management system that incorporates effective medical care, asthma education, psychosocial screening, environmental assessment, and referrals to appropriate social service agencies for adult asthma patients in a predominantly Hispanic and non-English speaking neighborhood in New York City.
- Asthma Community Development Coalition/Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indianapolis, IN
This project will provide comprehensive asthma education to school staff and students in Indianapolis's elementary and middle schools and Head Start programs with a goal of improving community awareness and family involvement in understanding asthma and asthma care and strengthening links between schools and health care providers in this low-income, predominantly African American community.
- Southeast Regional Clinicians' Network/Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
This project will provide physician education that combines techniques for changing clinical practice behaviors, applying patient-centered education approaches, and making office systems changes for primary care physicians and staff in 16 Federally funded community health and migrant health centers in 8 southeastern states to improve asthma care delivery to their low-income minority patient population.
- Tacoma-Pierce County Asthma Prevention Partnership, Tacoma, WA
This project aims to reduce asthma emergency room and unscheduled office visits in this low-income, ethnically diverse community by using outreach workers and volunteers to provide education and action related to reducing environmental triggers of asthma in the home, extending educational opportunities to families and health care providers, and promoting the use of personalized asthma management plans.
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. Former NHLBI director Lenfant receives Lifetime Achievement Award7
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. NHLBI study finds moderate physical activity promotes weight loss as well as intense exercise9
. NHLBI funds new heart-health education projects in high-risk communities10
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