Part I Background of Social and Behavioral Health Disparities Interventions Among African Americans.- 1. Conceptual, Operational, and Theoretical Overview of African American Health Related Disparities for Social and Behavioral Interventions. Anthony J. Lemelle.- 2. Ethics and Intervention Programming. Cynthia Hudley.- Part II Fundamental Intervention Needs.- 3. Health, Nutrition, Access to Healthy Food and Well-Being Among African Americans. Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith.- 4. Promoting Physical Activity in Black Children and Adolescents: Intervention Strategies Health Practitioners Have Put into Play. Raegan A. Tuff and Billy Hawkins.- Part III Major Lifestyle Intervention Considerations.- 5. Reducing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities: Using Mass Media Campaigns to Prevent Smoking and Increase Cessation in Underserved Populations. Jane A. Allen, Donna M. Vallone, and Amanda K. Richardson.- Part IV Important Interventions for Children.- 6. Preventing Childhood Lead Poisoning. Wornie Reed.- 7. Contemporary Interventions to Prevent and Reduce Community Violence Among African American Youth Duane E. Thomas, Elizabeth M. Woodburn, Celine I. Thompson, and Stephen S. Leff.
Dr. Anthony Lemelle teaches courses at the doctoral level including Racial and Cultural Minorities, Black Americans, and The Sociology of AIDS at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. At the master's level, Professor Lemelle teaches the course, Race and Crime, and on the undergraduate level, he teaches American Minority Groups, The Black Family, Study Abroad in Ghana, Sex, Marriage, and Healthcare in the Afro World, HIV/AIDS in the Afro World. He is the editor of the Journal of African American Studies and is widely published in the areas of African American culture, black masculinity and African Americans and HIV/AIDS.