Online Program

Innovative Approaches to Health Communication Interventions and Research (organized by HCWG)

Monday, November 2, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This roundtable focuses on innovative uses of health communication to promote public health. Those attending this session will have the opportunity to interact with a diversity of public health professionals and researchers and learn about the innovative approaches they have used to understand and impact the health of their target populations.
Session Objectives: Describe how interactive technologies can be used for health education interventions. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of new health communication technologies. Describe how healthcare provider recommendations can impact health behavior. Discuss implications for public communication efforts to influence and advocate for health policy.

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Development of a mHealth program to improve childhood illness management in a resource-limited setting in Peru   
Tirza Areli Calderon, MPH, Holly Martin, MD, Kathryn Volpicelli, MPH, Elsa Cecilia Díaz Arroyo, Ernesto Gozzer, MD, MSc, IHS and Alison M. Buttenheim, PhD, MBA
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Outcome evaluation of a Spanish-language telenovela about gene-environment interactions   
Joanne Sandberg, Ph.D., Timothy Howard, PhD, Jennifer Talton, MS, Sara A. Quandt, PhD, Phillip Summers, MPH and Thomas A. Arcury, PhD
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Identifying and evaluating existing iPhone and iPad apps for genomics education   
Divya Talwar, M.P.H., Shubhangi Vasdeo, MPH and Lei-Shih Chen, PhD, PT, CHES
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Incorporating Fitness Trackers within a Military Sleep, Activity, and Nutrition Health Education Program   
Theresa Jackson Santo, PhD, MPH, CHES, Anne Andrews, Laura Vasquez, MPH, Molly Francis, MPH, Chizoba Chukwura, MPH, CPH and Jessica Ford, PhD
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Guidance on Designing Health Fairs for Promoting Cancer Screening: Lessons Learned from Evaluation of 7 Health Fairs   
Cam Escoffery, PhD, Shuting Liang, MPH, Kirsten Rodgers, EdD, MSPH, MCHES, Regine Haardörfer, PhD, MEd, MS, Grace Hennesay, Kendra Gilbertson, Maria E. Fernandez, PhD and Leticia Gatus

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)