REACH U.S. SEA-CEED

Partners & Coalitions

Partners


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA)
Omicron Rho Omega Chapter

PO Box 71431, North Charleston, SC 29405
Contact: Marva Black, Phone: (843) 810-0401
Website:http://www.omicronrhoomega.org/

Role: Network with SC, GA, and NC associated groups and national organization to develop and implement culturally relevant programs, disseminate activities and support Legacy Projects.  Implement “Choose to Live” a collaborative program with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) focusing on diabetes and cardiovascular disease for women.



American Association of Diabetes Educators’ Public Health Practice Group (AADE PHSPG)
99 Jonathan Lucas Street, Charleston, SC 29425
Contact: Dr. Carolyn Jenkins, Phone: 843-792-5872
Website: http://www.diabeteseducator.org/

Role: Provide network for supporting communities in integrating public health and diabetes science into Legacy Projects.  Focus on policy change within AADE related to eliminating health disparities.  Incorporate SEA-CEED activities into AADE PHSPG activities and assist with dissemination.


 

American Diabetes Association (ADA)
2418 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 206, Raleigh, NC 27607
Contact: Ed Owens
Website: http://www.diabetes.org/

Role: Network with SC, GA and NC associated groups to disseminate support Legacy Projects.  Bring “Train the Trainer” programs for African American communities to CGDC and Legacy Project.



Carolinas and Georgia Chapter of American Society of Hypertension
135 Cannon Street, Suite 303, Charleston, SC
Contact: Dr. Daniel Lackland,  Phone: (843) 876-1141

Role: Provide network for integrating diabetes and hypertension management for physicians.  Network with SC, GA and NC associated groups to disseminate activities and support Legacy Projects.  Provide network for integrating diabetes and hypertension management into African American communities by recruiting more African American into their Hypertension Certification Program and by expanding their program to include other health professionals.  Incorporate SEA-CEED activities into annual meetings.



Charleston Diabetes Coalition
PO Box 22078, Charleston, SC 29413
Contact: Carrie Whipper, Phone: (843) 266-5686
Website:
http://bcddc.groupsite.com/main/summary

Role: Continue to implement Wise Woman New Leaf Curriculum and develop Wise Man in coordination with 100 Black Men of Charleston.  The programs teach about healthy eating and physical activity and seeking appropriate screenings/care for adults. The group will examine youth activities beginning in 2009.


 

Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street
Room 816B, PO Box 250624, Charleston, SC 29425
Contact: Dr. Carolyn Jenkins, Phone (843) 792-4625 and Julie Benke-Bennett (843) 876-0968
http://www.musc.edu/diabetes

Role: Address health disparities related to diabetes prevention and control throughout the state.  Provide scientific guidance and review.  Include REACH US progress in annual report to Governor and SC Legislature.  Network with ADA for training programs.  Incorporate SEA-CEED activities into Annual Diabetes Symposium.


 

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO)
1145 Six Mile Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Contact: Jack Little, Phone: (843) 849-9220
Website: http://www.eccocharleston.org/

Role: Collaborate with Trident United Way 211 Help Line, SC DHEC and Communicare, to implement and explore funding for a Patient Navigator program focusing on accessing basic needs (housing, clothing, food and needed supplies) for diabetes for the uninsured that are unable to afford care, medications and supplies.


 

Franklin C. Fetter Family Health Centers, Inc
51 Nassau Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Contact: Ronald A. Ravenell, Phone: (843) 722-4112

Locations:

Downtown
51 Nassau Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 722-4112

Enterprise
2047 Comstock Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 308-2400
Hollywood
6326 Hollywood Drive
Hollywood, SC 29449
(843) 889-2272
Johns Island
3627 Maybank Highway
Johns Island, SC 29455
(843) 559-3676
North Charleston
3973 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 747-8755

Role: Provide ongoing diabetes, hypertension, and stroke educational activities.  Works collaboratively to improve care for people at risk with diabetes.


 
Georgetown Diabetes CORE Group
8189 Choppee Road, Georgetown, SC 29440
Contact: Mrs. Florene Linnen, Phone (843) 545-8723 ext. 114
Website: http://www.georgetowncountydiabetes.com/

Role: Coordinate all community-based activities in Georgetown County.  Teach methods for organizing, coordinating, and maintaining an active Coalition, in collaboration with MUSC REACH team and SC DHEC DPCP.


