Johns Hopkins University Press
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Listening to the needs of the community is an important step toward reducing health disparities. Researchers may need to adjust their methods to maximize participation and benefit to the community. This report describes how the project team adjusted its approach to a weight loss intervention to support a community of African American women seeking to improve their health.
Nelson, David; Harris, Angelique; Horner-Ibler, Barbara; Salas-Harris, Kimberly; and Burns, Edith, "Hearing the Community: Evolution of a Nutrition and Physical Activity Program for African American Women to Improve Weight" (2016). Social and Cultural Sciences Faculty Research and Publications. 172.