142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Community Engagement for Raising Public Awareness About the Implications of Educational Attainment

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 : 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM

Emily Zimmerman, PhD , Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Center on Society and Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Action on the relationship between education and health requires engaging the community. Strategies and methods for community engagement in causal modeling and findings from this process as it relates to education and health will be presented.

Learning Areas:

Other professions or practice related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Demonstrate the purposes and methods for engaging community stakeholders in causal modeling. Discuss findings from the community: “real life” connections between education and health.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I specialize in community/stakeholder engagement strategies and social determinants of health. Recent projects include a community-university partnership at VCU that uses CBPR methods to gather data on local issues related to social determinants of health; a series health equity reports for Place Matters teams around the country; issue briefs and other communication materials on the relationship between education and health; and pilot projects on stakeholder engagement in causal modeling/question development for health-related research.
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.