141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Addressing Health Disparities through Health Promotion Initiatives

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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, Associate Social Scientist Researcher and Aimee Graves, Senior Director of Child and Family Services
"Sorry for laughing, but it's scary": Humor and silence as cultural codes among AI/AN 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