Online Program

Barriers and enablers promoting or impeding health among immigrants and refugees communities (3)

Monday, November 2, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Session Objectives: Identify public health issue experienced by resettled refugees in urban communities Describe placement strategies for newly arrived refugee groups Identify enablers promoting health among immigrants and refugees communities
Guy Whembolua, Ph.D. and Titilayo Okoror, PhD

Board 2
Refugee Women's Health: Understanding Geospatial Barriers   
Caren Frost, PhD, MPH, Lisa Gren, PhD, MSPH, Rachel Jaggi and Scott Benson
Board 3
Ebola Outbreak and Africans in the Diaspora: Perceptions and experiences of African Immigrants living in the US   
Fuseina Gimballa, BSc, Mmekom Udosen, Deanna Keenan, BA, Dennis Asante, BA and Titilayo Okoror, PhD
Board 4
Family Perspectives on Lack of Access to Public Health Insurance for Undocumented Children   
Caren Steinway, MSW, MPH, Colleen McCauley, RN, BSN, MPH, Kathleen Noonan, JD and Katherine Yun, MD, MHS
Board 6
Disparities in risk of preterm birth and low birth weight for immigrant women in South Korea   
Ingyu Song, M.D., Sang Min Park, M.D., Ph.D., Seung Han Shin, M.D., Kyae Hyung Kim, M.D. and Minsun Kim, M.D.
Board 8
Barriers to the access and use of HIV-care by HIV-infected Haitian migrants in La Romana, Dominican Republic   
Alexis H. Fogel, MPH, Stephen W. Nicholas, MD, Marlyn Delva, EdD, Rafael E. PĂ©rez Figueroa, MD, MPH, Robert E. Fullilove, EdD and Linda F. Cushman, PhD
Board 9
Cultural perceptions of Arab American Muslim parents about healthy eating and activity for their school-age children   
Abi Fapohunda, DrPH, MPH, MS, Jason Flatt, PhD, MPH, MCHES, Khlood Salman, Dr.PH, MSN, BSN, RN and Rick Zoucha, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CTN-A, FAAN
Board 10
Addressing the Impact of the Ebola Virus Disease- related Stigma among African Immigrants in the United States   
Guy-Lucien S. Whembolua, PhD, Donaldson Conserve, Ph.D., Daudet Ilunga Tshiswaka, MS, Muswamba Mwamba, MPH and Michael Gaisie

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, Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community