4206.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Risk Assessment and Risk Reduction among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations

This session will investigate methods for assessing risk and designing interventions for different LGBT populations, including youth, minorities, and college age students. The various presentations will focus on HIV prevention and hepatitis prevention and disparities in service utilization among these populations
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Mark Friedman, MPA, MSW
Organizer(s):John Blake West, EdD
2:30 PMDifferences in sexual risk behaviors among college students with same-sex and opposite-sex experiences: Results from a national survey
Marla Eisenberg, MPH, MSc, Henry Wechsler, PhD
2:44 PMUsing an action research approach to reduce risk among sexual minority youth
Donna Owens, BA, Monica Brase, MPH, Kaleitha Wiley, MPH
2:58 PMDisparities in public health service utilization and need of HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM): Statewide survey results
Carol-Lynne O'Neil, RN, MS, CNS, John Brion, RN, MS
3:12 PMFree Zone: A community building model of HIV prevention for young adolescent gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning males
Shivaun M. Nestor, Mazdak Mazarei
3:26 PMHepatitis B vaccination among MSM: An internet survey
Scott D. Rhodes, MPH, CHES, Ralph J. DiClemente, PhD, Leland J. Yee, MPH, Kenneth C. Hergenrather, MRC, MSEd
3:40 PMTrust us, yellow is not your color: Drag queens respond to hepatitis
Anthony Braswell, MBA, MPH, Christopher Parsons
Sponsor:Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers
Cosponsors:Environment; Epidemiology; HIV/AIDS SPIG; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA