4273.0 The Integral Role of CHWS as a Member of Interdisciplinary Health Care Teams

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 2:30 PM
Anne Willaert, BS, MS,LSW

2:50 PM
Walking the walk: Using a community participatory approach to health education (The Philadelphia Ujima experience)
Candace Robertson-James, MPH, Ana Nunez, MD, Serita Reels, MPH and Kim U. Kahng, MD
3:10 PM
Community Health Workers: Mobilizing to address Filipino heart health and health access in New York City and New Jersey
Rhodora Ursua, MPH, David E. Aguilar, MA, Noilyn Abesamis-Mendoza, MPH, Romerico Foz, Henry Soliveres, Leonida Gamboa, BS, Hanalei Ramos, Yves Nibungco and Potri Ranka Manis, RN
3:50 PM
Interdisciplinary role of community health educators
Victoria Persky, MD, Rhonda Williams, MES, Maureen Damitz, Elizabeth Banda, MPH, Mary Turyk, PhD and Gay Chisum, BA, RN

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

Organized by: Community Health Workers SPIG
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Community-Based Public Health Caucus, Socialist Caucus

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