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We are excited to share project-related information with the public. We value the opportunity to disseminate these resources to ensure others can apply and build on our research.

Here is information about a selection of our oral presentations at state and national conferences. These presentations are sorted by conference, with the most recent listed first.

American Public Health Association Annual Conference, November 10-14, 2018

Combs, R., Ali, N., Muvuka, B., Kakar, R., Hoepf, M. (2018) Boot Camp Translation: A Promising Method for Collaborating with Underserved Communities to Address Health Disparities.

Ali, N., Combs, R., Kakar, R., Muvuka, B., Porter, J. (2018) Promoting interdisciplinary, participatory approaches to address childhood asthma disparities in an urban African American community.

Kentucky Public Health Association Annual Conference, April 25-27, 2018

Mitchell, C., Combs, R., Hoepf, M., Ali, N., Brown, K. (2018) A Community-Based Approach to Developing an HIV Health Communication Campaign in West Louisville [Presentation PDF]

American Public Health Association Annual Conference, November 4-8, 2017

Ali, N., Combs, R., Muvuka, B. (2017) Promoting Health through Novel Community-Based Participatory Research Methods: Using Boot Camp Translation to Improve Depression Literacy among an Urban African American Population [Presentation PDF] [Abstract]

Muvuka, B., Combs, R., Ali, N., Ayangeakaa, S. (2017) Developing Health Insurance Literacy Interventions in an Urban African American Community: Process, Lessons Learned, and Future Directions [Presentation PDF] [Abstract]

Kentucky Public Health Association Annual Conference, April 12, 2017

Combs, R., Ali, N., Muvuka, B., Mitchell, C., Brown, K. (2017) Addressing Health Literacy in African American Populations  [Presentation PDF]

Abstract: This session discusses health insurance, health systems, and health behaviors literacy in African American populations. Drawing on a literature review, focus groups, and community-based participatory research projects with West Louisville residents, this session presents information about the causes and impact of health literacy barriers in African American populations and strategies for how these barriers can be overcome.

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