Health Communications: Making it Plain, Communicating Health Knowledge to the African American Community
Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Location: NCCU School of Education Auditorium
Description: In collaboration with NCCU, a presentation and moderated discussion on strategies for improving healthy behaviors and outcomes and fight health-related misinformation aimed at the African American community.
During this presentation, you will:
1. Identify effective strategies to disseminate health information and research findings to different audiences.
2. Describe the purpose and effectiveness of ethnodramas for improving health literacy for African Americans.
3. Participants will have the tools to appropriately summarize research findings to broader communities without using a deficit approach.
Welcome and Introduction
Duke NCCU Bridge Leadership & ISP Leadership
Addressing Disparate Health? Advancing an ecological approach to prevention, healing and wellness
Jonathan Livingston PhD
Benjamin S. Ruffin Distinguished Professor of
Civic Education & Social Justice
Interim Chair and Professor of Psychology
North Carolina Central University
Duke ISP, presentation
More than numbers: supporting healthy outcomes in African Americans.
Keisha Bentley-Edwards PhD
Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine
Associate Director of Research
Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity
Co-Director, Special Populations & Equity in Research Cores, CTSI
“Making it Plain: Communicating Health Knowledge to the African American Community”
Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards will be the moderator for the Q&A session.
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, PhD