127 Disparities and Rural Health Issues

Tuesday, April 23, 2013: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Convention Center: 206AB
AAHE/Administer Strategies/Interventions/Programs
Presider: Nicole R. Peritore, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
This 4-hour workshop will showcase three unique programs in rural settings along with insights on planning marketing, implementation and evaluation. In addition, a discussion on issues of concern related to racial and ethnic differences in the quality of health care will be conducted.
Kentucky Teen Institute: Engaging High School Students in Health Outcomes
Cheryl A. Kolander, Stacie Steinbock and Betty W. Straub, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care
John J. Janowiak, Appalachian State University, Reich College of Education, Boone, NC
A Diet and Physical Activity Initiative in a Rural Area
Sonia C. Tinsley, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA and Tara L. Gallien, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
All-Star Dads: Increasing Men's Physical Activity Through Cooperative Extension Programming
Nicole R. Peritore, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY