A2 Communication Strategies to Vaccinate Minority and Other Special Populations Against H1N1

Presenters in this workshop will discuss strategies for communicating about H1N1 vaccination to minority populations (including Hispanic), and effective communication about H1N1 vaccine for children with high-risk conditions.
Monday, April 19, 2010: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Regency Ballroom VI
Duane Kilgus
11:00 AM
Communicating about Children with High-Risk Medical Conditions: Cdc's 2009 H1N1 Response
Denise Levis, MA, PhD, Health Communication Fellow, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, CDC; Brook Nash, MPH, CHES, Health Communications Specialist, CDC; Beth Stevenson, MPH; Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH
11:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
11:20 AM
Effective Messaging and Community Outreach for H1N1 Vaccine Uptake for Hispanic Subpopulations
Carlos Velázquez, MA, Director of Outreach, HMA Associates, Inc; Javier von Westphalen, MA, BS, Multicultural Media Director, HMA Associates, Inc; Alan Janssen, MSPH, Health Communication Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Vincent Covello, PhD
11:35 AM
Culturally Competent H1N1 Vaccine Communications and Outreach in Maryland
Ivan C.A. Walks, MD, President and CEO, Ivan Walks & Associates, LLC; Carlessia A. Hussein, RN, DrPH, Director, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
11:50 AM
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