5070.0 Occupational Health Disparities Institute: Addressing disparities through participatory research

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Objectives: Discuss the advantages and challenges of participatory research, particularly as they pertain to work with minority and immigrant communities. Describe how community members can serve as peer interviewers and other members of research teams. Explain how research processes can build community resources for improved health of working populations.

Building community capacity through use of peer-interviewers in community-based participatory research: Advantages and lessons learned
Sherry L. Baron, MD MPH, Priscilla A. Gonzalez, MPH, Pashtana Haroon, BA, Laura Stock, MPH and Linda Ayala, MPH
Developing an occupational health and safety intervention to prevent falls and silica exposure to Latino construction workers through community-based participation
Susan Shepherd, ScD, Lenore S. Azaroff, ScD, Marie Brunette, PhD, Cora Roelofs, ScD, Ellie Parker, Milagro Grullon and Luz Marin
Research to action: Chinese immigrant restaurant workers apply popular education and community based research for social justice
Pamela Tau Lee, Meredith Minkler, DrPH, Charlotte Chang, MPH, Robin Baker, MPH, Niklas Krause, MD, PhD and Alicia Salvatore, MPH
Recruiting a community-based sample to study occupational injuries in Latino poultry processing workers: Approach and challenges
Antonio Marín, MA, Thomas A. Arcury, PhD, Lourdes Carrillo, BS, Dana Mora, MPH and Sara A. Quandt, PhD

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Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Environment

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