Diversity, Healing, and Health Care

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Program Information and Bibliography

These are just a few of the resources that the program developer/researcher found particularly useful to begin content development for creating a web-based program on diversity issues:

.....Benson, H. (Ed. 1998). Spirituality and Healing. Conference proceedings from Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education and The Mind/Body Medical Institute. March 22-24, 1998. Houston, TX.
.....Davis, J.F. (1996). Who is black? One nation's definition. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennslyvania Press. ISBN 0-271-00749-4.
.....Galanti, G. (1997). Caring for patients from different cultures: Case studies from American hospitals. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennslyvania Press. ISBN 0-8122-1608-3.
.....Gropper, R.D. (1996). Culture and the clinical encounter: An intercultural sensitizer for the health professions. Yarmouth, MA: Intercultural Press, Inc. ISBN 1-207-846-5168.
.....Kotkin, J. (1992). Tribes: How race, religion and identity determine success in the new global economy. New York, NY: Random House. ISBN 0-679-75299-4.
.....Morrison, T., Conaway, W.A., Borden, G.A. (1994). Kiss, bow, or shake hands: How to do business in sixty countries. Holbrook, MA: Bob Adams, Inc. ISBN 1-55850-444-3.
..... Yeo, G., Hikoyeda, N., McBride, M., Chin, S., Edmonds, M., and Hendrix, L. (1999) Cohort Analysis As A Tool In Ethnogeriatrics: Historical Profiles of Elders From Eight Ethnic Populations In the United States, Palo Alto, CA: Stanford Geriatric Education Center. The Stanford Geriatric Education Center has many other publications available for under $20, including suggested diversity curriculum for a variety health care providers.
The following people provided content review and resources (listed alphabetically):
Leslie Desmangles, Ph.D., Professor, Religious Studies, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
Michele Genest, a former student of mine who carefully edited for minute typographical and linking problems.
Susan Kornblatt, On Lok SeniorHealth, San Francisco, CA.
Melen McBride, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Palo Alto, CA.
Kate O'Malley, On Lok SeniorHealth, San Francisco, CA, and now with the American Cancer Society.
and many, many diverse friends, former students, clinicians, patients, and family who provided second and third readings of content.
The dissertation committee working with the researcher:
Michele Stimac, Ed.D., Professor, Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University, committee chair.
Linda Wall, Ph.D., Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University.
Farzin Madjidi, Ed.D., Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University.
.....And the researcher, author, program developer, and webmaster of the web site, Bonnie Napier-Tibere, EdD, OTR/L, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy at Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA, and Affiliated Core Faculty of the Stanford Geriatric Education Center, a program of the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Dr. Napier-Tibere can be reached by email at bdnapier[at]earthlink.net or at bnapier[at]dominican.edu
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