F 09 SPECIAL SESSION: Research to Promote Immigrant and Minority Health

Wednesday, 24 July 2013: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Description/Overview: This presentation will present an individual's program of research and highlight the substantive contributions made by this program of research on immigrant and minority health. Topics will include stress and psychosocial adaptation, health beliefs and behaviors, health care accessibility and use, and cross-cultural measurement. Immigrant and minority groups will include immigrants from Poland, Ireland, the Philippines, the former Soviet Union, China and Taiwan, Latin America, and the Middle East as well as US born African Americans and Muslim Americans.
Learner Objective #1: understand how to build a program of research on topics relevant to immigrant and minority research
Learner Objective #2: understand how cultural, religious, and socio-political diversity shape parenting, family health, and women's health as well as developmental issues for adolescents, adults, and older adults.
Organizers:  Karen Aroian, RN, PhD, Office of Research, College of Nursing, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Moderators:  Adejoke B. Ayoola, PhD, RN, Nursing, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI