3424.0 Academic-community partnerships: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Monday, October 31, 2011: 4:30 PM
Academic community partnerships can be rewarding and complex. The panelists in this session will discuss and describe the strategies, benefits, opportunities and challenges that are involved with developing and sustaining academic community partnerships. These topics are relevant and significant to researchers, public health professionals, community stakeholders and practitioners engaged in CBPR, or community based public health initiatives.
Session Objectives: Describe the methods, best practices, tools and strategies necessary to develop and maintain collaborative academic -community partnerships Explain how academic community partnerships have utilized CBPR to address complex public health topics, and promote social change among diverse stakeholders Discuss unique benefits, challenges and recommendations involved with academic -community partnerships

4:45 PM
Establishing partnerships between universities and communities to address childhood obesity
Richard W. Christiana, MA, Marsha Davis, PhD, Greg Coop, Emily Watson and Mel Garber, PhD
5:00 PM
Role of community collaboration in addressing childhood obesity
Hannah Laughlin, MPH, Catherine Sherwood-Laughlin, HSD, MPH, Scot Moore, MD, Lindsay Buuck, Stacey Matavuli, MEd, RD, CD, Samantha Schaefer, MS, RD, CD, Jean Sherfick, Danielle Neukam, Jessica Bare and Ann Moore, PhD, HSPP
5:15 PM
Creating an informed network of community partners: Health of Houston Survey 2010
Jessica Tullar, PhD, Dritana Marko, MD, MSc, Larissa Estes, MPH, Thomas F. Reynolds, PhD and Stephen H. Linder, PhD
5:30 PM
Seeing the forest and the trees: Using social network analysis to understand academic-community collaboration in health promotion
Shijian Li, PhD , MSW, Nadia Islam, PhD, Smiti B. Kapadia, MPH, Chau-Trinh Shevrin, DrPH, Sally Guttmacher, PHD, MPhil, Simona Kwon, DrPH, MPH, Shao-Chee Sim, PhD, Nancy VanDevanter, DrPH, RN and Mariano Rey, MD

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Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers

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