2052.0 Innovations in improving the health of women from disadvantaged communities

Sunday, October 30, 2011: 2:30 PM
This poster session is composed of innovative interventions and projects that have aimed to improve the health of women, especially those from disadvantaged, vulnerable, or underserved areas or backgrounds.
Session Objectives: Describe 3 health-related challenges that women from special populations have faced Identify 2 innovative programs that have been successful in assisting women from special poulations overcome health-related challenges

Board 1
Navigating the challenges of conducting research in women's correctional facilities
Ginette G. Ferszt, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC and Angelina Chambers, PhD, RN, CNM
Board 2
Workplace sexual assault of indigenous farmworkers in Oregon: Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
Nargess Shadbeh, JD, Mavel Morales, MEd, JD, Marcelina Vega Martinez and Cecilia De Jesus Luna
Board 3
Board 5
Fragmented Families: Understanding the Health and Social Service System Needs Facing Homeless Mothers
Denise M. Zabkiewicz, PhD, Michelle Patterson, PhD, RPscyh and Kelsi Cox
Board 6
Ethnic-Specific Attitudes toward Physical Activity: Midlife Women in the U.S
Eun-Ok Im, PhD MPH RN FAAN, Young Ko, PhD, RN, Hyenam Hwang, MSN, RN, Wonshik Chee, PhD, Alexa K. Stuifbergen, PhD, RN, FAAN, Lorraine Walker, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN and Adama Brown, PhD, MPH, RN
Board 8
Preventive health screening use for cervical cancer among women with physical disabilities
Shih-Fan Chen, Lan-Ping Lin, Chang-Lin Sung and Jin-Ding Lin
Board 10
A Community-Based Approach to Improving the Lives and Well-Being of Young Women in Rural Kenya: The Athi River Female Empowerment Program
Leah C. Neubauer, MA, EdD (c), Andrew J. Riplinger, MA, Raphael Gakinya, BA, Gary W. Harper, PhD, MPH, Alexandra G. Murphy, PhD and Peter Kilonzo, BA

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Organized by: Women's Caucus
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Family Violence Prevention Forum, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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