142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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The role of community partners in community based public health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Community stakeholders play a vital role in developing, implementing, and sustaining health-promoting infrastructure, resources, and programs within communities. The purpose of this session is to emphasize the unique and critical role of community stakeholders in collaborative partnerships that have sought to improve community health and well-being. Presentations will showcase thoughtful and innovative community-driven efforts to improve social, economic, and environmental conditions, enhance access to and quality of health care, and engage in coalition building and research efforts to investigate and address health disparities.
Session Objectives: Explain the benefits of partnerships between community and academic in public health research, programs and interventions. Discuss the role of community health workers in public health interventions and research. Describe various methods for effective collaboration between community and academic partners.

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A public health care plan's evolving model to enhance community assets and promote wellness in low-income communities of color
Jammie Hopkins, DrPH, MS, Peter Prampetch, MPH, Devina Kuo, MPH, Judy Hsieh, MA, MFTI and Auleria Eakins, MPA
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Community Health Worker Perspectives on Recruitment and Retention of Recent Immigrant Women in a Randomized Clinical Trial
Hae-Ra Han, PhD, RN, FAAN, Eunsuk Choi, PhD, MPH, RN, Grace Jeongim Heo, Ph.D and Youngshin Song, PhD, RN
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Motivating Pasifika against Cigarettes & Tobacco (MPACT): A community-academic partnership for smoking cessation in Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander communities
Paula H. Palmer, PhD, Cevadne Lee, MPH, Vanessa Tui'One, Tupou Toilolo, Kaiwi Pang, Dorothy Vaivao, BA, Annette Orne, Jonathan Lepule, Melanie Sabado, MPH, Bin Xie, PhD and Sora Park Tanjasiri, DrPH, MPH
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Increasing Access to Comprehensive Care for Youth in Schools: How One Community-Academic Partnership is Accomplishing It
Kelly Washburn, MPH, Renee Cammarata Hamilton, MSW, MPA, Honor Macnaughton, MD, Sara Martin, Kelly Warner, MPH, Joanna Gattuso and Nathan Cardoos, MD
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Partnerships in Capacity Building: The Collaborative Formation of The Healthy Environments and Active Living (H.E.A.L.) Initiative -- A Faith-Based Obesity and Diabetes Pilot Intervention
Dawnesha Beaver, MPH, Jonathan Reid, MPH, Ellen Iverson, MPH, Valerie Ruleas, MSW, LCSW, Megan Lipton-Inga, MA, CCRP, Ali Johnson, BA and Sherell Eurey
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Creating Healthy Communities by Working Effectively Across Sectors
Barbara Joyce, PhD, CNS, RN, Brian Kates, CPRP, Kelley Christians, RD, Mia Ramirez, MPH and Emily Epstein, MPH
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Building healthy communities around shared goals: A community-academic partnership between Project Access-New Haven and Yale-New Haven Hospital
Lauren M. Kelley, MSW, MPA, Darcey Lynn Cobbs-Lomax, MBA, MPH, William Gedge, Adrienne Lofton, MSN and Erica S. Spatz, MD, MHS
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Collaborative evaluation of community-based public health work: Methods, tools, and feedback loops of the Food & Fitness Cross-Site Evaluation
Laurie Lachance, PhD, MPH, Laurie Carpenter, MSW, Martha Quinn, MPH, Margaret Wilkin, MPH, Edward Green, MPH and Kazumi Tsuchiya, MPH
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Developing and implementing a Community Empowerment Center to build local capacity for community-level change
Stacy W. Smallwood, PhD, MPH, Ronald Pitner, PhD, Darcy Freedman, MPH, PhD, Patricia A. Sharpe, PhD, MPH, Jennie Ann Cole, MA and Shanna Hastie, LMSW

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Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)