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The Henry Horner Pediatric Asthma Program*

Claudia Baier, MPH; Evalyn N. Grant, MD; Steven R. Daugherty, PhD; Edward J. Eckenfels
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*From the Department of Preventive Medicine (Ms. Baier and Mr. Eckenfels), Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL; and the Department of Immunology/Microbiology (Dr. Grant), and the Center for Health Services Research, Rush Primary Care Institute (Dr. Daugherty), Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL.

Correspondence to: Claudia Baier, MPH, Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush Medical College, 1700 W. VanBuren St., Suite, 460, Chicago, IL 60612; e-mail: claudia_Baier@rush.edu



Chest. 1999;116(suppl_2):204S-206S. doi:10.1378/chest.116.suppl_2.204S
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T he Henry Horner Pediatric Asthma Program (HHPAP) is a community-based initiative that both serves the interests of the Henry Horner community and fulfills the service and educational mission of Rush Medical College of Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. Using community health workers recruited from the target neighborhood, HHPAP has been providing free asthma education and case-management services since February 1994 to families who have children with asthma. It is funded by the Northern Trust Company and Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, with office space donated by the Chicago Housing Authority.


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