Ethnicity & Disease/ Volume 15, Number 2

Supplement 2


Ethnicity & Disease Online

THE FOURTH ANNUAL PRIMARY CARE AND PREVENTION CONFERENCE:
IMPROVING HEALTH, ELIMINATING DISPARITIES

OCTOBER 25-27, 2004
ATLANTA, GEORGIA

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INTRODUCTION

Improving Health, Eliminating Disparities: Finding Solutions for Better Health Care for All Populations
Michael Heisler, MD, MPH; George Rust, MD, MPH; Roland Pattillo, MD; Anne M. Dubois
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ORIGINAL REPORTS

CANCER

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Breast Cancer Stage, Treatment, and Survival in the United States
Christopher Li, MD
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Smoking Cessation: What Works in Primary Care Settings
Linda L. Pederson, PhD; Daniel Blumenthal, MD, MPH
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Community Health Advisors Effectively Promote Cancer Screening
Michelle Y. Martin, PhD
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Utilization of Services Among Elderly Cancer Patients– Relationship to Age, Symptoms, Physical Functioning, Comorbidity and Survival Status
Margo E. Kurtz, PhD; J.C. Kurtz, PhD; Charles W. Given, PhD; Barbara A. Given, PhD, RN
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HEART DISEASE

Improving Cardiovascular Health Outcomes Through the Use of Evidence-Based Medicine
Janice Douglas, MD
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POLICY

Health Care and Civil Rights: An Introduction
Joel Teitelbaum, JD, LLM
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Racial Disparities and Site of Care
Peter B. Bach, MD, MAPP
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WOMEN’S HEALTH

Post Menopausal Hormone Therapy Today
Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD
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The Ebony Sex Survey and the Sex Lives of African-American Women: A Call to Healthcare Providers
Hope E. Ashby, PhD
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INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Interstitial Lung Disease: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention
Rafael L. Perez, MD
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Metro Atlanta Responds to West Nile Virus: A Coordinated Public Health Response
Juanette Willis
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The Hepatitis C Crisis
Tina M. St. John, MD; Lorren Sandt
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SUMMARY REPORTS

PLENARY SESSION 1: A SURGEONS GENERAL COLLOQUIUM. MAJOR HEALTH POLICY CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FACING THE NATION
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PLENARY SESSION 1A: PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CHALLENGES: PREVENTING AND TREATING DISEASE
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1. 2004 American Cancer Society Report: Addressing Disparities
Harmon J. Eyre, MD

2. Primary Care for the 21st Century
Marilyn Gaston, MD

3. Providing Compassionate Primary Care
Yvette Williams, MD, MPH

4. Assessing Pennsylvania’s Changing Nurse Workforce
Calvin B. Johnson, MD, MPH

PLENARY SESSION 2: IMPROVING QUALITY. MAKING A DIFFERENCE AT THE INDIVIDUAL, BUSINESS, AND COMMUNITY LEVELS
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1. Improving Quality of Care by Translating Research into Culturally Competent Practice
Judy Ann Bigby, MD

2. Improving the Quality of Public Health Services
Virginia A. Caine, MD

PLENARY SESSION 3: HEALTH POLICY 2004. IMPROVING OUTCOMES THROUGH RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
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1. How We Really Serve All People, or Do We?
Evelyn Schmidt, MD, MPH

2. Meeting Healthy People 2010 Goals: Aetna’s Response to the Industry Challenge
Melissa Welch, MD, MPH

3. Improving Cardiovascular Health Outcomes Through Use of Evidence-Based Research
Janice E. G. Douglas-Baltimore, MD

PLENARY SESSION 4: IMPROVING HEALTH, ELIMINATING DISPARITIES: VISIONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Julie L. Gerberding, MD
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ABSTRACTS PRESENTED AT THE FOURTH ANNUAL PRIMARY CARE AND PREVENTION CONFERENCE
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