Use of a community-based participatory approach to assess and address children's exposure to environmental hazards in a low-income public housing community
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Environmental health sciences
Public health or related research
Discuss the challenges and benefits of academic-community partnerships in environmental health research Describe the role of a community advisory board in data collection and analysis, when conducting community based participatory research Discuss the use of a community-based participatory approach to assess and address environmental hazards in a community
Keyword(s): Community-Based Partnership, Environmental Health Hazards
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have a PhD in environmental health sciences and a msters in public health. Among my interests is community capacity building and community partnership in research to assess and mitigate environmemntal hazards in vulnerable communities. I was co-principal investigator for this federally funded study that involved a partnership between a Latino public housing community and a research university.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.