3392.0 Community Based Participatory Research in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

Monday, October 31, 2011: 4:30 PM
Over the past decade, the popularity of community based participatory research (CBPR) as a framework for engaging communities in the research process has grown immensely. This session will explore the diversity of CBPR in API communities.
Session Objectives: At the end of the session, participants will be able to: (1) Describe at least two cultural considerations relevant in conducting CBPR in API communities; and (2) Discuss at least two successful applications of CBPR among APIs.
Sean Arayasirikul, PhD Student

Board 1
Asian American Midlife Women's Ethnic Specific Attitudes toward Physical Activity
Eun-Ok Im, PhD MPH RN FAAN, Young Ko, PhD, RN, Hyenam Hwang, MSN, RN, Wonshik Chee, PhD, Alexa K. Stuifbergen, PhD, RN, FAAN, Hannah Lee, Research Assistant and Eunice Chee, Research Intern
Board 3
Community-based action research to improve college success among Native Hawaiian and other underserved students
Sharmayne Kamaka, CNA, Jamie K. Boyd, PhD, APRN and Kathryn L. Braun, DrPH
Board 4
Prevalence of Mental Health Service Utilizations among Asians with DSM-IV Mental Disorders in the United States
Su Yeon Lee, Silvia S. Martins, MD, PhD, Katherine Keyes, MPH and Hochang Lee, MD
Board 5
Meaning of liver cancer and gaps in knowledge among Hmong women and men
Jennifer Kue, PhD Candidate and Sheryl Thorburn, PhD, MPH
Board 6
Promoting Healthy Communities: The Role of Cultural Narrative in Keeping Korean Women Free from Cervical Cancer
Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH, Sheila Murphy, PhD, Meghan Bridgid Moran, PhD, Joanne Cho, MPH and Paula Amezola, MPH
Board 7
Combating Gender Preference amongst Punjabi Sikhs in California: Research and Lessons Learned from a Community Based Health Education Initiative
Semran Kaur Mann, MPH, CHES, Rajwinder Kaur, MPHc, Rajver Kaur Mann, BA and Naindeep Singh Chann, MEd, PhDc
Board 9
Pre-diabetes risk among South Asian and Korean immigrants in New York City
Jennifer Zanowiak, MA, Laura Wyatt, MPH, Kay Chun, MD, Christina Choi, Bhairavi Desai, Asim Akhtar, Hardayal Singh, Rucha Kavathe, PhD, Simona Kwon, DrPH, MPH, Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH, Mariano Rey, MD and Nadia Islam, PhD

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Organized by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus