Log in

Log in


November 14, 2006

Data Report Pages 1-3
Data Report Pages 4-6

Exploring Multiple Dimensions of Asthma Disparities Using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Kirsti Bocskay, PhD, MPH, Epidemiologist, Chicago Department of Public Health, Division
of Epidemiology

Socioeconomic and Psychological Associations with Asthma Morbidity in Adults
in the Chicago Initiative to Raise Asthma Health Equity (CHIRAH) Study

John Jay Shannon, MD, Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, John Stroger Hospital of Cook County

Networking Break

Assessment of Adherence to Controller Therapy Using Asthma Prescription Fills
Ted Naureckas, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago

Use of Lay Health Educators to Improve Asthma Management among African-American Children with Asthma
Helen Margellos-Anast, MPH, Epidemiologist, Sinai Urban Health Institute, Sinai Health System

Lung Inflammation among Public Housing Residents in Relation to Regional Air

Sam Dorevitch, MD, MPH, Research Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology and
Biostatistics; Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of
Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health

  1. Identify relevant asthma disparities data in Chicago that healthcare practitioners can use toward improving quality of life for patients
  2.  Evaluate reasons provided by Chicago area patient populations to their level of adherence to prescribed asthma controller therapy
  3.  Assess patient educational strategies within African-American populations that improve adherence to medical advised asthma management

400 E. Randolph St., Suite 3115, Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 888-268-8334 Fax: 312-540-9900

Information contained on this website is provided with the understanding that Chicago Asthma Consortium, this site and its services, including all of the resources provided, serve informational purposes only. Only a doctor who is treating you can provide you with medical advice, examination, diagnosis or treatment. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. The Chicago Asthma Consortium does not endorse any medical or professional services referred to on this site or any links to this site. It also does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions, or any other information that may be mentioned. While we try to keep the information on this site accurate, we cannot guarantee its accuracy, timeliness or completeness.

© 2023 Chicago Asthma Consortium

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software