5032.0 Signs and Consequences of Disparities in Health Care

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will differentiate the community specific connection between social factors and health disparities. It will explain the interaction of race/ethnicity and neighborhood poverty and their effect on mortality.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be better able to: Evaluate public health infrastructure disparities. Assess the benefits of identifying specific health disparities and establishing measurable goals to reduce them. Compare disaggregated health information of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders in Hawaii and Washington states .
Quynh Do, MPH

Community Context in Understanding Geographic Disparities in Social Determinants of Health
Steven Woolf, MD, Steve Sedlock, Amber Haley, MPH, Benjamin Evans, MHSA, Emily Zimmerman, PhD and Brian Smedley, PhD
Patterns of mortality disparities by race/ethnicity and area poverty level across places: The equity gap
Matt Beyers, MSCRP, MA, Sandra Witt, DrPH,MPH, Steve Sidney, MD, MPH, Randy Reiter, PhD, MPH, Rochelle Ereman, MS, MPH and Bob Prentice, PhD
Public Health Service Disparities: An issue of social justice
Alberto J.F. Cardelle, PhD, MPH, Victoria Montero, MPH and Barbara Tornatore, MPH, CHES
Take Care New York 2012: Creating accountability to reduce health disparities in NYC
Cynthia Summers, DrPH, Avital Havusha, MPH and Fay Sliger, JD

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

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Social Work

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