Volume 8, Number 3, August 1997

Table of Contents

Proceedings from the Conference
Issues of the Heart: Prevention, Management, and Control of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in African Americans

Day One: October 4, 1996
General Session 1

Coronary heart Disease Initiatives: Research, Outreach, and Education

Presentation

Setting the Agenda for Research and Education on Coronary Heart Disease

pp. 247-249
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Presentation

Research in Coronary Heart Disease in Blacks: Issues and Challenges

pp. 250-269
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Discussion

Discussion

p. 269
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Concurrent Session I(A)

Emerging Issues in Medical Management of Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases

Presentation

Cardiovascular Disease in African American and White Physicians: The Meharry Cohort and Meharry-Hopkins Cohort Studies

pp. 270-283
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Discussion

Discussion

p. 284
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Presentation

Diagnosis and Therapeutic Intervention in the Management of Coronary Artery Disease in African Americans

pp. 285-291
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Concurrent Session I(B)

The Role of the Faith Community

Presentation

Stroke Belt Initiative: The Tennessee Experience

pp. 292-299
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Presentation

Faith-Based Health Needs Assessment: Implications for Empowerment of the Faith Community

pp. 300-301
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Discussion

Discussion

p. 302
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General Session II

Presentation

Cardiovascular Implications of Smoking: The Surgeon General's Point of View

pp. 303-310
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Presentation

Forging Alliances to Meet Future Research and Training Needs

pp. 311-316
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Discussion

Discussion

pp. 316-317
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Concurrent Session II(A)

Research Needs and Opportunities for Partnerships

Presentation

Strategies for Enhancing Research and Research Training Programs for African Americans: Viewing Barriers as Opportunities

pp. 318-321
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Concurrent Session II(B)

The Role of Public Health

Presentation

Cardiovascular Risk Factor Screening and Intervention in African American Adults

pp. 322-344
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Presentation

Public Health in a Managed Care Environment

pp. 345-350
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Discussion

Discussion

pp. 350-351
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General Session III

Relevant Community-Based and Communication Issues and Approaches for Controlling Hypertension in African Americans

Presentation

The Impact of Obesity on Hypertension Management in African Americans

pp. 352-364
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Discussion

Discussion

pp. 364-365
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Presentation

Lessons Learned From the Healthy Heart Community Prevention Project in Reaching the African American Population

pp. 366-371
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Presentation

Discussion

pp. 371-372
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Presentation

New Insights and Interventions: Churches Uniting to Reach the African American Community with Health Information

pp. 373-375
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Discussion

Discussion

pp. 375-376
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Day Two: October 5, 1996
General Session IV

Politics and Health

Presentation

The Political Agenda of Health Care for African Americans

pp. 377-382
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Discussion

Discussion

pp. 382-383
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General Session V

Challenges and Opportunities in the New Managed Care Environment

Presentation

The Role Of Managed Care: The National and Tennessee Experiences

pp. 384-387
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Discussion

p. 387
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About the Institute

About the Institute . . .

p. 393
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