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4th Annual Health Disparities Conference

Training Community-Based Diabetes Peer Educators: Toward Effective Diabetes Patient Self-Management in Community Settings [Time: 37:21:00]
Renee Murray-Bachman, CDN, RN, CDE, CPT, MSN, Certified Diabetes Educator, Doctoral Candidate, Teachers College, Columbia University 

Motivational Interviewing: Facilitating Change Across Boundaries [Time:59:31:00]
William Miller, Ph.D. Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico. 

Eliminating Poverty and Health Disparities: Keys to Ensuring the Success of a Sustainable Global Development Agenda [Time: 57:25:00]
Jeffrey Sachs, Ph. D., Director of The Earth Institute 

A Faith-Based Message on the HIV/AIDS Prevention Challenge and the Role of the Church Community. [Time: 38:59:00]
Rev. Dr. Carl L. Washington, Jr., New Mount Zion Baptist Church, New York, NY. 

Sweet Mysteries of Life: A Protocol for Promoting a Complementary Alternative Lifestyle to Decrease Nutritional Deficiencies Associated with Diabetes Mellitus [Time: 55:42:00]
Akmal Muwwakkil, PhD, COBT, TSS, MH, CNC, President/CEO , The Energy Institute of the Healing Arts Foundation, Inc, Mitchelville, MD 

Racial/Ethnic Disparities and Cross-Cultural Care [Time: 58:57:00]
Addressing Health Disparities in the Asian American Pacific Islander Community by Fostering Community-Based Research through the Health Disparities Research Training Program [Time: 42:36:00]
Kevin C. Lo, Clinical Affairs Associate, HDRTP Coordinator, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, New York, NY. 
Rapid HIV testing: A Mobile Community Health Van Initiative in Harlem New York [Time: 53:34:00]
Debra Williams, EdD (c), MA, MS; Patricia Johnson, LCSW and Vanessa Austin, PHE, HIV Services Harlem Hospital Center & Renaissance Health Care Network, New York, NY 

An Internet Survey Investigating Relationships Among Medication Adherence, Health Status, and Coping Experiences with Racism and/or Oppression Among Hypertensive African Americans [Time: 39:12:00]
Charles Olufemi Daramola, MBA, MA, EdD, CHES, Assistant Professor of Health Education, Borough of Manhattan Community College/City University of New York, New York, NY 

A Model for Building Local and Global Capacity for HIV/AIDS Prevention: The Global HELP (Health Education Leadership Program) Project in Togo, Africa—Training HIV/AIDS Peer Educators [Time: 38:41:00]
Ashley Gleitman, Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Research Group on Disparities in Health; Grantee, Global HELP; and, Doctoral Student, Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, NY, NY 
Focus on Failure: A Health Organization Management Model for Shifting Emphasis to Create Models of Success [Time: 41:13:00]
Betty Perez-Rivera, EdD, CHES, New York, NY 
500 MEN and the 500 Men Empowerment Summit [Time: 17:25]
Otis Cruse, Chairman, 500 MEN, and Chairman of the 500 Men Empowerment Summit, President/CEO, Cruse Consultants, NY 
Toward a National Blueprint for Supporting the Return of the Incarcerated to the Community [Time: 17:08]
Moderated by Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D., Conference Director, Professor of Health Education, and Director of the Research Group on Disparities in Health, Department of Health and Behavior Studies

Prison and Parole: When the Solution is Part of the Problem [Time: 47:53:00]
Robert E. Fullilove, EdD, Associate Dean for Community and Minority Affairs, Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University 

Supporting Aging and Elder Care by Creating Livable Communities for "Aging-in-Place": Initial Data and Plans for Westchester County [Time: 43:57:00]
Angela Campbell, Ed.D., Coordinator of the Southeast Region for Livable Communities, Executive Director, Academic Pathways, New Rochelle, NY 
Building Local and Global Capacity for HIV/AIDS Prevention: The Training of HIV/AIDS Peer Educators in Haiti and the Process of Adapting the Curriculum to be Culturally Appropriate for India, Jamaica, and Kenya [Time: 56:14:00]
Amrita Bahl, MA, Chimene Castor, Ed.D., Lisa Matthews, MA, and Sharon Spence, MA—Grantees of Global – HELP, Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, NY, NY. Session Moderator: Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D., Conference 
Nana Korantema Ayeboafo and the African Ensemble 
The development, implementation, and evaluation of a culturally relevant, web-based healthy heart program for South Asian Women [Time: 43:32:00]
Shaila Rao, M.P.H, Doctoral Candidate in Health Education, Teachers College, Columbia University 
The National Comprehensive Center for Fathers (NCCF) Vision and Mission The National Comprehensive Center for Fathers (NCCF) Vision and Mission [Time: 24:23:00]
Kofi Asante, Executive Director, The National Comprehensive Center for Fathers, Phila, PA 
Oral Health Disparities: Barriers, Burdens, and Breakthroughs [Time: 43:11:00]
Judy Greenlea Taylor, DDS, Union City, GA; Health Disparities Certificate Program, Columbia University, Teachers College; Department of Community Health, Georgia; Greenlea Dental Center, P.C.