Know your family ancestry, conditions, traits, and traditions (FACTs) DC: Genomic education and risk assessment services
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Demonstrate the effectiveness of family health history collection tools in African American and Hispanic communities to increase awareness and access to genetic services
Keyword(s): Genetics, Community Education
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have focused my work and conducted research on determining the health needs within ethnically diverse communities, in turn, addressing those needs through educational tools and programs. My degree in Genetic Counseling allows me to interact with these communities regarding genetics and health, and my scientific interests in developing tools to meet their needs qualifies me to discuss the findings of our study.
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.