Connecting to protect: Implications of a CBPR approach to illustrate geospatial patterns of adolescent HIV/STI risk indicators
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe a process for employing CBPR to develop GIS maps illustrating social disparities and HIV/STI morbidity. Explain implications for integrating GIS mapping into community-based HIV/STI prevention strategies.
Keyword(s): Community-Based Partnership, Geographic Information Systems
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have a Masters in Epidemiology and experience with applying GIS to health related issues. I am a second-year doctoral student in a School of Public Health and was the lead researcher of the current project. I have worked on several funded research projects with goals of reducing/eliminating HIV disparities. My primary research interest focuses on understanding the role that social determinants play on STI/HIV risk in youth and young adults.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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