Healthy Hearts Family Intervention: To disrupt patterns of cardiovascular disease in low-income families in northern Colorado
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Chronic disease management and prevention
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Identify the key components of developing a family based intervention. Discuss the effectiveness of an inter-generational program to reduce risk factors for heart disease, while considering the role of a school based education and screening program to identify children at risk.
Keyword(s): Heart Disease, Family Involvement
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a sub or co-investigator, lead researcher, and program coordinator on several federally and state funded grants (Cholesterol lowering study in children, Impact study, Family Intervention, and Healthy Hearts data study) as well as am published as a coauthor of multiple cardiovascular articles. I have a special interest in developing meaningful community/academic relationships in order to reduce cardiovascular disease through primordial prevention and education in our local community.
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.