239534 How Black Feminism Complements Traditional Public Health Paradigms

Saturday, October 29, 2011: 11:15 AM

Quinn Gentry, MBA, PhD , Urban Health Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
In this portion of the learning institute, the instructor will discuss how black feminist theory compares and constrasts with mainstream theories often used in public health. The lecture will begin with a discussion of how mainstream feminism compares with black feminism as a guiding paradigm in public health. The lecture will include comparative analyses of other institutionalized theories and analytic paradigms in public health as follows:

behavioral change theory

cognitive theory

the health belief model

Maslow's hierarchy of needs

The constant comparative analysis model

For each theoretical or analytic framework, the instructor will apply case studies from published research.

Learning Areas:
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Compare black feminist theory to mainstream public health theories and approaches targeting women of color

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: please see earlier submission of qualifications
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.