Ohio's LOCAL conversations on ending health disparities
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related research
Describe the health disparities research agenda for Ohio developed through community meetings and local conversations held throughout the state. Discuss the evaluation systems used for assessing the outcomes of ethnic/cultural health promotion, disease prevention, and health education projects. Describe current health disparities research initiatives conducted by OCMH in Ohio. Discuss opportunities/challenges for partnerships between researchers, health practitioners, community leaders, and grantmakers interested in health disparities research and prevention initiatives.
Keyword(s): Community Involvement, Health Disparities
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Mawasha currently serves as the Director of the Research and Evaluation Enhancement Program (REEP), which is a collaboration of faculty from Wright State University, Cleveland State University, Case Western Reserve University, Akron University and University of Cincinnati. Members of REEP coordinate all research and evaluation activities for programs funded by the Ohio Commission on Minority Health and the Michigan Department of Community Health, Health Disparities Reduction Minority Health Section (MDCH/HDRMHS).
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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