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Ethn Dis. 2001 Fall;11(4):823-33.

Conducting health interventions in black churches: a model for building effective partnerships.

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Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA.


This article offers a brief review of recent health promotion and disease prevention programs conducted in Black churches and identifies benefits and limitations of conducting interventions in these settings. In addition, a review of three current studies being conducted by our group at the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health provides a discussion of a successful model for forming and maintaining effective partnerships between Black churches and public health organizations.

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