Leandris C Liburd

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PROBLEM Substantial racial/ethnic health disparities exist in the United States. Although the populations of racial and ethnic minorities are growing at a rapid pace, large-scale community-based surveys and surveillance systems designed to monitor the health status of minority populations are limited. CDC conducts the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to(More)
In the decades since chronic illnesses replaced infectious diseases as the leading causes of death, public health researchers, particularly those in the field of health promotion and chronic disease prevention, have shifted their focus from the individual to the community in recognition that community-level changes will foster and sustain individual(More)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) supports 40 Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH 2010) community coalitions in designing, implementing, and evaluating community-driven strategies to eliminate health disparities in racial and ethnic groups. The REACH 2010 logic model was developed to assist grantees in identifying,(More)
ESSAY Suggested citation for this article: Liburd LC, Sniezek JE. Changing times: new possibilities for community health and well-being. Prev Chronic Dis [serial online] 2007 Jul [date cited]. Available from: Since antiquity, humankind has been concerned with disease and curing disease and with health and the conditions of health. Asclepius, the Greek hero(More)
EDITORIAL Suggested citation for this article: Liburd LC, Giles HW, Mensah GA. Looking through a glass, darkly: eliminating health disparities. Prev Chronic Dis [serial online] 2006 Jul [date cited]. It is critically important for policymakers to define the problem correctly so that our solutions address their intended goal — health security for all(More)
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