks, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers SPIG, Latino Caucus, Social Work

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