Religion in Health: Beliefs, Practices, and Avenues for Intervention
Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
The purpose of this session is intended to define the impact faith-based communities have on public health interventions.
Session Objectives: Explain the relationship and potential impact of health and religion.
Identify evidence-based practice utilized in religious communities to address health disparities.
Identify the importance of strengthening the relationship between faith and public health communities.
Building capacity of faith and public health leaders: Aligning perspectives to eliminate health inequities
Manjusha Saxena, MPH, Sophie Naji, MPHc, Wesley Epplin, MPH, Devangna Kapadia, MS MPH, Shirley Fleming, RN, CNM, MSN, MDiv, DrPH, Kirsten Peachey, MSW, MDiv, DMin, Elena Grossman, MPH and Steve Binns, MPH
Heals: A faith-based hypertension control and prevention program for African American churches
Sunita Dodani, M.B.B.S (MD), FCPS, MSc, Ph.D., Irmatine Bealyer, PhD, Ryan Butterfield, MPH, DrPH(c), Collisa Mahin, MPH, CHES and Sahel Arora, MD
Understanding christian African American's religious beliefs and organ donation intentions
Dana Robinson, MPH, Susan Gerbensky Klammer, BS, Jennie Perryman, PhD, RN, Nancy Thompson, PhD, MPH and Kimberly Arriola, PhD, MPH
Lessons learned from a collaborative community-based diabetes education program
Monica Motley, MSEd, MPH, PhD, J. Elisha Burke, D.Min., Kathryn Hosig, PhD, MPH, RD, Eileen Bill, EdD, Ann Forburger, MS and Eleanor Schlenker, PhD, RD
More than a picnic: It's a family affair for lifestyle behavior change
Mary Shaw, PhD, MCHES, Kentya Ford, DrPH, CHES, Brandy Rollins, MPH, CHES, Kamran Baig, M.B.B.S, MPH, FRSPH, Desiree Mosley, B.S, MPH (c) and Claudia Coggin, PhD
Community perceptions of health disparities: Results from an evaluation of a faith-based coalition
Jaime Gutierrez, MPH, Carlos Devia, MA, Linda Weiss, PhD, Charmaine Ruddock, M.S., Tongtan Chantarat, MPH, CLC, Joyce Davis, MDiv (candidate), Maxine Golub, MPH, Toni Carter, RN, Ellenrita Purcaro, BA, Rosa Rosen, JD, Evalina Irish-Spencer, MS, RD, Brenda Barretto, CMA, Robert Foley, DMin, DD and Neil Calman, MD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)