4119.0 Men of color: Implications for health

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Men of color are among the most neglected populations in the United States, experiencing poor health outcomes and numerous healthcare barriers. This session is comprised of research and intervention projects to address health behaviors and outcomes of men of color.
Session Objectives: 1. Desctibe how the interaction of race and gender impacts health and wellness. 2. Assess and explain the need for health education and promotion activities geared to men of color.
Robert A. Jecklin, MPH, PhD

Implications of Black men's “Hierarchy of Responsibilities” for health behavior interventions
Derek M. Griffith, PhD, Katie Gunter, MPH/MSW, Henry C. Gaines, BS and Julie Ober Allen, MPH
Coaches, parish nurses and African American men: Approaches to hypertension self-management
Ashveena L. Krishnamurthy, MPH, Darcell P. Scharff, PhD, Michael B. Elliott, PhD, Lisa West, Eileen McGartland, RN, BSN, Reggie Williams, MM, Richard S. Kurz, PhD, Will R. Ross, MD, MPH and Olufemi Olorunda

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Social Work