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Fall 2017 Innovations in Public Health Research and Practice Seminar: “My Neighborhood: Using Photovoice to explore residents’ views on community issues”

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location:

Downtown Campus

Building:
Tidewater Room 1201


Please join the Tulane Prevention Research Center for the Fall 2017 Innovations in Public Health Research and Practice Seminar …

“My Neighborhood: Using Photovoice to explore residents’ views on community issues,” featuring:
-Jeanette Gustat, PhD, Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and Co-Investigator at the Tulane Prevention Research Center
-Samantha Dedais-Mitchell, Photovoice Participant
-Eddie X-Salaam, Photovoice Participant

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, 12-1 p.m.
Room 1201, 12th floor, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans LA 70112

Light lunch will be provided.

This seminar is free and open to the public. A recording will be made available on the Tulane PRC’s YouTubechannel afterward.

About the seminar: The Movin’ for LIFE Photovoice project is a community-engaged project focused on positive and negative aspects of their neighborhood that influence their health. More than 20 residents participated in the project, meeting in groups that convened four times over the course of the project. At each session, participants were encouraged to take photos that reflected both positive and negative aspects of health in their neighborhoods. The results provided compelling, inspiring, and insightful stories and images. Seminar attendees will hear from some of the photographers, the project team, and learn the following: to list the steps to developing innovative community-engaged projects like photovoice, describe the unique benefits of visual data in health research, discuss the challenges and supports of community-engaged projects, and discuss the importance of engaging community members in public health initiatives.

Questions? Contact Naomi at nking2@tulane.edu or 504-988-7410.



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