5166.0 Creative Initiatives for Using Healthy People 2020 to Build Healthy Communities a Joint CHPPD/PHEHP Session

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session focuses on the use of national, state, and community level health improvement initiatives that engage stakeholders in building healthy communities. This session will also provide participants with useful messaging and media strategies to promote their prevention efforts.
Session Objectives: Describe two examples of strategies used to address health disparities
Cheryl Archbald, MD, MPH, FAAP

A systematic approach to combating obesity, based on 2020 targets: A national program
Itamar Grotto, MD, PhD, MPH, Ruth Weinstein, MPH and Dani Moran, PhD
Community-based participatory research: How developing small geography health indicators can assist communities with big decisions
Stephen Borders, PhD, Megan Cochran, MPA, Catlin Dluhos, MHA, Ross Ekdom, MHA, Jerryl Ewing, MHA and Jason Flanders, MPA

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

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Chiropractic Health Care

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