AGENDA

Future research directions to prevent cardiovascular disease and its risk factors among Latinos

July 14-16th, 2010



Objectives:

To better understand the state of the science regarding interventions to prevent cardiovascular disease and its risk factors among Latinos and provide guidance for future research directions.

Day 1: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Networking Dinner
Tragara Ristorante
4935 Cordell Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814-2509
6:30 p.m.

Day 2: Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Neuroscience Building
6001 Executive Boulevard
Room A1/A2
Rockville, MD
8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

8:30-9:15 a.m. SETTING THE STAGE: INTRODUCTION, BACKGROUND, and CONTEXT
  Moderators: Amelie Ramirez and John Elder, workshop chairs
 
  • Welcome and Introductions – NHLBI; Amelie Ramirez and John Elder (workshop chairs)
  • Purpose and NHLBI context of the workshop – S. Sonia Arteaga
  • Overview of the Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos – Larissa Aviles-Santa
  • General Discussion
9:15-10:15 a.m. Obesity, Physical Activity and Nutrition
  Purpose: To discuss the state of the science targeting Latinos and obesity, physical activity, and nutrition.
  Speakers
 
  • Salud America!: Preventing Latino childhood  obesity - Amelie Ramirez  
  • Prevention and control of obesity in Latino children - John Elder
  • Increasing physical activity among Latinos – Deborah Parra-Medina
10:15-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30-11:10 a.m. Obesity, Physical Activity and Nutrition  - Continued
 
  • Nutrition intervention research with Latinos: What’s been done and where do we go from here?  -  Kim Gans
  • Dietary interventions among families and communities: Three key recommendations – Suchi Ayala
11:10-12:00 p.m. Discussion and Recommendations Regarding Obesity, Physical  Activity and Nutrition
  Purpose: To discuss innovative and emerging technologies and approaches
 
  • Mobile and social integration for prevention – Kevin Patrick
  • Mindful eating behavioral interventions: Optimizing for the Latino communities – Mary Charlson
  • Cardiovascular disease prevention among U.S. Latino populations:  Lessons and Opportunities from Latin-America – Felipe Lobelo
2:00-2:50 p.m. Discussion and Recommendations Regarding Innovative Approaches
  Based upon what we heard what are the key recommendations?
2:50-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-4:00 p.m. Study design/approaches
  Purpose: To highlight examples of promising study design/approaches with Latinos Speakers
 
  • Promoting physical activity in Latinas – Elva Arredondo
  • ¡Viva bien!: Cultural adaptation, implementation and maintenance of a multiple health behavior change intervention – Diego Osuna
  • New Community Models For Addressing Cardiovascular Disease among Latinos – Hector Balcazar
4:00-4:50 p.m. Discussion and Recommendations/Regarding study design/approach 
  Based upon what we heard what are the key recommendations?
4:50-5:15 p.m. Wrap-up of Day 2  – Amelie Ramirez and John Elder


Day 3: Friday, July 16th, 2010

Neuroscience Building
6001 Executive Boulevard
Room A1/A2
Rockville, MD
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

9:00-9:40 a.m. Health Behaviors – Smoking, Sleep
  Purpose: To discuss the state of the science regarding Latinos and smoking and sleep research
  Speakers
 
  • Cigarette Smoking Behavior and Cessation Interventions among Latinos – Eliseo Perez-Stable
  • State of the science-Latinos and sleep research - Jose Loredo
9:40-10:20 a.m. Discussion and Recommendations Regarding Smoking and Sleep
  Based upon what we heard what are the key recommendations?
10:20-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30-11:50 a.m. Chronic Diseases: Diabetes, Hypertension, Cholesterol
  Purpose: To discuss the state of the science regarding chronic diseases and Latinos
 
  • Interventions for reducing obesity related metabolic disease risk in obese Hispanic teenagers – Michael Goran
  • Diabetes interventions in emerging Latino communities:  Challenges and opportunities – Andrea Cherrington
  • Cholesterol in Latinos – Olveen Carrasquillo
  • Case management for reducing hypertension among low-income Latino patients attending a Community Health Center in Southern San Diego County – Greg Talavera
11:50-12:40 p.m. Discussion and Recommendations Regarding Chronic Diseases
  Based upon what we heard what are the key recommendations?
12:40-1:00 p.m. Summary and wrap-up - Amelie Ramirez and John Elder
1:00 p.m. Adjourn


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