THE SECOND ANNUAL PRIMARY CARE CONFERENCE


ORIGINAL REPORTS

Programming To Eliminate Health Disparities Among Ethnic Minority Populations: An Introduction to Proceedings
Michael Heisler, MD, MPH; Daniel S. Blumenthal, MD, MPH; George Rust, MD, MPH; Anne M. Dubois, BA
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OPENING SESSION: ARE HEALTH DISPARITIES ON THE PUBLIC HEALTH AGENDA? WHERE?

Panel Discussion:
George A. Mensah, MD; Charlene M. J. Hanson, EdD, MSN; Jeffrey P. Koplan, MD, MPH; Julius Richmond, MD; Elena V. Rios, MD, MSPH; David Satcher, MD, PhD
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PLENARY SESSION I: INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH

Beyond Rhetoric: What We Need to Know to Eliminate Disparities
Kaytura Felix Aaron, MD; Francis D. Chesley, Jr., MD
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PLENARY SESSION II: IMPROVING HEALTH OUTCOMES: PARTNERSHIPS THAT WORK-SUMMARY ARTICLES

Public Health and Primary Care: Challenges and Opportunities for Partnerships
Barbara Starfield, MD, MPH
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HRSA's Role in Improving Community Health: Creative Solutions that Work
Elizabeth M. Duke, PhD
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The Georgia Cancer Coalition
Nancy M. Paris
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PLENARY SESSION III: BRINGING PRIMARY CARE AND PUBLIC HEALTH TOGETHER: TIME TO GET OUT OF THE TOWERS

The Atlanta Community Food Bank: Strategic Lessons for Eliminating Health Disparities
Bill Bolling
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PLENARY SESSION IV: CLOSING ADDRESS-SUMMARY ARTICLES

Southeastern Partnership to Eliminate Health Disparities
Ann Rosewater, MA
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Taking Charge: Making Partnerships Work for Better Health Outcomes
James R. Gavin III, MD, PhD
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FROM TRACK A: ADULT HEALTH WORKING SESSION 1A: DIABETES AND OBESITY: THE EPIDEMIC CONTINUES-SUMMARY ARTICLES

Diabetes, Obesity, and the Politics of Health: What Are the Real Causes of this Epidemic? What Is Its Impact? What Will It Take to Turn the Tide?
Frank Vinicor, MD, MPH
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Obesity: Clinical Impact and Interventions that Work: An Update
Bonita Falkner, MD
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Diabetes: Update on Management and Treatment
Lawrence S. Phillips, MD
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WORKING SESSION 2A: CANCER UPDATE

Early Diagnosis and Treatment in Lung Cancer: Can the Primary Care Provider Make a Difference?
Eric L. Flenaugh, MD
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Breast Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
Judith Volcy, DO
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Colon Cancer: Update on Treatment. Are Outcome Disparities Real?
Kenny Frontin, MD
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WORKING SESSION 3A: WOMEN'S HEALTH-SUMMARY ARTICLES

Heart Disease in Women
Joel A. Halverson, MA
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Hormone Replacement Therapy: Where Do We Go from Here?
Mary E. Jackson, MD
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Gynecology in the Generalist's Office
Laverne G. Mensah, MD
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WORKING SESSION 4A: STROKE, DEMENTIA, AND DEPRESSION-PREVENTION, EARLY DIAGNOSIS, AND TREATMENT IN A COMPLEX WORLD-SUMMARY ARTICLES

Update: The Paul Coverdell Georgia Stroke Registry Pilot Prototype
Michael R. Frankel, MD
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Dementia: New Theories, New Treatments
LaRoy P. Penix, MD
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Depression: The Common Denominator-How Can We Help?
Thomas H. Bornemann, EdD, MSW
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FROM TRACK B: PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENTION WORKING SESSION 1B: INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Responding to Bioterrorism
Scott F. Wetterhall, MD, MPH
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WORKING SESSION 3B: DIABETES MELLITUS

Strategies for Community Participation in Diabetes Prevention: A Detroit Experience
Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MD, MS
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WORKING SESSION 4B: CANCER

Best Science'' for the Reduction of Disparities in Cancer
Daniel S. Blumenthal, MD, MPH
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Strategies for Community Participation in Cancer Prevention
Groesbeck Parham, MD; Claudia Hardy, MPH; Freddie White-Johnson, MPPA
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Prostate Cancer: To Screen or Not to Screen?
Nabih R. Asal, PhD
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WORKING SESSION 5B: TOBACCO CONTROL

A Clinician's Guide to the Medical Consequences of Smoking and Evidence-Based Strategies for Tobacco Cessation
Elizabeth S. Safran, MD, MPH; Victor M. Nwiloh, MD; Lee S. Caplan, MD, PhD; Eric L. Flenaugh, MD; Samuel M. Aguayo, MD
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WORKING SESSION 6B: MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health Issues in Disasters and Terrorist Attacks
William E. Schlenger, PhD; Nancy E. Jernigan, MD
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FROM TRACK C: MATERNAL-CHILD-YOUTH HEALTH WORKING SESSION 1C: ASTHMA: CHRONIC DISEASE AMONG CHILDREN

Reorganizing Health Systems to Promote Best Practice Medical Care, Patient Self-Management, and Family-Centered Care for Childhood Asthma
Daniel Hyman, MD
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WORKING SESSION 3C: BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL HEALTH I

Middle School Internships for At-Risk Youth: A Proven Intervention
Stephen A. Rollin, EdD; Isabelle Potts, JD; Cheryl Kaiser-Ulrey; Alia Haque Creason
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WORKING SESSION 5C: BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL HEALTH II-SUMMARY ARTICLES

Teen Sex, Teen Pregnancy, and Teen Sexual Risky Behaviors
Michele Ozumba
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Family/Domestic Violence: How to Intervene? How to Prevent?
Tenagne Haile-Mariam, MD
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The Role of Primary Care Professionals in Nurturing Healthy Families and Healthy Communities
Regina A. Benjamin, MD, MBA
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WORKING SESSION 6C: PRETERM DELIVERY/LOW BIRTH WEIGHT/INFANT MORTALITY

Bacterial Vaginosis and Other Maternal Infections: Treatable Causes of the Black-White Gap
Yvonne W. Fry, MD
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