Breast Cancer Screening and other Health Behaviors among Latinas

Presenter: Dr. Ana Abriado-Lanza Associate Professor Sociomedical Sciences Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Description: In this webinar, Dr. Ana Abriado-Lanza gives an overview of the break down of the Latino population living in the United States, linking these statistics to breast cancer screening disparities between Latinas and non-Hispanic whites.  Through description of relevant…

Exploring Cross-Cultural Communication

The foundation of our “Communicate to Make a Difference” series. Learn about the iceberg.
(Launched: September 2004, Reviewed: August 2015*)

Housing as an Intermediary Determinant of Health and Points of Intervention to Reduce Disparities

Housing is where our economic, social, and personal lives come together. In this webinar, Dr. Angela Aidala and Dr. Robert Fullilove discuss housing as an intermediary social determinant of health and health equity. Fundamental determinants of health are macro-level cultural and economic policies, practices and dynamics that affect the socioeconomic position of individuals, groups and…

Immigration and Health Disparities: Beyond Acculturation

Lisa M. Bates, ScD, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Practicing Cross-Cultural Communication: Community Health Worker Program

The practical application of the ten communication strategies presented in “Exploring.” Share your ideas and read what others have contributed.
(Launched: January 2006, Reviewed: August 2015*)

Practicing Cross-Cultural Communication: Flood

The practical application of the ten communication strategies, “Flood” follows the development of a regional flood evacuation plan that includes a very large migrant worker community.
(Launched: June 2010, Reviewed: August 2015*)

Practicing Cross-Cultural Communication: Hepatitis A Outbreak

The practical application of the ten communication strategies presented in “Exploring.” Share your ideas and read what others have contributed.
(Launched: November 2005, Reviewed: August 2015*)

Practicing Cross-Cultural Communication: The Bamboo Dragon

The practical application of the ten communication strategies presented in “Exploring.” Share your ideas and read what others have contributed.
(Launched: November 2005, Reviewed: August 2015*)

Social Conditions as Fundamental Causes of Health Inequalities: Theory and Evidence

Bruce G. Link, PhD, Co-director, Center for Social Inequalities and Health
Director, Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

The National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Healthcare Review

Presenter: Carolyn Daniels, D.H.Sc, M.Ed. Executive Director Office of Minority and Multicultural Health New Jersey Department of Health Date: June 7, 2016 Description: This webinar covers a brief history of the Cultural and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards, the overview and importance of implementing CLAS, CLAS Standards, implementation strategies, the Title VI Civil Rights Act, and…