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Primary Health Care in Urban Communities

Author(s): Beverly McElmurry, EdD, FAAN, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
Cynthia Tyska, MA, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
Randy Spreen Parker, PhD, RN, C
with the assistance of Todd Hissong, BS, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763710101
  • ISBN-10:0763710105
  • Paperback    280 pages      © 1999
Price: $101.95 US List
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This book takes primary health care concepts out of the classroom and explores their efficacy in real world situations. Written by academics and community leaders alike, Primary Health Care in Urban Communities details partnerships formed between health professionals, institutions, local governments, and organizations in an effort to provide accessible, acceptable, and affordable health services to underserved populations.

1. Introduction to Primary Health Care in Urban Communities by Beverly J. McElmurry with the assistance of Todd Hissong

2. Primary Health Care and Public Policy: A Panel Discussion
by Ada Mary Gugenheim, Sybil Massey, Gloria T. Meert, Julio Rodriguez, and Linda Diamond Shapiro

3. The Training of Community Health Advocates for Urban U.S. Communities: A Program Evaluation
by Cassia Soares, Susan M. Swider, and Beverly J. McElmurry

4. The Community Health Advocate's Point of View
by Kathleen F. Norr, Beverly J. McElmurry, and Susan J. Misner

5. A Nurse/Health Advocate Team to Empower Hispanic Immigrant Women
by Karen A. Buck and Patricia Fox

6. Issues in Evaluation of Primary Health Care Projects
by Kathleen F. Norr and Beverly J. McElmurry

7. Nurse/Health Advocate Team Model in Hispanic Immigrant Communities in Chicago
by Chang Gi Park and Virginia Warren with the assistance of Randy Spreen Parker, Beverly J. McElmurry, and Cynthia Tyska

8. Literacy for Health: Improving Health Literacy in the Inner City
by Beverly J. McElmurry, Maureen Meehan, and Aaron G. Buseh

9. The Chicago Health Corps: Community Service as a Transformative Experience
by Peg Dublin and Todd Hissong

10. The Austin Community Wellness Initiative: Rebuilding Communities Through Matching Capacities
by Jacqueline Reed with the assistance of Cynthia Tyska

11. Primary Health Care in an Urban Teaching Community Health Center
by Ellen Barton with the assistance of Cynthia Tyska

12. Building Healthy Latino Communities
by Lori Ramos, Rosario Sanchez and Francisco Ramos

13. Chicago Health Connection: Developing Community Leadership in Maternal and Child Health
by Rachel Abramson and Jeretha McKinley

14. Peer Education for AIDS Prevention in Multiethnic Non-English-Speaking Communities
by Mayumi Anne Willgerodt, Carol Christiansen, and Joanna Su

15. Primary Health Care for Urban School Children: Developing Comprehensive School Health Programs for Inner-City Children
by B. Joan Newcomb

16. Primary Health Care Curriculum for Urban School Children: Grades K-8
by Beverly J. McElmurry, B. Joan Newcomb, Agatha Lowe, and Susan J. Misner

17. Health Care and Community Health in the Current Environment
by Linda Diamond Shapiro and Benn Greenspan

18. Transformational Leadership Development in Primary Health Care
by Susan Poslusny

19. Lessons Learned
by Beverly J. McElmurry with the assistance of Randy Spreen Parker, Cynthia Tyska, and Todd Hissong


Beverly McElmurry, EdD, FAAN-University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

Additional Titles by this Author

Cynthia Tyska, MA-University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

Randy Spreen Parker, PhD, RN, C

with the assistance of Todd Hissong, BS-University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois