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CEAL at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo

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Location: Georgia World Congress Center     
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta GA

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Community Engagement Alliance’s (CEAL) regional teams and programs are excited to showcase their work at the 2023 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Expo. Over 30 presentations and events focused on NIH CEAL's success, lessons learned, and promising practices will take place throughout the conference. If you are attending APHA, plan to connect with NIH CEAL by:

  • Attending a CEAL session or presentation.
  • Visiting us in the exhibit hall at booth #124.
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Featured CEAL Events

Tuesday, November 14 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CEAL Symposium: Promoting Health Equity Through Community Interventions: Promising Practices from NIH’s Community Engagement Alliance. (CEAL)

Wednesday, November 15 at 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Leveraging the Power of Communities in Public Health Crises: A Sustainable Model for Health EquityAmerican Journal of Public Health (AJPH) Sponsored Session


List of Exhibitors and Presentations

Sunday, November 12

2:30 p.m. - Association between social vulnerability and findings of Georgia community-engaged alliance against COVID-19 disparities community-based surveys. Georgia CEAL (Oral)

2:30 p.m. - Experiences of young adult scholars engaging in community service-learning to promote the young adults want to know health education webinar series. Mississippi CEAL (Oral)

2:45 p.m. - Evaluation to foster sustainability of a rapid partnership: Evaluation of Michigan communities conquering COVID. Michigan CEAL (Oral)

3:00 p.m. - The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on inequities in hypertension and diabetes management, and low birth weight among federally qualified health center patients. NCPCR (Morehouse School of Medicine) (Poster)

3:00 p.m. - Disproving the absent father fallacy: Engaging African-American fathers and men in preconception counseling. MH-CIP (Poster)

3:00 p.m. - A history informed message design to improve trust in clinical trials among black people in NC. North Carolina CEAL (Poster)

3:00 p.m. - Exploring COVID-19 vaccine and treatment clinical trial awareness and participation: A cross-sectional study. Texas CEAL (Poster)

4:30 p.m. - Trusted and culturally relevant COVID-19 and long-COVID public health messages developed using participatory methods. Arizona CEAL (Oral)

5:00 p.m. - Setting up a health information monitoring and response system. Missouri CEAL (Panel)

5:00 p.m. - “stop with algorithms”: COVID-19 misinformation and communication through the lens of young black and latinx Michiganders. Michigan CEAL (Poster)

5:00 p.m. - “this is my life and it’s what I decide to do with my life.” perceptions of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate in New York City. New York CEAL (Poster)

5:15 p.m. - “Come for the food, stay for the healthcare”: Leveraging chicagoland food pantries as sustainable health screening opportunities. Illinois CEAL (Panel)


Monday, November 13

11:15 a.m. - Using brief, meaningful measures of community engagement in research to improve practice. CETAC (Oral)

12:30 p.m. - Elevating the voice of the community: Community expert panel experience for the community engagement alliance consultative resource. CEACR (Poster)

12:30 p.m. - The evaluation of the community engagement alliance consultative resource (CEACR) through a process metrics and impact model. CEACR (Poster)

12:30 p.m. - Novel solutions for improving community partner compensation-a direct impact from the community engagement alliance consultative resource (CEACR). CEACR / Texas CEAL

12:30 p.m. - Evaluating cultural adaptations to a CBPR model for the weave NM CEAL project. New Mexico CEAL (Poster)

12:30 p.m. - Examining health insurance and challenges among Vietnamese Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic through CEAL survey. Texas CEAL (Poster)

12:30 p.m. - Association between chronic diseases and long COVID: Results from the Puerto Rico COVID-19 assessment study. (PR-COAS) – Puerto Rico CEAL (Poster)

2:30 p.m. - Evaluating the life-impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on low-income older adults through a digital equity initiative. Missouri CEAL (Poster)

2:30 p.m. - Sources of inaccurate versus accurate health information: Results from iheard weekly community-engaged surveys. Missouri CEAL (Poster)

