I 09 SPECIAL SESSION: Perinatal Health Disparities Research: Striving and Thriving

Wednesday, 24 July 2013: 3:30 PM-4:45 PM
Description/Overview: This sessions that was influenced by clinical background, that addresses national perinatal health disparities and has developed findings that influenced policy, and nursing interventions. The series of clinical and research projects will be described. Findings related to intimate partner violence among pregnant women, its impact on perinatal disparities, and mental health will be presented. Research intervention based on study findings that have included nurse home visitation and mHealth will be described. Strategies for growing and mentoring research teams that include community members, undergraduate, graduate, doctoral post doctoral and junior faculty are also described. Strategies for surviving and thriving in research activities are also presented.
Learner Objective #1: The learner will be able to describe a research program for perinatal health disparities research.
Learner Objective #2: The learner will be able to discuss strategies for establishing a research program that includes mentoring for communities, students and junior faculty.
Organizers:  Phyllis Sharps, RN, PhD, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Moderators:  Patricia Cannistraci, DNS, RN, CNE, School of Nursing, Excelsior College, Albany, NY