Online Program

Barriers and enablers promoting or impeding health among immigrants and refugees communities (4)

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session Objectives: Define immigrant/refugee health and the barriers faced by this population. Identify enablers promoting health among immigrants and refugees communities

Board 1
Breast Cancer Survivorship among African Immigrant Women: A Qualitative Inquiry   
Ebun Ebunlomo, PHD, MPH, MCHES, Sheryl A. McCurdy, PhD, Melissa Peskin, PhD and Luisa Franzini, PhD
Board 3
Predictors of Obesity among Nigerian Immigrants in the United States   
Olawunmi Obisesan, PhD, Wen-Hung Kuo, PhD, Michael Brunet, PhD, Adekunle Obisesan, MD, MPH, Olubusayo Akinola, PhD and Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, RN
Board 4
Recovery Factors Among Torture Survivors   
Mary Fabri, PsyD, Nancy Bothne, PhD and Brian Price, PhD
Board 5
Leveraging the President's immigration executive action to expand coverage to the undocumented uninsured population   
Sam Solomon, JD, Rishi Sood, MPH, Marjorie Cadogan, JD, Jeannine Mendez, MS, Audrey Diop, MPA and Tanya Shah, MBA, MPH
Board 6
Barriers and Enablers to HPV Vaccination among Hispanic Farmworker Families in Florida   
Cheryl A. Vamos, PhD, MPH, Nolan Kline, PhD, MPH, Coralia Vazquez-Otero, JD, MPH, Elizabeth Lockhart, MPH, Sara Proctor, DW, PA, Kristen Wells, B.A., M.P.H., Ph.D., Anna Giuliano, PhD, Ellen Daley, PhD, MPH and Cathy Meade, PhD
Board 8
Psychosocial disparities experienced by recently arrived Latino immigrant youth   
Sean Cleary, PhD, MPH, Ryan Snead, BS, Tahilin Karver, MPH, Erin O'Brien, PhD, MA, Elizabeth Andrade, DrPH, MPH and Mark C. Edberg, PhD, MA

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

Organized by: Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health
Endorsed by: International Health, Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights