Online Program

Addressing Health Disparities through Health Promotion Initiatives

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The purpose of this session is to highlight successful strategies and intervention programs aimed to reduce health disparities among at-risk populations.
Session Objectives: Describe barriers to engaging in health behaviors in at-risk populations. Discuss culturally appropriate strategies and interventions to reduce health disparities.

Tattoo parties: Self reported HCV risk factors among members of a Philadelphia neighborhood   
Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, Sophie Feller, B.A., Kathleen Kozeniewski, MSW, LCSW, Annajane Yolken, Julia Harvey, Najia Luqman, MPH, Danielle Parks, MPH, LaDonna Smith, Ta-Wanda Preston, Gladys Thomas, MSW, MBA, Sharon Parker, PhD MSW MS and Amy Nunn, ScD
Step forward: A collaborative effort to reduce health disparities impacting Latino youth   
Claudia Powell, M.Ed., Aimee Graves, Senior Director of Child and Family Services and Alison Greene, Associate Social Scientist Researcher
"Sorry for laughing, but it's scary": Humor and silence as cultural codes among American Indian and Alaska Native patients discussing colorectal cancer   
Emily R. Van Dyke, MD, MPH, Deborah R. Bassett, Ph.D., Shin-Ping Tu, MD MPH and The Collaborative to Improve Native Cancer Outcomes

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)