E&D Online Vol. 17, No.2 Supplement 3


PROCEEDINGS FROM THE FOURTH BIENNIAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH ISSUES IN THE ARAB AMERICAN COMMUNITY

SECTION I
Introduction
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Wael A. Sakr, MD; Adnan Hammad, PhD; May Darwish-Yassine, PhD
SECTION II. HIGHLIGHTS OF KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
View Article Adnan Hammad, PhD; May Darwish-Yassine, PhD; Wael A. Sakr, MD
SECTION III TOBACCO AND HEATH
Overview
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Editors: David J.P. Bassett, PhD; Virginia Hill Rice, PhD, RN
Commentary on Tobacco: The World's Leading Cause of Cancer
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John R. Seffrin, PhD
Commentary on the Global Epidemic of Tobacco, A Manufactured Disease. What it Looks Like Today and What's to Come
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Kenneth E. Warner, PhD
Global Epidemiology and Health Hazards of Tobacco Use: Arab World Patterns
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Omar Shafey, PhD, MPH
A Review: Depression and Smoking
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Cynthia L. Arfken, PhD
Collaborative Research of Tobacco Use and Its Predictors in Arab and Non-Arab American 9th Graders
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Virginia Hill Rice, PhD, RN; Thomas Templin, PhD; Adnan Hammad, PhD; Linda Weglicki, PhD, RN; Hikmet Jamil, MD, PhD; Sharifa Abou-Mediene, MD, MPH
Tobacco Use Patterns Among High School Students: Do Arab American Youth Differ?
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Linda S. Weglicki, PhD, RN; Thomas Templin, PhD; Adnan Hammad, PhD; Hikmet Jamil, MD, PhD; Sharifa Abou-Mediene, MD, MPH; Mona Farroukh; Virginia Hill Rice, PhD, RN
Abstract: Patterns of Smoking Among Aleppo University Students
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Nizar Akil, MD
Abstract: Active and Passive Smoking During Pregnancy in Aleppo, Syria: Does It Affect the Outcome?
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Moujahed Hammami, MD; Maed Ramamdan, MD; Ali Sereo, MD
SECTION IV. LIFE STYLE AND HEALTH OUTCOMES
Overview
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Editors: May Darwish-Yassine, PhD; Linda Jaber, PharmD
Managing Cardiovascular Risk Barriers to Optimal Health Outcomes in the Arab American Patient
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Walid A. Harb, MD
Depression and Cardiovascular Disease
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Manuel E. Tancer, MD; Alireza Amirsadri, MD
Male Infertility in Lebanon: A Case-Controlled Study
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Loulou Kobeissi, DrPH; Marcia C. Inhorn, PhD
Project Salaam: Assessing Mental Health Needs Among San Diego's Greater Middle Eastern and East African Communities
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Joahim O. F. Reimann, PhD; Dolores I. Rodriguez-Reimann, PhD, Mehboob Ghulan, MD; Mohammed F. Beylouni, PhD
The Use of Glucose-Lowering Agents and Aspirin Among Arab Americans with Diabetes
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Helen D. Berlie, PharmD; Adnan Hammad, PhD; Linda A. Jaber, PharmD
Abstract: Asthma, Environmental Risk Factors, and Hypertension Among Arab Americans in the Metro Detroit Area
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Mary Johnson, PhD; Jerome Nriagu, PhD; Adnan Hammad, PhD; Kathryn Savoie, PhD; Hikmet Jamil, MD, PhD
SECTION V. REPORT: INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION ON HEALTH-RELATED POLICY, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, AND CHRONIC DISEASE
View Article David J.P. Bassett, PhD; May Darwish-Yassine, PhD
SECTION VI. GLOBAL HEALTH FROM ARAB AND DEVELOPING WORLD PERSPECTIVES
Overview
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Wael A. Sakr, MD; Nizar Akil, MD
Commentary: The Growing Risk Factors for Noncommunicable Diseases in the Arab World
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Sabri Belqacem, MPA, MD
Global Health from the Arab and Developing World Perspectives
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Hassen Ghannem, MD, MSc
Chronic Diseases and the Potential for Prevention in the Arab World: The Jordanian Experience
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Ali H. Mokdad, PhD
SECTION VII. INTEGRATED HEALTH CARE DELIVERY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL MODELS OF INTEGRATING PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS
Overview
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Wael Sakr, MD; Michael Massanari, MD, MS
Integrated Care in the History of Arab Medicine - A Historical Perspective
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Samir Yahia, MD
Integrated Health Care Delivery - A Mandate for Systems Transformation
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R. Michael Massanari, MD, MS
Integrating Mental and General Medical Health Care - The Henry Ford Health System Experience
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C. Edward Coffey, MD
The Oakwood Health Care System Experience
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Issam Khraizat, MD
Models of Health and Mental Health Integration: ACCESS Community Health and Research Center Model
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Ibrahim Kira, PhD; Adnan Hammad, PhD; Sharifa Abou-Mediene, MD
SECTION VIII. MENTAL HEALTH
Overview
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Julie Hakim Larson, PhD; Nancy Wrobel, PhD; Adnan Hammad, PhD
Arab Americans in Publicly Financed Substance Abuse Treatment
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Cynthia L. Arfken, MD; Sheryl Pimlott Kubiak, PhD, MSW; Alison L. Koch, BS
Medical Complaints of Iraqi American People Before and After the 1991 Gulf War
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Hikmet Jamil, MD, PhD; Sylvia Nassar-McMillan, PhD; Richard Lambert, PhD; Adnan Hammad, PhD
The Physical and Mental Status of Iraqi Refugees and its Etiology
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Ibrahim Kira, PhD; Adnan Hammad, PhD; Linda Lewandowski, PhD; Thomas Templin, PhD; Vidya Ramaswamy, PhD; Bulent Ozkan; Jamal Nohanesh
Hope and Fostering the Well-Being of Refugees from Iraq
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Julie Hakim Larson, PhD; Mohamed Farrag, PhD; Hikmet Jamil, MD, PhD; Talib Kafaji, EdD; Husam Abdulkhaleq, MA; Adnan Hammad, PhD
The Psychosocial Rehabilitation Approach in Treating Torture Survivors
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Mohamed Farrag, PhD; Husam Abdulkhaleq, MA; Galaleldin Abdelkarim, MA, PhD; Rima Souidan, MSW; Haitham Safo, MA
SECTION IX. PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: REDUCING THE CANCER BURDEN IN ARABS AND ARAB AMERICANS
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SECTION X. POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: HIV/AIDS IN THE ARAB AMERICAN COMMUNITY: BREAKING THE SILENCE!
Overview
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Editors: Adnan Hammad, PhD; Miguel Gomez, MA
Summary Report: Arab Americans and HIV/AIDS in Michigan
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Loretta Davis-Satterla, MSA
Summary Report: HIV/AIDS in the Arab World
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Sabri Belgacem, MPA, MD
Summary Report: HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa
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Nithya Mani, MPH
Summary Report: Treating HIV/AIDS
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Raida Rabah, MD
SECTION XI. APPENDICES
Conference Committees
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Conference Supporters
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