142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Addressing the Underlying Social Determinants of Health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The purpose of this session to focus on social determinants of health domains and how they are linked to health outcomes. The information from this session will allow audiences to learn about multiple disciplinary perspectives that discuss best practices, health equity, health promotion and disease prevention strategies and sustainability of interventions that address social determinants of health.
Session Objectives: Identify contextual factors that may contribute to health inequities. Explain new developments that will influence public health framing in the future. Describe the importance and impact of social determinants of health.

Assessing and addressing the social determinants of health in community health centers and other community settings
Michelle Proser, MPP, Michelle Jester, MA, Rosy Chang Weir, PhD, Craig Hostetler, Clement Bezold, PhD, Laurie Francis, BSN, MPH, Ricca Prasad, Yasemin Arikan, Vivian Li, Jessica Yen and Shane Hickey
Place Matters for Health in Jefferson County, Alabama: The Status of Health Equity 50 years after the Civil Rights Movement of 1963
Monica L. Baskin, PhD, Devon M. T. Sims, MPH, Gregory Townsend, MPPM, Jermane Bond, PhD and Brian Smedley, PhD
Building a Values-Based Message to Motivate Support for Reducing Disparities
Jennifer Messenger Heilbronner, BA, Laura K. Lee Dellinger and Kevin Kirkpatrick, BA, MS

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Mental Health, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

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