3393.0 CHWs Impacting Health and Wellness across the Lifespan

Monday, October 29, 2012: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Board 1
Incorporating community partners and storytelling in community intervention research to promote social support and problem-solving skills for engagement in physical activity
Cristina Bernal, MPH, Deana Caver, MPH, Cindy Gamboa, Sharon Sand, MPP, Amy J. Schulz, PhD, Melissa A. Valerio, PhD, MPH, Alana Wooley, MSc and Conja Wright
Board 3
Community Health Workers Impacting Health and Wellness of Filipino Americans
Rhodora Ursua, MPH, David E. Aguilar, MA, Leonida Gamboa, BS, Pacita Valdellon, Ed D, Zebede Dimaporo, MA, Esperanza Perrella, MS, Potri Ranka Manis, RN, Ephraim Shapiro, PHD, MPA, MBA, Laura Wyatt, MPH, Mariano Rey, MD and Chau-Trinh Shevrin, DrPH
Board 4
Latino Lay Health Advisors: Backgrounds, Motivations, Challenges, and Strengths
Janel Draxler, RN, BSN, Norma Magallanes, BS, Abigail Navarro, S. Matthew Hunt, BS, Lina Vera-Cala, MD, MSc and Ana Martinez-Donate, PhD
Board 5
Re-Entry Works in Houston: An innovative approach to training and employing ex-offenders as CHWs in a local health department
Willis Robinson, Administration Manager, Algia Hickenbotham, MEd, RN-BC, Jennifer Graves, Administrative Coordinator and Marquis Smith, Division Manager
Board 6
Training community health workers to promote preparedness and disaster resilience
Biblia Kim, MPH, Rachel Long, MPH, Kimberley Shoaf, DrPH, Jesse C. Bliss, MPH and Susanne Montgomery, PhD, MPH, MS
Board 7
Scaling community-clinic coordination and outreach: Chronic disease prevention in Navajo Nation
Christine Hamann, Elvira Martin, MPH, Sonya S. Shin, MD, MPH, Mae-Gilene Begay, MSW, Rebecca Hutchinson, MD and Maricruz Merino, MD
Board 9
Challenges of sustaining a community-based doula program: Lessons learned from listening to doulas
Cynthia Salter, MPH, Irene Frederick, MD, FACOG, Dara Mendez, MPH, PhD and Stacey Atwell-Keister, MFA
Board 10
Predictors and a Framework for Fostering Community Advocacy as CHW Core Function to Eliminate Health Disparities
Samantha Sabo, MPH, Maia Ingram, MPH, Kerstin Reinschmidt, PhD, MPH, Floribella Redondo, Scott Carvajal, PhD, MPH, Kenneth Schachter, MD, Jill de Zapien, BA, Lourdes Fernandez, Promotora, Laurie Robinson, MTS, Lucy Murrieta, Rosalinda Piper, Marilyn Godfrey, Mariajose Almazan, Susan Kunz, MPH, Yolanda Ochoa, Promotora, Judith Gilligan and Ila Tittelbaugh, RN

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Organized by: Community Health Workers
Endorsed by: Health Administration, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus