Summary: Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.
Publications167 found, 100 shown here
- Case finding: a new approach to chronic disease preventionKay Kane
South and East Belfast Health and Social Services Trust
Br J Community Nurs 12:163-5. 2007..Once a person was identified at an event, there was no follow up or mechanism of tracking the outcome...
- Predictors of prostate cancer screening among health fair participantsB C H Chiu
Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL 60611 4402, USA
Public Health 119:686-93. 2005..This population-based study identified factors associated with documented PSA screening among health fair participants...
- Identification of undiagnosed inflammatory arthritis in a community health fair screenKevin D Deane
University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, USA
Arthritis Rheum 61:1642-9. 2009....
- Student-led rural health fairs: attempting to improve medical education and access to health careDavid C Landy
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
South Med J 104:598-603. 2011..We describe health fairs conducted in rural communities to suggest how having medical students use screening tools can identify patients ..
- The financial value of services provided by a rural community health fairMary Katherine Dulin
Department of Internal Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:821-9. 2006..discussion in the literature regarding the financial value of the services provided to the participants in health fairs. This article examines the financial value of preventive services provided through a community health fair in ..
- Screening, education, and associated behavioral responses to reduce risk for falls among people over age 65 years attending a community health fairKirsten K Ness
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, MMC 715, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Phys Ther 83:631-7. 2003..recognition that falling is a "geriatric syndrome," screening for risk of falls has become popular at community health fairs. The purposes of this study were to determine whether health fair screening and educational intervention would ..
- Health fairs: An avenue for colon health promotion in the communityBeverly Greenwald
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
Gastroenterol Nurs 26:191-4. 2003..GI nurses can use hospital, community, and university health fairs as an opportunity to educate their communities on the prevention of and screening for colon cancer...
- A survey of inner city youth and their parents about participation in sportsSharon L Busey
Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Pediatrics, Downtown Health Center, Milwaukee 53233, USA
WMJ 106:307-11. 2007..Several studies have explored motivating factors for sports participation for youth, but limited data is available regarding factors motivating inner-city children to participate in sports...
- Health promotion and partnerships: collaboration of a community health management center, county health bureau, and university nursing programChih Ling Huang
Department of Nursing, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan, ROC
J Nurs Res 10:93-104. 2002..Community-based health promotion and nursing education can be successfully connected when various disciplines and sectors form effective partnerships...
- Using dissemination research to identify optimal community settings for tailored breast cancer information kiosksMatthew W Kreuter
Health Communication Research Laboratory, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 14:160-9. 2008....
- HSJ people. Fit for purposeBrian Griffiths
St Mary s Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals Trust
Health Serv J 113:34-5. 2003
- Health fairs extend your outreachGloria Mayer
Institute for Healthcare Advancement, La Habra, Calif, USA
Nurs Manage 36:73-5. 2005
- Hepatitis B infection among Asian American Pacific Islanders in the Rocky Mountain areaHaeOk Lee
School of Nursing, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
Appl Nurs Res 18:2-6. 2005..Despite the limitation of design, these data provide some insight on the rate of HBV infection in AAPIs because there are no data on prevalence of HBV infection of AAPIs in the Rocky Mountain Area...
- Using health fairs to examine health promotion behaviors of older African AmericansAndrea Jennings-Sanders
Department of Nursing, Cleveland State University, 1860 E 22nd Street, Rhodes Tower, 924, Cleveland, Ohio 44114, USA
ABNF J 14:13-6. 2003..b>Health fairs are just one venue of examining health promotion behaviors and providing health promotion information to older ..
- Sink or swim: the Titanic medication administration fairKathleen R Ward
Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, USA
J Contin Educ Nurs 39:179-84. 2008..Theme-based educational experiences are effective teaching strategies that can be used to trigger participants' learning in almost any setting...
- Using the Omaha System to document the wellness needs of the elderlyLisa Ann Plowfield
School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, 250 North College Avenue, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Nurs Clin North Am 40:817-29, xiii. 2005..The rapid pace of health fairs that offer free health services challenges record keeping...
- Community as client: reaching an underserved urban community and meeting unmet primary health care needsJudith Aponte
Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing, The City University of New York, NY 10010, USA
J Community Health Nurs 24:177-90. 2007..In addition to the new professional partnerships developed, new clinical placements for nursing students were established...
- A comprehensive education plan: the key to a successful Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations surveyRaymond Thurber
Kent Hospital, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886, USA
J Nurses Staff Dev 24:129-32. 2008..This methodology can be utilized by staff development educators in any setting to not only prepare staff members for a successful JCAHO survey but also to meet or exceed JCAHO standards in one's everyday job...
- Hypertension prevalence awareness, treatment and control in North NashvilleMichael J Blaha
Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
Tenn Med 99:35-7. 2006..This study adds to a growing literature on the racial and geographic disparities in health status in the Unites States and cautions that data from national surveys may not be representative of individual communities...
- Highly specific photoscreening at the Alaska State Fair. Valid Alaska Blind Child Discovery photography and interpretationRobert W Arnold
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Ophthalmic Associates, 542 West Second Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99501 2242, USA
Alaska Med 45:34-40. 2003..4%), 28 N+ (4.3%), 605 "normal" (92.4%) and no "inconclusive." This brings the total ABCD State Fair Effort to 2499 screened with 2.8% "positive," 3.6% N+, 93.4% "normal" and only 0.12% "inconclusive."..
- A how-to guide for conducting a community oral cancer screeningMargaret Kuder Hamilton
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Department of Dental Public Health, USA
Pa Dent J (Harrisb) 73:12-4. 2006
- Combining health promotion classroom lessons with health fair activitiesKathy Eliason
Community health clinical nursing instructor at Elmira College, New York, USA
J Sch Nurs 20:50-3. 2004..quot;Everyone Is Healthy at Northeast" was a success and promoted healthy lifestyle choices through creativity, collaboration, and support from the entire school community...
- Top grade health fair: an "A" fair to rememberKaren Denard Goldman
Citywide Personnel Development for the City of New York, New York, USA
Health Promot Pract 5:217-21. 2004
- Nutrition education delivered at the state fair: are your portions in proportion?Mary Beth Penisten
Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 1120, USA
J Nutr Educ Behav 36:275-7. 2004
- A dental school and a bank: partnership for community serviceTom Mitchell
University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry, 90095 1668, USA
J Calif Dent Assoc 33:562-4. 2005..has generated a commitment from Nara Bank to provide funding and facilities support for community-based health fairs, the creation of a patient care fund, and practice loans for recent graduates who commit to practicing in ..
- Association between use of complementary/alternative medicine and health-related behaviors among health fair participantsAndrew R Robinson
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
Prev Med 34:51-7. 2002..The relationship between complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and standard preventive care is not well defined...
- Hearing loss in migrant agricultural workersPeter M Rabinowitz
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, 135 College St, 3rd Floor, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
J Agromedicine 10:9-17. 2005..Farmers have high rates of hearing loss, yet little is known about the hearing status of migrant agricultural workers. We performed a cross-sectional survey to assess the prevalence and impact of hearing loss in this population...
- Relationship between loss of libido and signs and symptoms of depression in a sample of Puerto Rican middle-aged womenYaniris R Avellanet
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 355067, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067
P R Health Sci J 27:85-91. 2008..Future longitudinal studies should further elucidate the temporal sequence between depression and sexual dysfunctions in this population...
- Cultural sensitivity and readability of breast and prostate printed cancer education materials targeting African AmericansJ J Guidry
Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College of Education, College Station 77843 4243, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 90:165-9. 1998..Even though the materials are being developed and disseminated in health fairs, physician offices, barber shops, and other locations, the materials are still not reflective of the African-..
- Seroepidemiology of hepatitis B virus infection: analysis of mass screening in HawaiiNaoky C S Tsai
Liver Center, Hawaii Medical Center, 2230 Liliha Street, 2MA, Honolulu, HI, 96817, USA
Hepatol Int 2:478-85. 2008..To study current prevalence and risk for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in Hawaii, we analyzed cross-sectional data from Hawaii residents screened between July 2003 and April 2006...
- Testicular self-examination in young adult menChristine A Wynd
University of Akron, 209 Carroll Street, Akron, OH 44325 3701, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 34:251-5. 2002..To describe patterns of testicular self-examination (TSE) in a sample of young adult men and to identify factors distinguishing between men who do and do not practice TSE...
- Diet, physical activity, and cardiovascular disease risk factors among older Chinese Americans living in New York CitySally S Wong
Food and Nutrition Services, Beth Israel Medical Center, 16th Street at 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003, USA
J Community Health 36:446-55. 2011..CVD risk factors, dietary intake, and physical activity were obtained from all participants recruited from health fairs conducted in New York City (NYC)...
- Active for life: a work-based physical activity programBeverly B Green
Department of Preventive Care, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 4:A63. 2007..This paper reports the experience of implementing Active for Life in a worksite setting and its longer-term impact on physical activity...
- Chewing stick use among African immigrants in West Philadelphia: implications for oral health providersR O Wadenya
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences, Division of Pediatric and Community Oral Health, 240 S 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Community Dent Health 27:60-4. 2010..To explore tooth cleaning methods used by different groups of African immigrants residing in West Philadelphia and identify reasons for its continued use after migration to the U.S...
- Effective colorectal cancer education for Asian Americans: a Michigan programTsu Yin Wu
School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
J Cancer Educ 25:146-52. 2010..Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese American communities and recruited men and women over 50 years to attend health fairs at local community/cultural centers...
- Depressive symptoms and diabetes control in African AmericansJulie A Wagner
Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health MC3910, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 11:66-70. 2009..One-hundred twenty five African American diabetic adults who were attending health fairs reported demographic and medical history and provided blood samples for A1c assessment of glycemic control...
- Inadequate cardiovascular disease prevention in women with physical disabilitiesTheresa Capriotti
Villanova University College of Nursing, PA 19085, USA
Rehabil Nurs 31:94-101. 2006..Participants, recruited from health fairs, completed questionnaires that explored the participants' knowledge of CVD risk factors, possession of specific ..
- Promotion of cancer family history awareness: Jameslink Cancer Risk Assessment Tool at community health fairsKimberly M Kelly
Human Cancer Genetics, Ohio State University, 410 W 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
J Genet Couns 17:274-82. 2008..Users of the Jameslink (N = 166) at eight community health fairs completed a survey including demographic, psychosocial and behavioral variables to better understand responses ..
- Community-based strategies for recruiting older, African Americans into a behavioral intervention studyNancy J Ellish
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 419 W Redwood St, Ste 479, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 101:1104-11. 2009..To describe community-based strategies that were effective in recruiting older African Americans into a behavioral intervention study designed to increase eye examination behavior...
- Connecting for health literacy: health information partnersKaryn L Pomerantz
Health Information Partners and instructor at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC, USA
Health Promot Pract 11:79-88. 2010..Outreach activities focus on visits to neighborhood health centers, health fairs, health exhibits at union meetings and conferences; training programs involve hands-on, peer-led computer ..
- Prevalence of intestinal parasites among members of the public in Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaI Jamaiah
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:68-71. 2005..Both enjoyed eating raw fresh water fish with porridge...
- Racial and ethnic differences in diabetic patient-reported depression symptoms, diagnosis, and treatmentJulie Wagner
Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
Diabetes Res Clin Pract 75:119-22. 2007....
- Living post treatment: definitions of those with history and no history of cancerKimberly M Kelly
Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy, West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, Morgantown, WV, 26501, USA
J Cancer Surviv 5:158-66. 2011..Definitions of cancer survivorship from a number of professional organizations and researchers vary, but the research is scant on the meaning of cancer survivorship to people with and without a prior cancer history...
- Engaging Latino residents to build a healthier community in mid-city San DiegoKevin O'Neill
Mid City Community Advocacy Network, San Diego, California, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:S36-41. 2008..change, the traditional delivery model of community engagement (surveys, focus groups, large and small forums, health fairs, and street fairs) was replaced with culturally specific, active engagement strategies...
- Effective recruitment strategies for Latino and Caucasian dementia family caregivers in intervention researchDolores Gallagher-Thompson
Older Adult and Family Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:484-90. 2004..However, their participation in intervention research is disproportionately low. The authors compared the participant retention rates of three different recruitment strategies in a sample of Latino and Caucasian family caregivers...
- Recruiting and retaining minority women: findings from the Women on the Move studyS Liliana Escobar-Chaves
Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
Ethn Dis 12:242-51. 2002..To describe the recruitment, enrollment, and retention of women participating in the Women on the Move study, a physical activity validation study targeting urban minority women aged 40 to 70 years...
- Recruitment experience in the first phase of the African American Hereditary Prostate Cancer (AAHPC) studyC Royal
National Human Genome Center, Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, USA
Ann Epidemiol 10:S68-77. 2000....
- Key attributes of health ministries in African American churches: an exploratory surveyLori Carter-Edwards
Institute for Health, Social and Community Research at Shaw University, USA
N C Med J 67:345-50. 2006..However it is unknown which program attributes they perceive as important and which program attributes exist in their congregations...
- Predictors of endoscopy in minority womenJennifer Christie
Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, NY 10029, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 97:1361-8. 2005..This study evaluates the association between socioeconomic, medical and psychosocial factors and the use of endoscopy in low-income minority women...
- Diabetes, obesity and non-optimum blood pressure levels in a group of employees of the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, 2003Orville M Disdier-Flores
Diabetes Center of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Medical Center, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico 00935
P R Health Sci J 24:119-22. 2005....
- Drive-by readings: a creative strategy for tuberculosis control among immigrantsFrancesca M Gany
Center for Immigrant Health, New York University School of Medicine, BCD D 401, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
Am J Public Health 95:117-9. 2005..We explored an innovative strategy for targeted testing and disease management among immigrant communities at risk for tuberculosis...
- College men's knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about testicular cancerChristine Makosky Daley
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
Am J Mens Health 1:173-82. 2007..Simple means to educate college men included courses or assignments that focused on health issues, brief factual information, health fairs, peer educators, and celebrity guest speakers.
- A randomized community-based intervention trial comparing faith community nurse referrals to telephone-assisted physician appointments for health fair participants with elevated blood pressureArshiya A Baig
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Gen Intern Med 25:701-9. 2010To measure the effect of faith community nurse referrals versus telephone-assisted physician appointments on blood pressure control among persons with elevated blood pressure at health fairs.
- Tioga County Fit for Life: a primary obesity prevention projectRussell L Gombosi
Susquehanna Internal Medicine and Pediatric Associates, Williamsport, PA 17701, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:592-600. 2007..student/ family wellness booklets, point source healthy menus, occupational health analyses, and community health fairs. A 5-year longitudinal analysis of grade-specific rates of overweight and obesity of the participating children ..
- The use of health fairs in health promotionAlice Burron
2BFIT, Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
Am J Health Promot 25:TAHP1-TAHP8, TAHP11. 2011b>Health fairs have been a typical intervention for most worksite and community health promotion programs. They are often one of the first types of intervention selected for use...
- Organization and results of student pharmacist bone mineral density screenings in womenAdam C Harris
College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 51:100-4. 2011..To describe the organization and results of student pharmacist-run screenings of bone mineral density (BMD) among women living in the community...
- Childhood overweight: parental perceptions and readiness for changeKristen R Howard
Spanaway Family Medical Center, WA, USA
J Sch Nurs 23:73-9. 2007..This article focuses on guiding school nurses to assess parents of school-age children at risk for obesity for readiness for health behavior change, then choosing parent-focused interventions based on their stage of readiness for change...
- Colorectal cancer screening among Chinese American immigrantsKaren Kim
Office of Community Engagement and Cancer Disparities, University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:898-901. 2012..Data was collected over two consecutive years during three different health fairs. A questionnaire was used to collect demographic data...
- Who is making lifestyle changes due to preventive health care information? A demographic analysisJoseph D Cangelosi
College of Business, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas 72035, USA
Health Mark Q 26:69-86. 2009..Changes in social life," "sleeping habits," "getting regular exercise," and "attendance at health fairs and seminars" were also associated with the utilization of PHC information, but to a lesser extent.
- Lessons learned from a black and minority health fair's 15-month follow-up counselingDong Chul Seo
Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University, 1025 E 7th St, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 103:897-906. 2011Little is known about the impact of community health fairs on participants' health knowledge, literacy, attitudes, or behaviors. Few health fairs have provided followup services for participants.
- Engaging older adults in burn prevention education: results of a community-based urban initiativeNicole E Leahy
New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, William Randolph Hearst Burn Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
J Burn Care Res 33:e141-6. 2012..An additional 2590 seniors received education during community-based health fairs. A majority reported learning new information, found the presentation helpful, and intended to apply this ..
- Quantitative ultrasound of the calcaneus as a screening tool to detect osteoporosis: different reference ranges for caucasian women, african american women, and caucasian menR J Rothenberg
Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine and Forum Health Care, Youngstown, OH 44501, USA
J Clin Densitom 7:101-10. 2004..People were studied at county fairs, health fairs, and churches...
- Relationship between self-reported high-heeled shoe use and bone mineral density using quantitative ultrasound at a community health fairCrystal M Glassy
Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Irvine, 101 The City Blvd South Bldg 200, Suite 835, Orange, CA 92868, USA
Clin Rheumatol 32:37-41. 2013..21, p = 0.003. Our study suggests that wearing high-heeled shoes does not lead to appreciable differences in BMD among community health fair participants as assessed by QUS...
- Increasing access to cholesterol screening in rural communities catalyzes cardiovascular disease preventionDavid C Landy
Department of Medical Education, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
J Rural Health 29:360-7. 2013Despite increasing frequency, little evidence guides cholesterol screening in less traditional health care settings, such as rural health fairs.
- The role of community programmes and mass events in promoting physical activity to patientsA Bauman
School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Br J Sports Med 43:44-6. 2009..activity as role models, referral to mass community participation events, and encouraging attendance at health fairs. These will not solve the inactivity crisis, but could add new approaches for clinicians, in advising their ..
- Kids into health careers: a rural initiativeLori S Lauver
Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson School of Nursing, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA
J Rural Health 27:114-21. 2011....
- Use of GIS to identify optimal settings for cancer prevention and control in African American communitiesKassandra I Alcaraz
Health Communication Research Laboratory, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63112, USA
Prev Med 49:54-7. 2009..Rarely have Geographic Information Systems (GIS) been used to inform community-based outreach and intervention planning. This study sought to identify community settings most likely to reach individuals from geographically localized areas...
- Engaging student health organizations in reducing health disparities in underserved communities through volunteerism: developing a student health corpsVickie M Mays
Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:914-28. 2009..33% Asian Pacific Islander), predominantly at health fairs within Los Angeles County (averaging 138 attendees)...
- Key informant interviews with coordinators of special events conducted to increase cancer screening in the United StatesCam Escoffery
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Department of Health Policy and Management and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 39341
Health Educ Res 29:730-9. 2014Special events such as health fairs, cultural festivals and charity runs are commonly employed in the community to increase cancer screening; however, little is known about their effectiveness...
- Basketball clinic educates asthmatic childrenRonald Morton
University of Louisville, 571 South Floyd, Suite 414, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Phys Sportsmed 37:112-9. 2009..Hoops Kentucky program includes asthma screenings at selected YMCA after-school care facilities and community health fairs, asthma awareness seminars for sports and school coaches, and a half-day basketball event held once a year, ..
- Hepatitis B prevalence among Asian Americans in Michigan: an assessment to guide future education and intervention strategiesJanilla Lee
Programs for Multicultural Health, University of Michigan Health System, 2025 Traverwood Dr, Ste 1512, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 2197, USA
J Community Health 35:534-42. 2010Free HBV (hepatitis B virus) screening was offered at 8 health fairs to Asian Americans in Southeast and West Michigan for two and a half years as a community service to study the prevalence of hepatitis B among Asian Americans in ..
- Validating nursing competencies using a fair formatDiane M Carney
Regional Health Education Center, Mercy Medical Center North Iowa, Mason City, Iowa 50401, USA
J Nurses Staff Dev 24:124-8. 2008..The purpose of this article is to describe one approach used in an acute care setting. Staff development specialists and nurse leaders played key roles in assessing, developing, and evaluating a nursing competency validation fair...
- A pilot test of a church-based intervention to promote multiple cancer-screening behaviors among LatinasJennifer D Allen
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
J Cancer Educ 29:136-43. 2014..Participation in small group education sessions was highest (72%), with health fairs (61%) and goal setting (50%) also being popular activities...
- Advance directives: results of a community education symposiumElizabeth B Later
Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404, USA
Crit Care Nurse 27:31-5; quiz 36. 2007
- Barriers to health care and health-seeking behaviors faced by Black menCessaly T Cheatham
School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7460, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 20:555-62. 2008..To describe unique barriers to health care and health-seeking behaviors faced by Black men and to make recommendations to healthcare providers for improving healthcare access for Black men...
- Feasibility of a Spanish/English computerized decision aid to facilitate smoking cessation efforts in underserved communitiesA Paula Cupertino
University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:504-17. 2010..People with poor access to medical care are more likely to smoke but are less likely to receive nicotine dependence treatment...
- Teen peer educators and diabetes knowledge of low-income fifth grade studentsKaren J Coleman
Department of Research and Evaluation, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, 100 S Los Robles, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA, USA
J Community Health 36:23-6. 2011..01), Type 2 DM (21 vs. 52%; P < .001), and the signs of diabetes (10 vs. 39%; P < .001) after the health fair. This approach could be inexpensively integrated into any community-based health promotion with children and adolescents...
- Osteopathic medicine and community health fairs: increasing public awareness while improving public healthHeather M Stamat
Ingham Regional Medical Center, 401 W Greenlawn Ave, Lansing, MI 48910 2819, USA
J Am Osteopath Assoc 108:397-403. 2008For members of the public, community health fairs are an opportunity to gather information and receive screening for a variety of common medical conditions...
- Promoting physical activity: a profile of health plan programs and initiativesKaren Fitzner
Health Services Research, Integrated Health Resources, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Chicago, USA
Manag Care Interface 15:29-41. 2002..physical activity messages into routine services for members (92%) and sponsor community races/walks and health fairs (85%)...
- Providing consumer health information in the rural setting: Planetree Health Resource Center's approachM A Spatz
Planetree Health Resource Center, Mid Columbia Medical Center, The Dalles, Oregon 97058, USA
Bull Med Libr Assoc 88:382-8. 2000..It also works hard to foster partnerships for improved health information delivery with other community organizations, including area schools. This paper describes Planetree Health Resource Center's approach to rural outreach...
- Learning needs as perceived by women less than or equal to 16 weeks pregnantY A Camiletti
Faculty of Medicine, University of Western Ontario
Can J Public Health 90:229-32. 1999..This survey was part of a larger community initiative to plan, develop and implement first trimester "Prenatal Health Fairs" in London, Ontario...
- Sun Smart Day: a pilot program for photoprotection educationM K Buller
Behavioral Sciences Section, Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson 85719, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 14:257-63. 1997..Also the curriculum was less difficult to implement, but the health fair was more engaging. A Sun Smart Day program may be an important first step in increasing public awareness and understanding of skin cancer and its prevention...
- Connect with your community. How outreach can strengthen your practiceChristina Pope
MGMA Connex 4:30-5, 1. 2004..Four profiled medical groups exemplify getting back by giving--and keep a sound bottom line while doing so...
- A service-oriented teaching and learning projectKarla Levy
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston School of Nursing, Galveston, TX, USA
Pediatr Nurs 28:219-21. 2002..Students were successful when given encouragement and support to create and present TL projects...
- A community participatory oral health promotion program in an inner-city Latino communityM R Watson
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland, 666 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 1596, USA
J Public Health Dent 61:34-41. 2001..The main goal was to explore the feasibility of implementing such a project...
- Developing a health and lifestyle event for middle-aged menBrian Graham Mowbray
Nurs Times 100:36-8. 2004..The event was well attended and positively evaluated by the men who attended and the staff who participated...
- Practical ethics. Bringing reinforcementsTeri Watson
Hosp Health Netw 77:27. 2003
- Screening to the converted: an educational intervention in African American churchesB D Mann
MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129, USA
J Cancer Educ 15:46-50. 2000..Since the church is central to the organization of the African American community, the authors set out to determine whether a church-directed educational project could influence parishioners to obtain cancer screening...
- Performance of a new screening spirometer at a community health fairRobin J Schoh
National Lung Health Education Program, 899 Logan St, 2nd Floor, Denver CO 80203 3130, USA
Respir Care 47:1150-7. 2002..Compare the results from a new screening spirometer (EasyOne) with the results from a standard laboratory spirometer (Vmax) approved by the American Thoracic Society...
- A student-initiated interactive course as a model for teaching reproductive healthElissa Meites
Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Research and Policy, and the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305 5317, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:S30-3. 2002..Students were asked to self-assess their learning of key reproductive health competencies taught in the course...
- A model for a children's dental health carnivalS D Harn
Department of Oral Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry
ASDC J Dent Child 58:320-7. 1991..The authors would be pleased to share additional information with interested parties...
- Hospital health promotion: swimming or sinking in an upstream business?Lori L Hilgerson
School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Health Promot Pract 4:56-63. 2003..Although moving upstream with health promotion, an analysis of program content suggests modifications may be necessary in order to serve as effective interventions for health priorities...
- Preventing unintentional injuries to children under 15 years in the outdoors: a systematic review of the effectiveness of educational programsMark Pearson
Peninsula Technology Assessment Group PenTAG, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
Inj Prev 18:113-23. 2012....
- Cardiovascular disease risk factors and diabetes in Asian Indians residing in MichiganTsu Yin Wu
School of Nursing, Eastern Michigan University, 311 Everett L Marshall Building, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
J Community Health 37:395-402. 2012..The sample consisted of 273 Asian Indians (AI) recruited through health fairs for surveys and blood tests throughout the state of Michigan. The prevalence of self-reported diabetes (20...
- High prevalence of metabolic syndrome in young Hispanic women: findings from the national Sister to Sister campaignFatima Rodriguez
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Metab Syndr Relat Disord 11:81-6. 2013..We sought to better understand the epidemiology of metabolic syndrome in Hispanic women using data from a large, community-based health screening program...
- Characteristics of women lost to follow-up in cardiovascular community health interventions: findings from the Sister to Sister campaignSahar Naderi
Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
J Community Health 38:458-62. 2013..In 2009, Sister to Sister, a national organization that sponsors community health fairs, provided free cardiovascular health screenings for a total of 9,443 women nationwide...
- Understanding consumer preferences for communication channels to create consumer-directed health promotion efforts in psychiatric rehabilitation settingsEvelina DiFranco
4Sight Blindness Prevention Program, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Psychiatr Rehabil J 29:251-7. 2006..Respondents were generally unfamiliar with community health fairs and related events...
- Profiles, perceptions and motivations of Community Health Workers of NGOs in a border city of US-MexicoBeatriz Alfaro-Trujillo
Division of Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, School of Medicine and Psychology, Mesa de Otay, CP 22350, Tijuana, B C, Mexico
J Community Health 37:583-90. 2012..The most commonly reported activities were distribution of informational materials (59.5%) and promotion of health fairs (52.9%)...
- Health care practices of the foreign born Asian Indians in the United States. A community based surveyNaveen Mehrotra
Department of Pediatrics, UMDNJ RWJMS, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, MEB 322, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
J Community Health 37:328-34. 2012..In the present study, participants of the health fairs organized during South Asian cultural and religions events were asked anonymously to complete the South Asian ..
- Internet access and online cancer information seeking among Latino immigrants from safety net clinicsClaire Selsky
Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Cancer Center and Department of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC 20007, USA
J Health Commun 18:58-70. 2013..A cross-sectional study of 1,273 Latinos 21 years and older attending safety net clinics or health fairs was conducted from June 2007 to November 2008...
- Partnership among a faith-based organization and communityJudith Aponte
Department of Nursing, Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York 10010, USA
Holist Nurs Pract 27:162-7. 2013....
- JACKSON HEART STUDYHERMAN ALFRED TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2009..To date over 700 presentations at schools, churches, lay groups and health fairs have been made by JHS staff to enhance the awareness and acceptance of critical preventive health messages...
- JACKSON HEART STUDYASOKA S SRINIVASAN; Fiscal Year: 2013..To date over 700 presentations at schools, churches, lay groups and health fairs have been made by JHS staff to enhance the awareness and acceptance of critical preventive health messages...
- JACKSON HEART STUDYASOKA S SRINIVASAN; Fiscal Year: 2011..To date over 700 presentations at schools, churches, lay groups and health fairs have been made by JHS staff to enhance the awareness and acceptance of critical preventive health messages...
- JACKSON HEART STUDYHerman Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
- JACKSON HEART STUDYAsoka Srinivasan; Fiscal Year: 2010
- JACKSON HEART STUDYHERMAN ALFRED TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
- Community-Based Kiosks for Hearing Screening and EducationMartin Patrick Feeney; Fiscal Year: 2013..in Portland, OR, and Bay Pines, FL;community centers in Minnesota and Wisconsin;and community centers and health fairs in Columbus, OH...
- Community-Based Kiosks for Hearing Screening and EducationM Patrick Feeney; Fiscal Year: 2012..in Portland, OR, and Bay Pines, FL;community centers in Minnesota and Wisconsin;and community centers and health fairs in Columbus, OH...
- Prostate Cancer Detection Decision-Making for Low-Income African American MenRENA JOY PASICK; Fiscal Year: 2013..in settings where low-income men and/or those of low educational attainment access cancer screening such as health fairs and public health clinics...
- Nebraska Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)Jennifer Severe-Oforah; Fiscal Year: 2013..PRAMS information is provided in prenatal and postpartum hospital packets and during exhibits at health fairs to communicate the importance of completing the PRAMS questionnaire...
- Protecting the Health of Future Generations: Assessing and Preventing ExposuresFRANK ARTHUR VON HIPPEL; Fiscal Year: 2013..environmental exposures through community educational programs and public policy actions, including community-based research institutes for college credit, health fairs for all community members, and workshops for health care providers.
- Breaking Barriers: Health Science Education in Native American CommunitiesMaurice Godfrey; Fiscal Year: 2010..Work done by students and teachers will be showcased during annual health fairs and Powwows in each tribal region...
- AN INNOVATIVE RFA FOR MINORITY HEALTH RESEARCHMARY COE; Fiscal Year: 2004..Cancer awareness will be promoted through educational programs and health fairs. Telecommunication will be available at several sites to allow for immediate consultation...
- PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGYRobert Suskind; Fiscal Year: 1992..Students will be offered a PC elective, a PC research elective and community activities including health fairs and public education sponsored by the American Heart Association...
- Health Behaviors Among Smokers in Public Housing DevelopJasjit Ahluwalia; Fiscal Year: 2003..Smokers from each HD will be recruited through health fairs with the assistance of community health educators (CHEs)...
- PROJECT DISH PHASE 1WILLIE AUSTIN; Fiscal Year: 2002..will be recruited, via existing networks, to participate in community support groups, awareness sessions, and Health Fairs; middle school students will help to organize, publicize, and conduct these community awareness activities...
- NCI DIETARY GUIDELINES IN AFRICAN AMERICAN CHURCHESBoyd Switzer; Fiscal Year: 2000..Congregation level interventions include educational food events, health fairs, and pastoral assistance with bulletins, sermons, and counseling techniques to support dietary change efforts ..
- DIETARY CHANGE THROUGH BLACK CHURCHESKen Resnicow; Fiscal Year: 2000..Subjects will be recruited at Health Fairs conducted Atlanta churches. There will be three data collection points; baseline, 6 month, and 1 year follow up...
- Prevention of HIV & STD's in Drug Using WomenLinda Cottler; Fiscal Year: 2006..Street outreach, bars and clubs, shelters, health fairs and daycare facilities will be used to reach these vulnerable women at risk. 2...
- HEALTH PROMOTION THROUGH BLACK CHURCHESKen Resnicow; Fiscal Year: 2004..60/church). All participants will be recruited at health fairs conducted in participating churches...
- THE AAAS BLACK CHURCH HEALTH CONNECTION PROJECTShirley Malcom; Fiscal Year: 1991..Activities will be suitable for use in after-school programs, health fairs, community health days in housing projects, health Sunday at churches, and exhibits in shopping malls and ..
- NATIONAL BLACK LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE ON CANCER II: NETWODavid Satcher; Fiscal Year: 2004..lung and prostate) and will be targeted in best practices to be implemented through seminars, lectures, health fairs and other community outreach efforts...
- Biological Determinants of Alcohol Action in MinoritiesRobert Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2003..Community outreach activities will be continued through radio/TV broadcasts, participation in health fairs and other events...
- Biological Determinants of Alcohol Action in MinoritiesRobert Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007..Community outreach activities will be continued through radio/TV broadcasts, participation in health fairs and other events...
- CONTEXTUAL LEARNING & RESEARCH SCIENCE-- CLEAR SCIENCEMARIAN LAMBROS; Fiscal Year: 2005..exhibits designed for this project will have a portability component enabling their demonstration and use in school classrooms and at activities such as health fairs, health screenings, health bazaars, and health awareness events.
- CANCER EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAMLucile Adams Campbell; Fiscal Year: 1993..These activities are accomplished through multidisciplinary conferences, health fairs, and training programs.
- Behavioral and Physiological Responses to Race-Related Stress in Diabetic WomenJulie Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Oral Health and Quality of Life in ChildrenMARITA INGLEHART; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening Barriers in American Indians/Alaska NativesCHRISTINE DALEY; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Noise, Solvents, and Hearing LossPeter Rabinowitz; Fiscal Year: 2004..A nested case control study will match cases of hearing loss identified in the cohort with controls by age at hire, year of hire, sex, and gender, to further explore these relationships. ..
- Parent-Child Communication & Health Risk BehaviorSUSAN RIESCH; Fiscal Year: 2008..Hierarchical modeling will be used to test the effects of the intervention and the mediational processes. ..
- GREATER DENVER LATINO CANCER PREVENTION/CONTROL NETWORKEstevan Flores; Fiscal Year: 2004..Recruitment of patients to cancer clinical trials will benefit from the professional and lay education programs facilitated by the Network infrastructure. ..
- CANCER AWARENESS NETWORK FOR IMMIGRANT MINORITY POPULATIFrancesca Gany; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Nitric oxide and cyclooxygenase in arthritisRose Fife; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCESRose Fife; Fiscal Year: 2003..Additionally, this project will provide a second autoclave in the cage wash facility that will enable it to process the increased load of cages and other materials generated by this research. ..
- Role of Nitric Oxide in the Progression of Murine CancerRose Fife; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENTRose Fife; Fiscal Year: 2004..Thus, this proposal now encompasses this new service as well. ..
- Center on Genomics/Social Identity in African DiasporaCharmaine Royal; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Promoting Physical Activity in Church Going LatinasElva Arredondo; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Minority Pre-doctoral Education to Reduce DisparitiesMatthew Kreuter; Fiscal Year: 2007..The School of Public Health and Graduate School at Saint Louis University are strongly committed to this program, and have pledged 85% tuition scholarships for students involved. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Sustainable strategies for increasing CIS use among African American and HispanicMatthew Kreuter; Fiscal Year: 2007..Because the intervention is highly integrated within current CIS structure and practices, this approach can be readily adopted if research evidence establishes its effectiveness. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Faith Communities and African-American Women with T2DMKelley Newlin; Fiscal Year: 2008..The data sets will be analyzed using content analysis. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Tailored messages to increase eye examination behaviorNANCY ELLISH; Fiscal Year: 2007..This proposal addresses the need for research to assess tailored print communications to increase eye examination behavior in a minority population at increased risk for glaucoma. ..