Online Program

Community Strategies to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Monday, November 2, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
This session will focus on the need to bridge theory to practice. The linkages between research and community need will be explored through the presentation of innovative research and evaluation methods of community health outcomes. Examples of specific strategies will be discussed to illustrate the need for community level participation in the development of health policies aimed at improving community health outcomes.
Session Objectives: Identify innovative research methods to evaluate community health outcomes. Discuss the usefulness of community based partnerships and community driven strategies in addressing health inequalities. Explain the role research, theory, and community participation play in developing effective health policies for local communities.

Role of resilience in addressing rural community health: Identifying Individual and Community Sources of Stress and Support   
Ellen Barnidge, PhD, MPH, Elizabeth A. Baker, PhD, MPH, Keon L. Gilbert, DrPH, MPA, MA, Marvin Langston, MPH and Skye Buckner-Petty, MPH
Youth gardeners: Developing a youth-focused racial justice and social determinants of health curriculum   
Uchenna Ndulue, MPH, CHES, Becca Rector, MPH, Vivien Morris, MS, RD, MPH, LDN, Ra'Shaun Nalls, Jeremiah Woodberry, Jazmine Shorter and Mahlet Meshesha

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Black Caucus of Health Workers

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