4290.0 Intersection between Health, Disability, and Minority Status

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 2:30 PM
Health status of persons with disabilities from minority race and ethnic backgrounds appears to be lagging behind those from European descendents. Presenters of this session will report on how disability and race/ethnic status intersect.
Session Objectives: Discuss the potential health disparities within a population of persons with disabilities by their race/ethnic origins.

2:48 PM
Association of race, cultural factors, and health related quality of life
Larissa Myaskovsky, PhD, Kelly Burkitt, PhD, Denise C. Fyffe, PhD, Alison Lichy, PT, NCS, Inger Ljungberg, MPH, John Kloke, PhD, Galen Switzer, PhD, Michael Fine, MD MPH and Michael Boninger, MD
3:24 PM
Race, Disability and the Promotion of Health Equity
Dennis Heaphy, MEd, MPH and Monika Mitra, PhD

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

Organized by: Disability
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG, Aging & Public Health, Socialist Caucus, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

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

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