Perceptions of Power Dynamics and Sexual Decision-Making among Rural College-Age African American Women
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Social and behavioral sciences
Discuss cultural and gender barriers of HIV prevention among African American women. Analyze perceptions of power dynamics and sexual decision-making among college-age African American women. Evaluate current HIV policies affecting African American women. Formulate culturally relevant HIV prevention solutions and services for African American women.
Keyword(s): Women and HIV/AIDS, African American
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the student principal investigator of HIV prevention research and I have been employed by an AIDS Service Organization for many years. I have also analyzed HIV prevention programs for women while visiting West Africa. Among my research interests has been the development of strategies for preventing HIV and STDs among underserved populations, specifically African American women.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.