3199.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Poster Session: Health Status and Disparities Affecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities

This Poster Session includes nine poster presentations ranging from lesbian health topics, discrimination, gay men's perception of body image, and other issues
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Organizer(s):John Blake West, EdD
Board 0Private health insurance coverage of HIV medications
Robert J. Buchanan, PhD, Scott R. Smith, PhD, Bonnie J. Chakravorty, PhD
Board 1The process of establishing the Lesbian Health Foundation
Noelle T. Blick, MPH(c)
Board 2Body dissatisfaction and steroid use in gay men
Kevin T. Roe, MPH(c)
Board 3Lesbians' risk for breast cancer: Is it one in three?
Toni King, RN, BS, Stephanie A. Roberts, MD, Suzanne L. Dibble, DNSc
Board 4Achieving parity, inclusion, and representation without losing yourself in the process
A. Toni Young
Board 5Discrimination against transgendered people: A socio-environmental precursor for HIV infection
Debra L. Howell, MPH(c), John Blake West, EdD, MPH(c), Viva Delgado, MPH(c), Gregory R. Rojas, MPH(c), Laura G. Thomas, MPH, Beverly J. Ovrebo, DrPH, MPH
Board 6Important health care issues for lesbian and bisexual women
L. Yvonne Stevenson, MS, Troy Suarez, PhD, Steven D. Pinkerton, PhD, Jeffrey A. Kelly, PhD
Board 7Perceptions of risk for breast and cervical cancer among lesbians: The disparity of knowledge and health care
Sandra L. Lynne, CNM, MSN, Lisa Kane Low, CNM, PhD(c)
Board 8Using and creating internet resources to access lesbian and bisexual survey participants
T. Hope McGonigle
Board 9Using sexual identity versus behavior among lesbian and bisexual women to assess health status
Nina Markovic, PhD, D J Aaron, PhD, M E Danielson, PhD, N L Schmidt, MS
Sponsor:Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers
Cosponsors:Environment; Epidemiology; HIV/AIDS SPIG; Social Work; Spirit of 1848 Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA