3168.0 Addressing Health Disparities through Health Promotion Initiatives

Monday, October 31, 2011: 10:30 AM
Session Objectives: 1. Identify barriers to community engagement that impact health behaviors. 2. Assess strategies for establishing community relationships. 3. Identify opportunities for stakeholder partnership/collaboration.

10:30 AM
Building Infrastructure and Community Capacity: A Descriptive Analysis of Developmental Prevention Research Centers
Elizabeth M. Neri, MPH, Sharrice White-Cooper, MPH, Jo Anne Grunbaum, EdD and Eduardo J. Simoes, MD, MSc, MPH
11:30 AM
Partnering with communities in research: The Philadelphia Ujima experience
Candace Robertson-James, MPH, Ana Nunez, MD and Serita Reels, MPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Health Administration, HIV/AIDS, Alternative and Complementary Health Practices, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Community Health Workers

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