Karen A. Hartfield

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I am particularly interested in addressing racial and ethnic disparties in health outcomes and access to services. Health education and communication programs provide opportunities to reach communities and individuals who lack access to information and services.
Lecturer, Health Services

Education

MPH   University of North Carolina, 1986   (Maternal and Child Health)
BA   Harvard University, 1982   (Psychology)

Contact Info

email:   karen.hartfield@kingcounty.gov

address:
Public Health - Seattle & King County
400 Yesler Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104

voice:   206-263-2023

About

Ms. Hartfield guest lectures in health behavior/health promotion courses in SBS. She is a HIV prevention planner for Public Health - Seattle & King County and has worked in HIV prevention, asthma prevention and family planning in public health settings for the past 20 years.


Research Interests

Effectiveness of health behavior/health promotion interventions

SciVal Experts Profile

Teaching   (Department of Health Services Courses)

Recent Publications



House PJ, Hartfield K, Nicola B, Bogan SL. The University of Washington's Community-Oriented Public Health Practice Program and Public Health-Seattle & King County Partnership. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 May-Jun;20(3):285-9. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000054.  PMID: 24667188
  

Thiede H, Duchin JS, Hartfield K, Fleming DW. Variability in Practices for Investigation, Prevention, and Control of Communicable Diseases Among Washington State's Local Health Jurisdictions. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2012 Nov;18(6):623-30.  PMID: 23023289
  

Alstead M, Campsmith M, Halley CS, Hartfield K, Goldbaum G, Wood RW. Developing, implementing, and evaluating a condom promotion program targeting sexually active adolescents. AIDS Educ Prev. 1999 Dec;11(6):497-512.  PMID: 10693646
 

Dawson C, Hartfield K. Developing a cost-effective media campaign addressing unprotected anal sex among gay men. AIDS Educ Prev. 1996 Aug;8(4):285-93.  PMID: 8874646
 

Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2013
Chair, capstone for Tiffany Sin
Opening doors into communities: An evaluation of a hybridized Promotora model for lead poisoning prevention

2012
Chair, capstone for Vanessa Barone
Fortaleza Latina Project: A fidelity assessment of a motivational interviewing intervention for increasing mammography screening rates

2011
Chair, capstone for Laila Saliba
Formative research on the feasibility of web-based communication in a school-based health center

2010
Chair, capstone for Kathryn Burk
The Expansion of the REACH Homeless Outreach and Case Management Program: A Program Implementation Evaluation