Promoting Health and Reducing Health Disparities

The Health Disparities Initiative is highlighting the following programs at the APA’s 2014 Annual Convention:

Thursday, Aug. 7

  • Symposium: How Psychology Can Reduce Health Disparities Through Proactive Smoking Interventions 
    11:00 - 11:50 a.m. | Convention Center, Room 150B 
    Chair: Gwendolyn P. Keita, PhD, APA Public Interest Directorate 
    Participants: Lula A. Beatty, PhD, APA Public Interest Directorate; Patricia DiSandro, BA, APA Public Interest Directorate; Faye Z. Belgrave, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University; Martin Y. Iguchi, PhD, Georgetown University; and Efua Andoh, BA, APA Public Interest Directorate 

Saturday, Aug. 9

  • Symposium: Reducing Health Disparities--Psychology’s Role in Improving the Health of Boys and Men
    10:00 - 11:50 a.m. | Convention Center, Room 145B
    Chair: Lula A. Beatty, PhD, APA Public Interest Directorate
    Participants:Wizdom P. Hammond, PhD, MPH, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and Roland J. Thorpe, PhD, Johns Hopkins University; Stephanie Cook, DrPH, MPH, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Derek M. Griffith, PhD, Vanderbilt University; Perry Halkitis, PhD, MPH, New York University, and Arthur W. Blume, PhD, Washington State University; Waldo J. Johnson, PhD, MSW, and Wizdom P. Hammond, PhD, MPH, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill