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TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1. Introduction: The Forces Driving and Embodied Within a New Field of Equity in Health Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D PART I: NEW THEORY, PARADIGMS AND PERSPECTIVES 2. Challenges in Eliminating Health Disparities Bailus Walker, Jr, PhD, MPH, FACE 3. Toward Evidence-Based and Culturally Appropriate Models For Reducing Global Health Disparities: An Africanist Perspective Collins O. Airhihenbuwa, PhD, MPH and Titilayo Okoror, PhD 4. New Paradigms for Inclusive Health Care: Toward Individual Patient and Population Health James O. Prochaska, Ph.D PART II: NEW PROCEDURES AND POLICIES-IMPLICATIONS FOR FUNDERS, RESEARCHERS, AND POLICY MAKERS 5. What Types of Public Health Proposals Should Agencies be Funding and What Types of Evidence Should Matter?: Scientific and Ethical Considerations David R. Buchanan, DrPH and John P. Allegrante, PhD 6. Income Related Health Disparity and Its Determinants in New York State: Racial/Ethnic and Geographical Comparisons Kajal Lahiri and Zulkarnain Pulungan 7. Perspectives on Mechanisms of Racial Disparities in Hypertension Gbenga Ogedegbe MD, MPH, MS, Antoinette Schoenthaler MA, and Senaida Fernandez PhD 8. Incessant Displacement and Health Disparities Mindy Thompson Fullilove, MD PART III: THE LEGACY AND ROLE OF RACISM-IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RESEARCH AND PRACTICE 9. Strategies for Reducing Disparities in African Americans' Receipt and Use of Mental Health Services Madonna G. Constantine, Mai M. Kindaichi, Sheila V. Graham, and Nicole Watkins 10. Genetics or Social Forces?: Racial Disparities in Infant Mortality Richard J. David, MD, and James W. Collins, Jr., MD, MPH 11. A Psychosocial Model of Resilience Theory and Research: A Recommended Paradigm for Studying African Americans' Beliefs and Practices Toward Colon Cancer Screening Anderson J. Franklin, Ph.D., Sweene Oscar, MA, Monique Guishard, MA, Shameka Faulkner, BS, and Ann Zauber, Ph.D PART IV: COLLABORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND COMMUNITY-BASED PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH 12. Eliminating Disparities in Health and Disease Outcomes: A Call for Interdisciplinary Collaboration Jamila R. Rashid, Ph.D., Shaffdeen A. Amuwo, Elizabeth L. Skillen, and Cindi Melanson 13. Grant-Writing for Community-Based Health Disparities Research and Services: The Role of Academic/Community Partnerships Brenda D. Hayes, DSW, MPH, MSW 14. Addressing Cardiovascular Health Disparities of Chinese Immigrants in New York City: A Case Study of the Chinese-American Healthy Heart Coalition Kenny Kwong, Ph.D., Henrietta Ho-Asjoe, MPS, Waiwah Chung, MA, and Sally Sukman Wong, MS 15. HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction with Couples: Implications for Reducing Health Disparities in HIV/AIDS Prevention Nabila El-Bassel, Susan Witte and Louisa Gilbert PART V: NEW INTERNET TECHNOLOGY-ACHIEVING WIDE DISSEMINATION AND GLOBAL REACH 16. Using New Media to Improve Learning: Multimedia Connect for HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction and the Triangle Initiative Frank Moretti and Susan Witte 17. A Role for Health Informatics and Information Technology (HIIT): Shaping A Global Research Agenda to Eliminate Health Disparities Diane L. Adams, MD, MPH, CHS-III, Brenda A. Leath, MHSA, PMP 18. An Online Multimedia Peer Education Smoking Cessation Program for Korean Youth: A Film Script Contest for Stories on Quitting Smoking Kyungmi Woo PART VI: TRAINING COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS AND PEER EDUCATORS 19. Training Community Health Workers and Peer Educators for HIV/AIDS Prevention in Africa: Integrating African Healing Wisdom and Evidence-Based Behavior Change Strategies Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D., Ansumana Richard Konuwa, Ed.D., and Nana Akomfohene Korantema Ayeboafo 20. The Social Education and Health Advocacy Training (SEHAT) Project: Training Peer Educators in Indian Prisons to Increase Health Awareness and Preventive Behavior for HIV Amrita Bahl, MA 21. Training Peer Educators, Black MSM Leadership, and Partners for Ethnographic Community Based Participatory Research L. Philip Johnson, Ed.D. and Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D PART VII: CLOSING GAPS IN HEALTH FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS 22. Recommendations for Researchers and Clinicians Working at the Intersection of the HIV/AIDS and Methamphetamine Epidemics with MSM José Nanín, Ed.D., Yves-Michel Fontaine, MA, EdM, and Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D 23. Lesbian and Bisexual Women of Color, Racism, Heterosexism, Homophobia, and Health: A Recommended Intervention and Research Agenda Beverly Greene, Ph.D., Marie L. Miville, Ph.D., and Angela D. Ferguson, Ph.D 24. Ethnic/Racial Disparities in Gay-Related Stress and Health Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youths: Examining a Prevalent Hypothesis Margaret Rosario, Ph.D., Eric W. Schrimshaw, Ph,D., Joyce Hunter, Ph.D. 25. Health Disparities and People with Disabilities Richard M. Keller, Ph.D. and Joe P. King, MA PART VIII: CLOSING THE EDUCATION AND HEALTH GAP-ADDRESSING DUAL INTER-RELATED DISPARITIES THROUGH EFFECTIVE ENGAGEMENT 26. Classroom-based Interventions to Reduce Academic Disparities between Low-Income and High-Income Students Denise E. Ross, Ph.D. and Yemonja Smalls, Ph.D 27. The Idea of Supplementary Education Beatrice L. Bridglall, Ed.D. and Edmund W. Gordon, Ph.D 28. A Supplementary Education Model Rooted in an Academic, Community, and Faith-Based Coalition: Closing the Education and Health Gaps Angela Campbell, Ed.D. and Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D 29. So No Child is Left Behind: A Peer Mentoring/Tutoring Program for At-Risk Urban Youth Attending a College Preparatory High School Adrienne Chew, Ed.D. and Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D 30. A Model for Comprehensive Community-Wide Asthma Education Using Partnerships and the Public School Curriculum Betty Perez-Rivera, EdD, CHES and Natalie Langston-Davis, MD, MPH Conclusion 31. Conclusion: The Future of the Field of Equity in Health Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D
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Equality -- Health aspects -- Congresses.
Community health services -- Congresses.
Health education -- Congresses.
World health -- Congresses.
Health Services Accessibility -- Congresses.
Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Congresses.
Health Policy -- Congresses.
Health Promotion -- Congresses.
World Health -- Congresses.