3:15 p.m. - An evaluation of financial incentives and social service provision with community-based COVID-19 vaccination. Illinois CEAL (Panel)


Tuesday, November 14

8:35 a.m. - American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Enrichment Initiative: National Institutes of Health's commitment to indigenous communities. NIH CEAL (Oral)

9:00 a.m. - Healthcare access and experiences of racial discrimination as predictors of general vaccine hesitancy. Arkansas CEAL (Oral)

9:00 a.m. - Georgia CEAL's approach on engaging faith leaders as trusted messengers to combat COVID-19. Georgia CEAL (Roundtable)

10:30 a.m. - Barriers and facilitators to conducting human subjects research at a safety net institution: A qualitative study. Massachusetts CEAL (Poster)

10:30 a.m. - Perceived barriers and opportunities to participate in clinical trials related to COVID-19 among Black and Latinx communities in the United States. North Carolina CEAL (Poster)

11:00 a.m. - Use of the socio-ecological model to explore trusted sources of COVID-19 information in Black American and Latinx communities in Michigan. Michigan CEAL (Oral)

12:30 p.m. - CEAL survey: Vietnamese American health insurance coverage and challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Texas CEAL (Poster)

12:30 p.m. - Qualitative study Examining barriers and facilitators of COVID-19 vaccination in Vietnamese American youth. Texas CEAL (Poster)

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - CEAL Symposium: Promoting Health Equity Through Community Interventions: Promising Practices from NIH’s Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL)

2:30 p.m. - CEAL survey Examining Vietnamese Americans’ level of trust in sources of information and willingness to participate in COVID-19 clinical trials. Texas CEAL (Oral)

3:15 p.m. - The Mississippi COVID-19 vaccine confidence survey: A population-level analysis. Mississippi CEAL (Oral)

5:00 p.m. - Using process flow diagrams to identify pain points in the delivery of outpatient care for birthing people experiencing severe pregnancy-related hypertension. MH-CIP (Oral)


Wednesday, November 15

8:30 a.m. - Leveraging the Power of Communities in Public Health Crises: A Sustainable Model for Health Equity. American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) Sponsored Session

8:30 a.m. - Trustworthiness, not trust: How systemic racism impacts individual COVID-19 vaccine receipt. Illinois CEAL (Panel)

8:30 a.m. - Developing capacity for clinical research recruitment in the NCPCR-OCHIN network of community health centers. NCPCR (OCHIN) (Roundtable)

8:35 a.m. - Institutional trust and COVID-19 vaccine/testing uptake among American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) communities in inland southern California. California CEAL (Oral)

9:05 a.m. - A community-focused COVID-19 vaccine health promotion campaign: Lessons from the community translation experience with the Denver urban American Indian/Alaska Native (AIANs) COVID-19 workgroup from 2021-2023. Colorado CEAL (Panel)

9:15 a.m. - Identifying common factors of COVID-19 information sources and their association with COVID-19 vaccination in Texas. Texas CEAL (Oral)

10:30 a.m. - Prevalence and factors associated with Long COVID in Puerto Rico: Results from the Puerto Rico COVID-19 Assessment Study (PR-COAS). Puerto Rico CEAL (Oral)

10:45 a.m. - Case study of a research and data capacity building initiative co-developed with and for community-based organizations.Illinois CEAL (Panel)

11:00 a.m. - Qualitative assessment of health equity-focused implementation successes in community health centers (CHC) during the COVID-19 pandemic.NCPCR (Morehouse School of Medicine)(Oral)

11:15 a.m. - Associations between trusted messengers’ rural residence and their COVID-19 attitudes and practices: Evidence from the Louisiana community engagement alliance against COVID-19 disparities. Louisiana CEAL (Oral)

12:30 p.m. - COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness & barriers to vaccination: Comparing perceptions based on vaccination status. New York CEAL (Panel)

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