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Researchers at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention presented their work at 16 sessions of the 2015 American Public Health Association Meeting held in Chicago, IL this week. See the full list of presentations and poster sessions below:

Name/Type of Session


Authors (HBEH* faculty, student, postdoc, or graduate)


 1009.0 Using ‘Putting Public Health Evidence in Action’: Interactive training guides and resources Leeman, J., Escoffery, C., Carvalho, M., Norton, W., Shannon, J. Saturday, October 31, 2015: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
329152 Community-academic grants administration translation (CAGAT): Enhancing the capacities of community-academic partnerships in grants management Lori Carter-Edwards, PhD, MPH, Zoe Enga, MPH, Chanetta Washington, MPH, Kimberlee Hyman, MS, C. Madeline Mitchell, Elizabeth Millar, Melvin DuBose, DD, Melissa A. Green, MPH, Al Richmond, MSW, Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc Monday, November 2, 2015
328842 Cheryl Emanuel, MS, Marcus Plescia, MD MPH, Camina Davis, MS, Lori Carter-Edwards, Mark J. DeHaven, PhD Tuesday, November 3, 2015
328865 Creating and implementing a community-engaged evaluation framework to understand and promote health equity Lori Carter-Edwards, PhD, MPH, Jill Rushing, MS, Ceola Ross Baber, PhD,Abby Lowe-Wilson, MPH, Mary Sherwyn Mouw, MD, Monique Bethell, PhD, MA, Monday, November 2, 2015 : 8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
3209.0 Poster session: Disparities in patient care A Systematic Review to Understand What we Know about Implicit Racial/Ethnic Bias and Healthcare Outcomes William Hall, Mimi Chapman, Robert Colby, Tamera Coyne-Beasley, Steve Day, Eugenia Eng*, Kent Lee, Alexandra Lightfoot*, John McGowan, Yesenia Merino*, Keith Payne, Florence Simán*, Kari Thatcher*, Tainayah Thomas* Monday, November 212:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
4065.0 Roundtable Community-Based and Community-Engaged Research Photovoice: A method to understand perceptions of cardiovascular health in the “stroke belt” Sarah Kowitt*, Briana Woods-Jaeger*, Jesse Lomas, Tamara Taggart*, Linden Thayer, Sussie Sutton, Alexandra Lightfoot* Tuesday, November 38:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
4115.0 Oral Using CBPR to Eliminate Health Disparities Equity in managing pain and side effects from cancer treatment: Findings from photovoice and focus group interviews with breast cancer survivors Cleo Samuel, Nora Jones, Kristin Black, Carol Cothern, Samuel Cykert, Eugenia Eng*, Alexandra Lightfoot*, Omar Rasul, Linda Robertson, Jennifer Schaal, Christina Hardy Tuesday, November 310:50 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
4198.0 Student poster session: the links between social justice & public health Theatre arts for health promotion: Using performance art for sex education and HIV prevention for North Carolina youth Niranjani Radhakrishnan*, Arianna Taboada, Alexandra Lightfoot*, Amy Burtaine Tuesday, November 3 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
4325.0 Roundtable Innovations in HIV Screening, Prevention, and Treatment AMP!: A Pilot Evaluation of a Theater-based HIV Prevention Intervention for High School Students Tamara Taggart*, Arianna Taboada, Judith Stein, Norweeta Milburn, David Gere, Alexandra Lightfoot* Tuesday, November 32:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
4357.0, Oral Session,  Public Health Nursing Research  Testing the Effects of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) on Employment Outcomes for Lower-Wage Workers Shawn M. Kneipp, PhD, Laura Linnan, ScD, CHES, Justin Trogdon, PhD, Ziya Gizlice, PhD, Mary Grace Flaherty, PhD, Matthew Lee Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, Cecilia Gonzales and Lindsey Horrell, RN, BSN
Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
4404.0 Youth Roundtable: Youth leading the way to healthier communities Co-Creating Change through PhotoVoice: Latino/a Teens and Physicians-in-Training Combat Inequity Together Kari Thatcher*, Alejandra Mendez, Ruben Suarez, Mimi Chapman, Robert Colby, Tamera Coyne-Beasley, Eugenia Eng*, William Hall, Kent Lee, Alexandra Lightfoot, John McGowan, Yesenia Merino*, Keith Payne, Florence Simán*, Tainayah Thomas* Tuesday, November 34:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
4404.0 Youth Roundtable: Youth leading the way to healthier communities “I’ve done all that I can, and I still cannot get what I deserve”: Using Photovoice to Explore Latino youths’ experiences of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Cruz Nunez, Kari Thatcher*, Kashika Sahay, Alexandra Lightfoot* Tuesday, November 34:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
321981 Electronic Cigarette Sales to Minors via the Internet  Rebecca Williams, MHS, PhD, Jason Derrick, MSW, Kurt Ribisl, PhD,
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 5:10 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
5035.0 Roundtable Policy and Community-Based Participatory Research Healthcare Equity Education Training: Informing diversity and inclusion policy at cancer centers Eugenia Eng*, Christina Hardy, Barbara Akins, Kristin Z. Black, Carol Cothern, Samuel Cykert, Steven Evans, Karen Foley, Deena Hayes-Greene, Dwight Heron, Skip Hislop, Nora Jones, Kalsoom Khan, Alexandra Lightfoot*, Lilli Mann*, Matthew Manning*, Lyn B. Robertson, Jennifer Schaal, Beth Smith Wednesday, November 48:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
322559 Standardized Tobacco Assessment for Retail Settings (STARS): Comparative data for US stores  Kurt Ribisl, PhD, Shelley Golden, Katie Byerly, BSPH, Heather D’Angelo, MPH, Douglas Luke, PhD, Lisa Henriksen, PhD
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 : 8:50 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
328747 CHWs Linking Primary Care and Public Health Services: A Community-Engaged Process for Developing the CHW Role  Leeman, J., Cykert, S., Moore, A., & Rosemond, C.  Wednesday, November 4, 2015 : 9:06 a.m. – 9:18 a.m.


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