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Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Steven S. Coughlin, Selina A. Smith, and Maria E. Fernandez


The Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research is an important addition to Oxford University Press’s outstanding line of books on public health and related topics because of widespread interest in community-based participatory research. It addresses important issues of concern, including health disparities; public health research involving racial and ethnic minority communities; the health of immigrants; women’s health; maternal and child health; infant mortality; cancer screening; prevention of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, obesity, and diabetes; cigarette smoking, physical ac ... More

Keywords: community-based participatory research, public health, racial minority, ethnic minority, community-based evaluative research, community-engaged research

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190652234
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652234.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steven S. Coughlin, editor
Associate Professor, College of Allied Health Sciences, Augusta University

Selina A. Smith, editor
Director, Institute of Public and Preventative Health, Augusta University

Maria E. Fernandez, editor
Director, Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health

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1 Overview of Community-Based Participatory Research

Steven S. Coughlin, PhD, Selina A. Smith, PhD, MDiv, and Maria E. Fernandez, PhD

3 Research Methods and Community-Based Participatory Research

Carl Kendall, PhD, Annie L. Nguyen, PhD, MPH, Jennifer Glick, PhD, MPH, and David Seal, PhD

5 Ethical Issues in Community-Based Participatory Research Studies

Steven S. Coughlin, PhD and Leland K. Ackerson, ScD

6 Community-Based Participatory Research Studies in Faith-Based Settings

Heather Kitzman-Ulrich, PhD and Cheryl L. Holt, PhD

7 Special Issues in Conducting Community-Based Participatory Research Studies with Ethnic and Racial Minorities

Maria E. Fernandez, PhD, Natalia I. Heredia, MPH, Lorna H. McNeill, PhD, MPH, Maria Eugenia Fernandez-Esquer, PhD, Yen-Chi L. Le, PhD, and Kelly G. McGauhey, BS

8 Community-Based Participatory Research Studies Involving Immigrants

Lisa M. Vaughn, PhD and Farrah Jacquez, PhD

9 Applying a Community-Based Participatory Research Approach to Address Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Mellitus in an Urban Setting

Tobia Henry Akintobi, PhD, MPH, Kisha B. Holden, PhD, MSCR, Latrice Rollins, PhD, MSW, Rodney Lyn, PhD, MPH, Harry J. Heiman, MD, MPH, Pamela Daniels, PhD, MBA, Glenda Wrenn, MD, Allyson S. Belton, MPH, Peter Baltrus, PhD, Shanice Battle, MPH, and LaShawn M. Hoffman

10 Community-Based Participatory Research Addressing Infant Mortality

Steven S. Coughlin, PhD and Selina A. Smith, PhD, MDiv

11 Colorectal Cancer Disparities and Community-Based Participatory Research

Selina A. Smith, PhD, MDiv, Benjamin E. Ansa, MD, MSCR, and Daniel S. Blumenthal, MD, MPH

12 Community-Based Participatory Research Studies on Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

Steven S. Coughlin, PhD, Emily Youngblom, MPH, and Deborah J. Bowen, PhD

13 Overview of Community-Based Participatory Research in Environmental Health

Stephani S. Kim, MPH and Erin N. Haynes, DrPh, MS

15 Using Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches in HIV

Mara Bird, PhD, Britt Rios-Ellis, PhD, Jason Globerman, MSc, David Gogolishvili, MPH, Alice Welbourn, PhD, Ulrike Brizay, PhD, Lina Golob, MSc, Shirin Heidari, PhD, and Sean B. Rourke, PhD, FCAHS

16 Engaging Communities in Translational Research

Steven S. Coughlin, PhD and Carolyn M. Jenkins, DrPH, MSN, RN, RD, LD, FAAN

17 Summary and Conclusions

Steven S. Coughlin, PhD

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