Online Program

From Solo to Duet: Harmonizing Community and Public Health Approaches to Address Health Disparities

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 12:55 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Kathleen Gregory, MBA, Access Community Health Network, Chicago, IL
Danielle Lazar, AM, Public Policy, DrPH Candidate, Access Community Health Network, Chicago, IL
Planning primary care services using a public health framework presents an opportunity for practitioners to impact community health. Access Community Health Network’s Stand Against Cancer program provides a useful model for understanding how community mobilization, public health policy, primary care services and evaluation can be aligned to impact individual patient health outcomes and the health of the community.

Learning Areas:

Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe a planning framework for integrating public health approaches into primary care. Identify community engagement strategies to support public health goals. Identify ways that community health practice can inform public health policy.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: as Director of Research for ACCESS, part of my role is to look at lessons learned and integrating primary care into public health.
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.