5039.0 Participatory research, decision making, and action to reach environmental justice

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Objectives: After this session based on the presentations, participants will be able to: 1.) Describe the basic components of community-based participatory research (CBPR) including the planning, implementation and evaluation steps of the process; 2.) Identify the potential stakeholders comprising CBPR projects related to environmental justice (EJ); and, 3.) Name environmental hazards (exposure agents) of present concern to EJ communities throughout the United States, e.g., specific chemicals.
Derek G. Shendell, DEnv, MPH
Derek G. Shendell, DEnv, MPH

Tribal-university partnership to address tribal exposures to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and improve community health
Anna Harding, PhD, Barbara L. Harper, PhD, DABT, Stuart Harris, BS, Dave Stone, PhD, Sandra Uesugi, MS, Patricia Berger, PhD, MPH, Jack Butler, BS and Laura Jensen, BA

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Organized by: Environment
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Occupational Health and Safety, Socialist Caucus, Social Work

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

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