142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

Annual Meeting Recordings are now available for purchase

Developing, implementing and evaluating effective CHW programs, tools and research methods

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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Lessons and Innovations from the Field: Community Health Workers as Frontline Interventionists Using Mobile Technology to Impact Birth Outcomes Among Low-income, First-time Mothers in the Louisiana Gulf Coast
Anna Hassan, MPH, Laila Fox, MUP, 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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Relationship between CHW characteristics and residents' knowledge in a CHW-led cancer education intervention: Project outcomes and strategies
Katharine Nimmons, MSc, MPH, Julie Ann St. John, MA, MPH, DrPH, Chris Beaudoin, PhD, Paula Saldana, CHW, CHWI and Dinorah Martinez, CHW,CHWI
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Lessons learned on integrating a CHW-led research project on cervical cancer screening in 2 safety-net clinics
Kumar Ilangovan, MD, Brendaly Rodriguez, MA, Orieta Fontan, Valentine Cesar and Olveen Carrasquillo, MD, MPH
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CHWs creating systemic changes to improve access to and quality of care through use of their community knowledge and experiences
Julie Smithwick, LMSW, Mari Borghini, BSW, CHW, Nelly Jolley, CHW and Margarita Franco Hernandez, BA

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community Health Workers

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