4065.0 Underserved Populations: Innovative Health Promotion Program

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 8:30 AM
Effective health promotion/health communication has been in existence for several decades for a variety of populations. However, persistent and in some cases growing health disparities present a challenge to program planners to develop effective, evidence-based programs for underserved and marginalized groups. This session presents creative applications of theoretical frameworks and methodologies that have been utilized to create programs for diverse populations in traditional and non-traditional settings
Session Objectives: 1. Identify challenges associated with including low socioeconomic position populations in communication and behavioral intervention research. 2. Explain the purpose of using a community planning framework for developing a health education/promotion program for underserved populations. 3. Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving health behaviors of underserved/marginalized populations.
Alyssa G. Robillard, PhD, MSPH, CHES

Table 1
Effect of the Medstart program on increasing knowledge of diseases endemic to East Harlem in middle school students
Romit Bhattacharya, Samantha Zuckerman, MBW, Anne Armstrong, Amar Parikh, Edward Chu, Melissa Schneiderman and Stephanie H. Factor, MD, MPH
Table 2
Domino effect in the community: The consequences of risky behaviors among young people
Jacqueline Marhoff, BS, Dhara Patel, BS, Lian Liu, BA, Sherie Lou Santos, BS, Jennifer Drader, BS, Patti Herring, PhD, RN and Susanne Montgomery, PhD, MPH, MS
Table 3
Reproductive Health Care for Incarcerated Women
Sang Hee Won, MPH, Karen Pollack, MSW and Karen Carr
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Association of Health Advice from Family and Friends and Behavioral Intent to Call 911 for Stroke among African Americans
Lesli Skolarus, MD, MS, Devin Brown, MD, MS, Jillian Murphy, MPH, Sarah Bailey, MA, Sophronia Fowlkes, BA, Lewis Morgenstern, MD and Marc Zimmerman, PhD
Table 5
Promoting healthy minds and bodies through safer playgrounds: A comprehensive approach using MAP-IT
Tanya J. Benitez, MSW, Casey Daniel, MPH, Brian F. Geiger, EdD, FAAHE and Rodney Joseph, MA
Table 6
Recruitment and retention challenges in communication interventions with low socioeconomic position (SEP) populations: Data from the Click to Connect project
Rebekah H. Nagler, PhD, Shoba Ramanadhan, ScD, MPH, Sara Minsky, MPH, Neyha Sehgal, MPH and K. Viswanath, PhD
Table 7
Reaching Moms through Mobile Technology: The Text4baby Program
Arlene Remick, MPH, Lauren Sogor, MPH, Sabrina Matoff-Stepp, PhD and Amanda Cash, DrPH, MPH
Table 8
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Outcomes from a non-traditional model of health education for interconceptional African American women at risk for adverse birth outcomes: ClubMom
Kay Adams, MPH, Dana Cruz Santana, MSW, MPH, CHES, Dana Edelman, MPH, CHES, Maura Georges, MPH, MSW and Peyton Mason-Marti, MPH
Table 10
Testing the effectiveness of a community-based breast health education program for Amish women
Melissa Kay Thomas, PhD, MSPH, MSA, CHES, Doretta Thomas and William Hiermer

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)