Collaborating with Churches to Conduct Evidence-Based Health Promotion
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Course Objective

  • Describe the factors of faith-based HIV prevention programs in churches that may make them more acceptable to African American women than HIV prevention programs conducted in more traditional public health venues.
  • Describe how a CDC-defined evidence based intervention can be used to create the curriculum of a faith-based HIV prevention program
  • Describe which key stakeholders should be involved when designing a faith-based HIV prevention program

Date: February 2, 2016

Reviewed June 30, 2020

Gina Wingood, ScD
Sid and Helaine Lerner Professor of Public Health Promotion
Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

In this presentation, Dr. Wingood provides an overview of her research in HIV prevention, especially the community impact of large-scale HIV prevention interventions. The webinar describes the HIV prevention programs and their national dissemination and adoption.

Region 2 Public Health Training Center