Making a m-pact: A faith-based CBPR intervention to increase African American men's informed decision making about prostate cancer screening
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe elements of community-based participatory research (CBPR). List the differences between a traditional research approach and a community-engaged approach. Describe the CBPR process and the intervention aspects that emerged from the formative phase and discuss how they informed the randomized controlled trial design and implementation of the M-PACT Project. Discuss results from the pilot educational session and their implications for program diffusion and adoption for a faith-based prostate cancer informed decision-making educational intervention.
Keyword(s): Cancer, Community-Based Public Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the student investigator assigned to this four-year ACS funded research project. I am also a UMDCP doctoral student working under the guidance of Dr. Cheryl Holt (PI) supporting the CHAMP lab in the areas of cancer, health disparities, and health communication among others. I currently assist with research grants centered on community-based and culturally appropriate interventions. My research interests include CBPR centered on cancer prevention, care, and control among minority populations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.