Public Health Strategies to Advance Native Health Research, Ethics, & Policy
Monday, November 2, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This roundtable session provides APHA members the opportunity to sit with presenters and discuss a variety of topics specific to Indigenous populations. Participants in this session will discuss culturally-relevant research and program methods that will address topics including: importance of Tribal and non-Tribal collaboration efforts, use of technology in information dissemination, youth suicide prevention, resilience strategies, policy development, and innovative approaches to prevention and treatment of health disparities. By the end of the session, participants will have an understanding of what tools are being used to address health disparities in Indigenous communities.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe Indigenous approaches and solutions to public health issues and disparities for Indigenous populations and how they can be used in research and practice.
2. Explain the importance of community-led efforts in research, planning, development, and implementation of programs to address health disparities.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Endorsed by: Ethics, HIV/AIDS, Law, Socialist Caucus, Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Community Health Workers, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)