142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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University of California, Berkeley

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 : 3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Winston Tseng, PhD , Health Research for Action, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Winston Tseng, PhD is Research Sociologist and Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Department of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley. Dr. Tseng follows the education philosophy of "teaching community", believes that if you learn, you teach, and wants to support training of students and young professional interested in public health. Dr. Tseng teaches an undergraduate Asian American Communities and Health course at UC Berkeley and has advised many undergraduate and graduate students in public health and Asian American studies over the years. He has over 18 years of expertise in collaborating with community-based organizations (CBOs) in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the U.S. Dr. Tseng has strong research and evaluation expertise pertaining to the health of diverse, vulnerable populations, particularly with Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) communities. He conducts research on health care delivery, health disparities, and CBOs utilizing mixed methods, participatory approaches and organizational methods. He has served as project director on participatory research projects pertaining to national partnerships to advance research capacity building and health in AA and NHPI communities, the ethnic health assessment of California’s AAs and NHPIs, Chinese diabetes care, healthy aging and cognitive health among diverse populations, preparedness communications for vulnerable populations, and more. Dr. Tseng also collaborated with the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) on the national Enabling Services Accountability Project and the Medically Underserved AA and NHPI Community GIS Project. Dr. Tseng currently serves as Senior Research Consultant to the Asian & Pacific Islander Health Forum and is the Chair of the Community Health Development and Policy Development Section of APHA.

Learning Areas:

Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice

Learning Objectives:
Describe various research and evaluation methods, including mixed methods and participatory research conducted in collaboration with community-based organizations. Identify ways to advance research capacity building and health among diverse and vulnerable populations, including Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am Research Sociologist and Lecturer of Community Health and Human Development with more than 18 years conducting community-based approaches and research in partnership with communities of color, particularly Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities to advance health equity.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.