Navigating public housing residents into cardiovascular prevention programs: A multi-site intervention study
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Public health or related research
Evaluate the efficacy of patient navigation to increase healthcare utilization among a vulnerable population living in public housing.
Keyword(s): Community-Based Health Promotion, Vulnerable Populations
Organization/institution whose products or services will be discussed: Project HHEART, the intervention reported in this abstract, was conducted as part of The Boston University Partners in Health and Housing Prevention Research Center, a community-public health partnership.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have a track record of designing, implementing, and evaluating Patient Navigator (PN) programs. I have received grants from the Avon Foundation, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the National Cancer Institute Patient Navigation Research Program (PNRP) to explore the efficacy and cost effectiveness of the PN intervention model.
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.