3393.1 Responses by governments and practitioners towards promotion of healthy communities of immigrants and refugees

Monday, October 31, 2011: 4:30 PM
Anthony M. Sallar, MPH, PhD, MBA

Board 1
Managing Chronic Hepatitis B Infection in Immigrants to Promote Healthy Community
Augustina Manuzak, MPH, PhD and Gary J. Burkholder, PhD
Board 2
Assessing Barriers to Healthy Living in Economically Challenged Communities
Catherine Naber, Idil Aktan, Shetal Patel, Phillip Perrinez, Joshua Pothen, Alexandra Swartz, Janice Gallant, MD, Hal Colston and Jan K. Carney, MD MPH
Board 3
Hospital Perceptions of Disaster Planning Efforts to Address Vulnerable Populations' Needs
Debra Kreisberg, PhD, Morgan Valley, MS, Deborah Thomas, PhD and Comilla Sasson, MD, MS
Board 4
Physical activity and nutrition among immigrant and refugee women: A community-based participatory research pilot
Mark Wieland, MD, MPH, Adeline Abbenyi, Jennifer Weis, RN, MS, Miriam Goodsen, Sheena Loth, Fatuma Omer, Tiffany Palmer, Kim Edens, CCN, Karen Krucker, RN and Irene Sia, MD, MSc
Board 6
Disaster preparedness, food, and food safety issues among limited English proficient immigrants
Vishnu Nepal, MPH, Deborah P. Scott, MPH and Beverly Gor, EdD, RD, LD
Board 7
Health Care Access for Asian Refugees
Joan Jeung, MD, MS, Kwee Say, BS and Russell Jeung, PhD
Board 9
Implementation of an integrated team approach to improve diabetes care by meeting medical and psycho-social needs of an immigrant population
Gina M. Pistulka, PhD, MPH, APHN-BC, Bethany Sanders, MPH, Alis Marachelian, MPH, Elsa Romero, CHW, Vivian Cativo, RN, Mabel Hernandez, Certified Nutritionist, Gita Agarwal, MD and Meg Backas, LICSW

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

Organized by: Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health
Endorsed by: International Health