2067.0 Poster Session - Health Disparities

Sunday, October 28, 2012: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
This poster session highlights interventions designed to identify health disparities, build cultural competence, and empower communities through policy and environmental changes.
Session Objectives: Identify at least three interventions aimed at decreasing health disparities in underserved populations.

Board 1
NYC Taxi Drivers Economic, Stress, and Health Needs Assessment
Walaa Elbedewy, MB,BCh, MPH, Gholamreza Sadeghipour Roodsari, MD, MPH, Andrea Caron, MPH, Asha Persad, MSc,MPH, Smita Gaith and Smiti B. Kapadia, MPH
Board 4
Board 5
Cultural competence experience enhances organizational cultural competence in health-related academic units
Alviony Pangloli, MS, MPH, Betsy Haughton, EdD, RD, LDN and Charles B. Hamilton, DrPH, MPH
Board 7
Health Equity Committee: A Local Health Department's Effort to Address Health Inequalities
Marshare Penny, MPH, Aaron Gardner, MA, Wendy Betancourt, MPH, Aphrodyi Antoine, MPH, MPA and Diane Ewing, BA, RN
Board 8
Development of a Measure of Discrimination within the Health Care System: Preliminary Findings of Pre-Colonoscopy Patient Surveys
Evelyn King-Marshall, MPH, Barbara Curbow, PhD, Elisa M. Rodriguez, PhD, MS, Tracey E. Barnett, PhD, Amy Dailey, PhD, MPH, Thomas George, MD, Jessica Schumacher, PhD, Emmett Martin, MPH, BA, Shanaz Sultan, MD and Britany Telford, BA

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

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Caucus on Homelessness