 
Greater St. Peters Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc. (Palmetto Diocese)
2062 Savage Road, Charleston, SC 29407
Contact: Elder Carl Grant, Phone (843) 571-7905

Role:  Further develop and integrate diabetes prevention and control programs into their ministries and work collaboratively to incorporate trainings for other faith-based groups throughout the tri-state region and nation.  Brings community screening, monitoring, and referral “train the trainer” programs to Legacy Projects.  Collaborate with SEA-CEED for dissemination of activities.  Network with SC, GA, and NC associated groups and national organization to develop and implement culturally relevant programs, disseminate activities and support Legacy Projects.


 
MUSC College of Nursing
99 Jonathan Lucas Street, Charleston, SC 29425
Contact: Dr. Carolyn Jenkins, Phone: 843-792-4625
http://www.musc.edu/nursing

Role: Provide programmatic coordination with administrative support for Coalitions, transfer of funds, accountability to CDC.  Coordinate REACH US Partner Coalition and Legacy Projects. Coordinate development of “Train the Trainer” models for health and community systems.  Coordinate program development and evaluation, training and dissemination activities.  Provide office and space for program.  Network with American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and American Diabetes Association (ADA) to disseminate activities, encourage advocacy and policy support for eliminating health disparities.  Along with students/faculty/youth from our community, and SC DHEC, develop and integrate diabetes prevention program, utilizing the National Diabetes Education Program tool box.  Continue to implement a “train the trainer” foot care education. 


 
MUSC Library, Charleston and Georgetown County Libraries
Contact: Dr. Carolyn Jenkins, Phone: 843-792-4625
Georgetown County Libraries Website: http://georgetowncountylibrary.sc.gov/
Charleston County Libraries Website: http://www.ccpl.org/
MUSC Library Website: http://www.library.musc.edu/

Role: Provide programmatic coordination with administrative support for Coalitions, transfer of funds, accountability to CDC.  Coordinate REACH US Partner Coalition and Legacy Projects. Coordinate development of “Train the Trainer” models for health and community systems. 


 
SC DHEC Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) and Epidemiology
2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Contact: Dr. Rhonda Hill (DPCP), Phone: (803) 545-4469
Website: http://www.scdhec.gov/health/chcdp/diabetes/

1777 Julian Place, Columbia, SC 29204
Contact: Khosrow Heidari (Epidemiology), Phone: (803) 545-4928

Role: Provide semi-annual training for coalitions and list serve activities and announcements related to diabetes and disparities.  Address health disparities related to diabetes prevention and control statewide.  Bring “Train the Trainer” programs for African American communities to CGDC and Legacy Projects.  Network with SEA-CEED to obtain and share data through tri-state health departments and Office of Research and Statistics, to assist with building community information systems.



SC DHEC Region 7
Contact: Lib Hinson, Phone: (843) 579-4535
Website: http://www.scdhec.gov/health/region7/

Role: Coordinate delivery of Diabetes Self-Management Support with College of Nursing. Facilitate attainment of ADA Recognized Program status.  Collaborate with community and neighborhood organizations for development of walking trails, training of community volunteers for physical activity and faith-based activities.  Coordinate the development of the Patient Navigator and Patient Assistance Programs.  Co-locate staff and provide consultation related to epidemiology and building community information system for data sharing.


 
St. James-Santee Family Health Centers Inc.
1189 Tibwin Rd., PO Box 608, McClellanville, SC 29458
Contact: Phone: (843) 887-3274
Website: http://www.stjamessanteefhc.com/

Role: Continue to implement and develop a “train the trainer” model for Diabetes at the Library Program and Hands on Health (currently in 5 libraries) and multi-media development.


 
Tri-County Black Nurses Association
PO Box 20816, Charleston, SC 29413
Contact: Phone: (843) 818-8807
Website: http://www.tricountyblacknurses.org/

Role: Bring community screening, monitoring, and referral programs.  Network with SC, GA, and NC associated groups and national organization to develop and implement culturally relevant programs, disseminate activities and support Legacy Projects.


 
Trident United Way
PO Box 63305, Charleston, SC 29419
Contact: Roxanne Solomon, Phone: (843) 740-9000
Website: http://www.tuw.org/

Role: Collaborate with REACH and CBOs to design the Community Information System.  House the Community Information System for local Coalitions in their Knowledge Information Management program and share data about use with SEA-CEED.  Work with organizations and health systems to link all people with “medical home.”  Integrate diabetes resources into their 211 HELP Line and share data about use.


 
 Charleston Trident Urban League
PO Box 20249, Charleston, SC 29413
Contact: Otha Meadows, Phone: (843) 965-4037
Website: http://www.ctul.org/

Role: Network with SC, GA, and NC associated groups and national organization to develop and implement culturally relevant programs, disseminate activities and support Legacy Projects.

 
 
 

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