4166.0 Social Justice: Addressing the Plague of Chronic Disease in Communities of Color

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Racial disparities in infant mortality the conduit to health equity and social justice movement in the state of Florida
Andrea JohnBaptiste, MAOM, CD(DONA), Deborah Austin, PhD, Cynthia Harris, PhD, DABT, Jocelyn Turner and Cortes Lewis
Utilizing Family Health History to Assess Objective Risk for Chronic Disease among African Americans: Building a Culturally Tailored, Community-Based Intervention
Mary A. Garza, PhD, MPH, Donna Almario Doebler, MPH, MS, Sarah E. Woody, James Butler, DrPH, MEd, Craig S. Fryer, DrPH, MPH, Kevin H. Kim, PhD, Robin E. Grubs, PhD, Elizabeth Gettig, MS, Sandra C. Quinn, PhD and Stephen B. Thomas, PhD
Relationship of trust with medication adherence among African American men with hypertension: The Alabama Collaboration for Cardiovascular Equality Project
Keith Elder, PhD, MPH, MPA, Luceta McRoy, MBA, Wendy Sykes Horn, PhD, MPH, CHES, Sakeena Ahmed, MPH, Sandral Hullett, MD and Jeroan J. Allison, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Black Caucus of Health Workers
Endorsed by: Latino Caucus, Socialist Caucus, Social Work

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