3018.0 African American Males: Obesity, Exercise, and Nutrition

Monday, October 29, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Men on the Move: Promoting physical activity and improving health among African American men
Derek M. Griffith, PhD, Aisha T. Langford, MPH and Julie Ober Allen, MPH
Is there fat in the gap? A meta- analysis of the contribution of adiposity to racial disparities in prostate cancer
Iman Martin, MPH, MS, PhDc, Jocelyn R. Wilder, MPH, Adam Murphy, MD and Vincent L. Freeman, MD MPH
Men's health: Disparities in confidence to manage health
Keith Elder, PhD, MPH, MPA, Jing Wang, PhD, Jacqueline Wiltshire, PhD, MPH, Keon L. Gilbert, DrPH, MPA, MA, Enbal Shacham, PhD, Louise Meret-Hanke, PhD, Ellen Barnidge, PhD, MPH, Ariana Mooradian and Elizabeth A. Baker, PhD, MPH
Our Brother's Keeper: The Thapelo Institute Experience - 9 years of health screenings targeting African American Men
Joseph Harrington, BA, Paul Crawford, MD, FASN, Rudell Christian, MPH, DrPH, Rupert Evans, DHA,MPA,FACHE, Joseph F. West, MSc, ScD, Shaan Trotter, MS, Vincent L. Freeman, MD MPH and Harvey Potts, MPH

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

Organized by: Black Caucus of Health Workers
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Men's Health Caucus, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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