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* The Role of Community Outreach and Community Resources
* The Role of Community Outreach and Community Resources
Effective Date: 6/1/2014
Expiration Date: 6/1/2016
Credits: 1.0
Faculty:
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Ann-Marie Brooks, MD, FAAP

Georgia Pediatric Pulmonary Associates, PC
Medical Director of the Children’s Asthma Center
Atlanta, Georgia

Dr. Ann-Marie Brooks earned her undergraduate degree from Brown University. In 1992, she completed her medical school training at Cornell University School of Medicine and followed that with the completion of her pediatric residency and chief residency at the University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital. Dr. Brooks stayed at the University of Rochester to complete a unique, dual fellowship program in pediatric pulmonology and general academic pediatrics. This program allowed her to incorporate graduate studies in Public Health and Epidemiology into the standard general pediatrics and pulmonology curriculum. She is board certified in pediatric pulmonology.

Dr. Brooks moved to Orlando, Fl in 1999 and accepted a combined research and clinical position with The Nemours Foundation and Children’s Clinic. She served as clinical instructor for the pediatric residency program at Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital and pursued several community based research projects in the area. She was a founding member and Vice-President, of the Central Florida Asthma Consortium and worked with the Community Health Improvement Council of Central Florida to institute a community-based childhood asthma management program. Dr. Brooks moved with her family to South Carolina in 2001 where she continued to serve as medical director for this program and raise 3 small children. In 2004 she served as Assistant Professor at Medical University of South Carolina. She joined Georgia Pediatric Pulmonology Associates in March 2006.

Dr. Brooks is skilled in all areas of pediatric pulmonology including bronchoscopy. She has particular interest in early childhood asthma, chronic lung disease of prematurity and the pulmonary sequelae of muscular disorders.

Board certified in pediatric pulmonology, Dr. Brooks is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of the American Thoracic Society and National Medical Association.

Description:

This activity will review the role of the community in contributing to asthma morbidity and as a possible avenue for reducing disease burden and existing disparities. The history and lessons learned from large, national community-based efforts will be reviewed and practical methods to build and initiate coalitions and outreach efforts will be discussed.

Original Release Date: 4/15/2012     Review Date: 06/01/2014