Online Program

Creating Healthy Native Communities - Infrastructure, Capacity, & Equality in Indigenous Public Health Endeavors

Sunday, November 3, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The purpose of the American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian Caucus Poster Session is to share with the larger APHA community the work of ten different posters from Native communities related to the conference theme – Think Global Act Local: Best Practices Around the World. Presenters will be available to discuss their projects, which highlight efforts to build health infrastructure, capacity, and equality in Native communities.
Session Objectives: Identify a variety of approaches used in community-based research. Describe different strengths from the featured projects within Native communities. Discuss “lessons learned” related to building health infrastructure, capacity, and equality in Native communities.

Board 1
Achieving normal glycemic control by implementing an American Indian approach diabetes prevention program for non-complicated type II diabetes   
Jan V. Chacon, BS Health Science , CHES, MPH (candidate) and Ramin Naderi, MA Kinesiology
Board 2
Board 3
Strengthening public health infrastructure to improve maternal and child health on the navajo nation   
Christa Zubieta, BSN,MPH, Mae-Gilene Begay, MSW, Darlene Begay, Acting Community Health Supervisor, Eric Howser, BSN,MPA, Thomas Stephens, BSN,MPH, Marie Bastin, BSN,MPH, Charlene Poyer, Michelle Valentine, Shirley Cisco, Darlene Yazzie, Sue Nicholls, Shirley Capitan, Ann Vaughn, MD and Doris Tsinnijinnie, CNA
Board 4
Beliefs and behavioral intentions regarding myocardial infarction among American Indians   
J. Nell Brownstein, PhD, Marcia O'Leary, RN, Melissa O'Leary, RN and Eric Brody, MD, FACC
Board 5
Educating the tribal community regarding infectious disease and the law   
Tina Hershey, JD, MPH and Patricia Sweeney, JD, MPH, RN
Board 6
Partnerships to collect tribal BRFSS data   
Michelle Chino, PhD, Eudora Claw, MPH, Ada Melton, MPH and Maria Clark
Board 7
Reducing tobacco use in pregnancy in yk delta women   
Oluwole Fadahunsi, BDS, SM, CPH and Laura Ellsworth, BA

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

Organized by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Public Health Nursing, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights