142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Innovative community-academic approaches to address healthography

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
This session describes the link between community and academic partners to bridge the gap between heath disparities that stem from people’s location. Presentations cover methods to reduce disparities in different populations in the United States, all over the world, different ages and disparities that stems from disasters.
Session Objectives: Discuss different approaches to enhance community-academic collaborations focused on addressing the built environment and describe the role of different organizations (e.g., schools, clinics) in these efforts. Identify opportunities for collaboration and coordination among community-based organizations, residents, and public agencies to advance health and equity through changes in the built environment.
Jen Brown, MPH and Pat Conway, PhD

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A Population Health Approach to Early Childhood Development
Lisa Stanley, DrPH and Neal Halfon, MD, MPH
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Assessment to Implementation: Reflections from a 3-Year Community-Academic Partnership to Improve Disaster Risk Reduction in Delmas, Haiti
Ashley Dyer, MPH, Alyssa Budoff, MPHc, Pierre Anderson Soulouque, MSWc and Janet Lin, MD, MPH
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"We'll do it together": The CBPR process with a sex workers' collective in Kolkata, India
Samira Ali, LMSW, Rattan Dolui and Sambuddha Chaudhuri, MBBS
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Building a research infrastructure across multiple community organizations for a patient navigation program in Chicago's Chinatown
Ivy S. Leung, Laura S. Tom, MS, Esther Wong, Daniel P. Vicencio, MD, Eileen E. Knightly, RN, BSN, MHA, XinQi Dong, MD, MPH and Melissa Simon, MD, MPH
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Community Research Workers: Are we making it harder than it needs to be?
Maghboeba Mosavel, PhD, Dwala Ferrell and Pamela Bingham

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Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus

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