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(1998-2010 listed under the name “El-Askari” )

Ellis, G. and Walton, S., “Building Partnership between Local Health Departments and Communities: Case Studies in Capacity Building and Cultural Humility,” in Community Organizing & Community Building for Health and Welfare, 3rd Edition, Minkler, M. editor, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, 2012.

El-Askari, G. A. et al, “The Healthy Neighborhoods Project: A Local Health Department’s Role in Catalyzing Community Development,” Health Education & Behavior, Vol. 25(2):146-159 (April 1998).

Ellis, G. A.; Reed, D. F.; and Scheider, H., “Mobilizing a Low Income African American Community Around Tobacco Control: A Force Field Analysis,” Health Education Quarterly, Vol. 22(4): 443-457 (November 1995).

Ellis, G. A.; Hobart, R. L.; and Reed, D. F., “Overcoming a Powerful Tobacco Lobby in Enacting Local Smoking Ordinances: The Contra Costa County Experience,” Journal of Public Health Policy, Vol. 17(1): 28-46, 1996.

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El-Askari, G., curriculum developer, “Infectious Disease Emergency Field Investigator Training,” STD and TB Control Branches, California Department of Health Services, forthcoming.

El-Askari, G., curriculum developer, “Field Epidemiology Basics: Training-of-Trainers,” UC Berkeley Center for Infectious Disease Preparedness, August 2005.

El-Askari, G., curriculum developer, “Bioterrorism Preparedness Training for Frontline Disease Investigators,” UC Berkeley Center for Infectious Disease Preparedness, August 2005.

El-Askari, G., curriculum developer, “Jobs and Health Training,” Sacramento Works for Better Health, September, 2004.

El-Askari, G., contributor, “Healthy Neighborhoods Project: Guide for Community-Building and Mobilizing Around Health,” Contra Costa Health Services, January 2005.

El-Askari, G., Walton, S., and Yen, I., “Work and Health Training Curriculum,” California Works for Better Health, 2001.

El-Askari, G. and Renner, R. , “Instructor’s Guide and Parent Training Handbook,” Parent Leadership Advocacy Network to Learn About Democracy (PLAN to LEAD), 20 week parent advocacy course. Sponsored by the California Partnership for Children, 2001.