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Health promotion disease prevention and risk reduction in the usvi state of the science and practice

Health promotion, disease prevention and risk reduction in the USVI: State of the science and practice


Health promotion disease prevention and risk reduction in the usvi state of the science and practice

  • Current science and practice specific to health promotion, disease prevention and risk reduction in the USVI

    • World Health Organizations Reports

    • Health, United States

    • Healthy USVI 2010

    • BRFSS


Health care coverage usvi

Health care coverage, USVI


Heavy drinking usvi

Heavy drinking, USVI


Binge drinking usvi

Binge drinking, USVI


Smokers usvi

Smokers, USVI


Overweight usvi

Overweight, USVI


Fruit and vegetables usvi

Fruit and vegetables , USVI


Any exercise in the past month usvi

Any exercise in the past month, USVI


Mammogram within past 2 years usvi

Mammogram within past 2 years, USVI


Pap test within last 3 years usvi

Pap test within last 3 years, USVI


Psa screening in past 2 years usvi

PSA screening in past 2 years, USVI


Blood stool test in past 2 years usvi

Blood stool test in past 2 years, USVI


Ever had sigmoidoscopy usvi

Ever had sigmoidoscopy, USVI


Usvi health concerns and priorities healthy usvi 2010

USVI Health Concerns and Priorities:Healthy USVI, 2010


Current science

Current Science

  • Health of individuals and groups within the United States Virgin Islands

    • Review of the Science

      • Scientific/Scholarly Peer-reviewed Publications

        • Pubmed

          • Caribbean (23,065)

          • Caribbean and nursing (1,1018)

          • Caribbean, nursing and Virgin Islands (19)


Current science1

Current Science

  • Health of individuals and groups within the United States Virgin Islands

  • Practice of health care providers in the USVI

    • Caribbean, nursing and Virgin Islands (19)

      • Promoting breast health among women in the USVI (Underwood, et al.)

      • Reducing disparities in breast health (Ramsay-Johnson)

      • Caring for patients with cancer (Stepien)

      • Infant feeding in West Indian women (Corbett)

      • Culture, low key and discreet (Caiger)

      • Responding to nature disasters (Normandin)


Health promotion disease prevention and risk reduction in the usvi state of the science and practice

Recommendations for future research

Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can.

  • What is known?

  • What do we need to know?

  • How do we begin?

  • What can I do to expand and strengthen the body of science?

  • What can I do to improve practice?


Research exemplar

Research Exemplar

Reporting highlights of

community education and community outreach


Assessing needs and concerns of communities and groups

Assessing needs and concerns of communities and groups

  • Drafting clinical vignettes and case reports

  • Expert opinion regarding clinical practice

  • Retrospective program evaluation

    •  Post-program evaluation

    • Retrospective pre-test post-test

  • Other 


Health promotion disease prevention and risk reduction in the usvi state of the science and practice

Disseminating scholarly outcomes of efforts undertaken to reduce disparities in the United States Virgin Islands


Food for thought

Food for thought

  • Dissemination of outcomes for lay and scientific review

    • Case reports, clinical vignettes

    • Scientific review

    • Research reports

    • Educational innovations

    • Program evaluation

    • Community education


Yes you can

Yes you can!!!


Food for thought1

Food for thought

  • Committing your thoughts to paper or disk

  • Writing the vision

  • Outlining your thoughts

  • Refining the draft

  • Submitting the narrative for review


Start where you are

Start where you are

Arthur Ashe


Journals magazines newsletters and other publications to consider

Journals, Magazines, Newsletters, and Other Publications to Consider


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