Online Program

What is a storytelling intervention? - part 1

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Jeroan J. Allison, MD, MSc, Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
The purpose of this session is to give participants an overview of how storytelling interventions can shape individual and community health. It will present an overview of current research on storytelling interventions and how interventions have addressed health disparities among patients.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Describe the relationship between community engagement and cultural adaptations of interventions Describe potential uses for storytelling in public health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: My research focuses on quality measurement, implementation science, and statistical methodology, with an emphasis on eliminating racial/ethnic disparities in medical care and health outcomes. I have a 15 year history of demonstrating the effectiveness of using storytelling interventions to improve health. I served as PI on several randomized controlled trails funded by NIH, AHRQ, RWJF and others. I have more than 170 peer-reviewed publications in print or press.
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.