4002.1 Public Health and Indigenous Communities, Culture and Families

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This invited session will explain research and program data from American Indian, Alaska Native and Maori peoples. Presenters will identify and share information, approaches to research questions, methods and interventions of projects and their outcomes involving Hearing Health in Northwest American Indian Communities, Reproductive health of urban American Indian and Alaska Native women, Maori Health, and Three Generations of Alaska Natives.
Session Objectives: Discuss culture, families and indigenous communities. Describe a pilot study that includes the intersection of culture and resilience. Describe how socio-economic factors relate health outcomes and identify disparities of health outcomes of indigenous people.

Hearing Health in Northwest American Indian Communities
William Martin, PhD and William E. Lambert, PhD
Best outcomes for cancer in Maori
Lis Ellison-Loschmann, Dr

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

Organized by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers, Socialist Caucus

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