Improving Men’s Health
Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This session will discuss issues related to improving men's health. We will present on assessing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risks to develop CVD intervention for formerly incarcerated men in Central Brooklyn; key message frames that emerged from a content analysis of news stories published during the four weeks following the 2014 death of Hall of Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn; how Black men perceive the healthcare system and their responses to perceived mistreatment during healthcare encounters; and an evaluation of the efficacy of the decision-making curriculum aimed at increasing decision-making knowledge, skills, attitudes, and self-efficacy as well as improving attitudes toward alcohol among incarcerated young men.
Session Objectives: Assess cardiovascular disease risk factors among formerly incarcerated Black men.
Identify key message frames utilized in discussions of a potential Major League Baseball ban on smokeless tobacco use following the 2014 death of Hall of Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn.
Describe Black men’s experiences accessing healthcare and reactions to negative healthcare experiences.
Describe how to effectively implement a health education curriculum in a prison/jail setting.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)