3123.0 CHWs and Cancer Control: Making A Difference in Health and Wellness

Monday, October 29, 2012: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Yo me cuido: Addressing breast cancer health disparities among Latinas in the Tampa Bay, Florida area through Community Outreach Workers
Venessa Rivera Colon, MEd, Jenna Davis, MPH, Jeannette Palencia, Myriam Escobar and B. Lee Green, PhD, MEd
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AMIGAS: Designing a culturally and linguistically relevant cervical cancer intervention with the participation of the priority community
Carlyn E. Orians, MA, Theresa Byrd, DrPH, Katherine M. Wilson, PhD, MPH, CHES, Carolina Mejia, PhD, MPH, Stella Vasquez, Beatriz Barraza, Lorena Sprager, BA and Judith Lee Smith, PhD
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AMIGAS: Testing a Linguistically and Culturally Relevant Cervical Cancer Screening Intervention
Theresa Byrd, DrPH, Katherine M. Wilson, PhD, MPH, CHES and Judith Lee Smith, PhD
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CHWs as an intervention to increase cervical cancer screening in a community-based participatory randomized control trial in diverse South Florida
Brendaly Rodriguez, MA, Olveen Carrasquillo, MD, MPH, Erin Kobetz, PhD, MPH, Shelia McCann, MEd, SM, GPC, Sainth Anthony Amofah, MD, MBA, FACP, Larry Pierre, MD, MPH, Feng Miao, MSc and Tulay Koru-Sengul, MHS, PhD
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Promotoras and EPICO: Education to promote improved cancer outcomes
Julie Ann St. John, MA, MPH, CHWI and Chris Beaudoin, PhD
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Out of necesity breeds resourcefulness: Carving out the role of CHWs in cancer screening programs
Melissa Kay Thomas, PhD, MSPH, MSA, MCHES, Doretta Thomas, Ella Miller, Martha Byler, Linda Nisley and Jeanne Weller, ACE

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Organized by: Community Health Workers
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, Men's Health Caucus, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian 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)