Online Program

Building Community Capacity for Health Improvement: Collaborative and Integrated Approaches

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
The purpose of this session is to provide examples of successful strategies to engage the community in research and practices to improve and sustain health. A community-driven approach to intervention is important to foster sustainability.
Session Objectives: Describe strategies to engage community members in a community-driven process to improve health. Identify ways to engage the community in research.

Developing community capacity to increase the availability of healthy foods in corner stores   
Lara Jaskiewicz, PhD, MBA, MPH, Rachael Dombrowski, MPH, Gina Massuda Barnett, MPH, Steven Seweryn, EdD, MPH and Maryann Mason, PhD
Thrive: A framework for community-driven initiatives to address health disparities   
Menaka Mohan, MPH, MCP, Shayla Spilker, B.A., Rachel Davis, MSW and Dalila Butler, MPH
Giving back: Sharing the results of a community health survey to improve community health outcomes   
Alison Grodzinski, MLIS, Ashley Garrity, MPH, Susan Frazier-Kouassi, PhD, Susan Morrel-Samuels, MA, MPH and Marc Zimmerman, PhD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Cancer Forum, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)