142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Strategies for Successful Community-Engaged and Community-Based Interventions

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session was to discuss various ways in which advances in culturally-responsive inquiries to support effective health promotion policies, practices, systems change and investments. The audience will learn about the advantages of using geographic information systems as part of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR). This session will also discuss strategies for conducting a community-based survey and the challenges, benefits, and limitations associated with such strategies.
Session Objectives: Evaluate the impact of a faith-based community-academic partnerships. Evaluate findings from quantitative and qualitative studies that employed community-engaged sampling methods. Describe the methodological approach and discuss results of a comprehensive needs assessment concerning children's physical activity opportunities. To discuss key characteristics of community coalitions that promote community engagement and implementation of sustainable initiatives To evaluate and discuss a culturally tailored community intervention for underserved communities

Table 1
Addressing Cancer Health Disparities through Community Assessment and Action: Impact of a Faith-Based Community-Academic Partnership in South Carolina
Deeonna Farr, MPH CHES, Kimberly Comer, MPH, Heather M. Brandt, PhD, CHES, Swann Arp Adams, PhD, John R. Ureda, DrPH, Deloris Williams, RN, BSN, MSN, PhD, Dolores Scott, MEd, Rachel Mayo, PhD, Dawnyea Jackson, MS, PhD, Wanda Green, BS, CHES and James R. Hebert, ScD
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Understanding Barriers to and Facilitators of Physical Activity and Stress Management among Bangladeshi Immigrants in New York City Using Qualitative Methods
Lindsey Riley, MPH, Gulnahar Alam, Mamnunul Haq, MD Taher, Laura Wyatt, MPH, S. Darius Tandon, PhD, Michael Tanner, MD, Purnima Naik, MD, Shahnaz Yousuf, Runi Mukherji-Ratnam, PhD, Mariano Rey, MD, Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DPH and Nadia Islam, PhD
Table 3
A Needs Assessment of Children's Physical Activity Opportunities in Rural West Virginia: The McDowell CHOICES Planning Effort
Alfgeir Kristjansson, PhD, Eloise Elliott, PhD, Sean Bulger, Ed.D, Emily Jones, PhD, Andrea Taliaferro, PhD and William Neal, MD
Table 5
Mapping youth perceptions of physical activity resources: An approach combining community-based participatory research (CBPR) & geographic information systems (GIS)
Michael Topmiller, Ph.D., Farrah Jacquez, Ph.D., Aaron Vissman, M.P.H, Jenni Miller-Francis, MSSW, Kevin Raleigh, Ph.D. and Jene Grandmont, MA
Table 6
Baby apps: Media exposure in infants
Sahel Hazrati, MPH, Elisabeth Klein, DNP, MSN, CNS and Kathi Huddleston, PhD, RN, MSN, CNS, CCRC
Table 7
Building a Culture of Community Disaster Resilience through Engagement and Collaboration
Angela Austin, RN, MSN/MPH, Tiffany Romo, MPH, Stella Fogleman, RN, MSN/MPH and Aizita Magana, MPH
Table 8
Results of Citywide Intervention Among African-Americans to Improve Stroke Preparedness and ED Arrival Time
Bernadette Boden-Albala, MPH, DrPH, Dorothy Farrar Edwards, Ph.D, Jeffrey J. Wing, MPH, M. Christopher Gibbons, MD, MPH, Amie Hsia, MD and Chelsea S. Kidwell, MD
Table 9
Evaluating Resident Power as a Driver of Place-Based Social and Policy Change in California
Laura Hoyt D'Anna, DrPH, Suzanne Padilla, MA, Jennifer Chheang, MA, Rene M. Castro, MSW and C. Kevin Malotte, DrPH
Table 10
Methods and Successes in Health Promotion for Low-income, First-time Mothers in the Louisiana Gulf Coast: Community Health Workers Add the Human Element in Maternal Child Health Mobile Technology
Anna Hassan, MPH, Tom Evans, AA, Jonathan Holly, BA, Patricia Davis, BS, Christine Dennis, BSN, Onita Harris, MLA, Starleen Maharaj, BA, Kimisha Sawyers, BS, Courtney Schultheis, BS and Maureen Y. Lichtveld, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers