4267.0 Health Literacy and Cross-Cultural Health Communication (Organized by HCWG)

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 2:30 PM
This session will examine the dual topics of health literacy and health communication campaigns for minority populations.
Session Objectives: 1. Explain the role and importance of health literacy in enabling individuals to make appropriate health decisions. 2. Demonstrate how to develop and customize health communication activities for ethnic, racial, and linguistic minority audiences.

Board 1
Taboo Topics, Cultural Voices, Native Lessons
Felicia Schanche Hodge, DrPH, Mary Cadogan, DrPH, APRN, BC, Sally L. Maliski, RN, PhD and Tracy Line Itty, MPH
Board 2
Enrollment of Minorities into Health Research: A Meta-Analysis of Recruitment Methods
Susan Fagan, MA, Christine Unson, PhD and C. Ben Tyson, PhD
Board 3
Teatro del Oprimido: Using theatre to increase empowerment, self-efficacy, and cervical cancer screening among Latinas
Jessica L. Gregg, MD PhD, Omar Vargas, research assistant, Rosemary Celaya-Alston, MS and Marco Mejia
Board 4
A Participatory Approach to Develop and Evaluate Tuberculosis Educational Products for Spanish-Speaking Foreign-born Persons
Paula Hamsho-Diaz, MD, MA, Lolia Fernandez, MPH, Joan Mangan, PhD, MST, Sebastian Galindo, DVM, PhD, Donna Wegener, MA and Michael Lauzardo, MD, Msc
Board 5
Examining the association between health literacy and obesity in Hispanic vulnerable populations
Suad F. Ghaddar, PhD, Melissa A. Valerio, PhD, Liza Talavera-Garza, PhD and Xiaohui Wang, PhD
Board 8
Relationship between residential segregation and health literacy among a multiethnic health center patient population
Melody S. Goodman, PhD, Darrell Gaskin, PhD, Xuemei Si, MS, MPH, Jewel Stafford, Christina Lachance, MPH and Kimberly Kaphingst, ScD
Board 10

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus