Lisa M. Carlson, MPH, CHES Vice President, Population Health Arthritis Foundation. Partnerships to Reduce the Burden of Arthritis: The Arthritis Foundation. National Conference on Health Education and Health Promotion and the American Association for Health Education Summer Institute
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Vice President, Population Health
Arthritis FoundationPartnerships to Reduce the Burdenof Arthritis: The Arthritis Foundation
National Conference on Health Education and Health Promotion and
the American Association for Health Education Summer Institute
June 3, 1999
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to support research to find the cure for and prevention of arthritis and to improve the quality of life for those affected by arthritis.
The Arthritis Foundation strives to strengthen outreach and referral, increase awareness of the impact of arthritis and the services of the Arthritis Foundation, and help people make good health decisions through advocacy, support, education and self-management opportunities.
Volunteer workforce of 400,000+
Membership base of 500,000
Web site: www.arthritis.org
80+ pamphlets, books and videotapes
800# that receives more than 250,000 calls annually
More than 150 million media impressions each yearNational Resources
Awareness Increased Knowledge Changed Behavior
Participation in group programs
Occurs in program
(to build awareness)
1-H our educational programs
Lunch & Learns
MarketingArthritis Foundation Programs
Arthritis Self-Help Course
Lupus Self-Help Course
Fibromyalgia Self-Help Course
Bone Up on Arthritis
Arthritis Foundation YMCA Aquatics Program
PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise)
Walk with EaseArthritis Foundation Programs
(to develop increased knowledge and changed behavior)
No single organization can effectively address the burden of arthritis alone.
Contact your local
Arthritis Foundation chapter: