4238.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Methadone Maintenance Therapy: Policy and Practice

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Sandra Putnam, PhD
4:30 PMRacial Disparities in Methadone Dosage for Injection Drug Users
Harold Pollack, PhD
4:48 PMEngaging pregnant women in methadone maintenance treatment
Gloria J. Baciewicz, MD, Mary Ellen Ross, RNC, Theresa Caffery, RN, MS, NP, Kim M Hober, MSW, Thomas J McNanley, MD
5:06 PMMedical status and attitudes toward methadone treatment as predictors of treatment re-entry for MMTP drop-outs
Sherry Deren, PhD, Sung-Yeon Kang, PhD, Marjorie F. Goldstein, PhD
5:24 PMPAC and impact: Improving services through a Patient Advisory Committee(PAC) in an inner city methadone program
Ron Ingram, MSW, Donald Bentley, patient-advocate, Leonard Gill, patient-advocate
5:42 PMComparisons of mobile LAAM versus methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) among participants referred by a community needle exchange program (NEP)
Irene Kuo, MPH, Robert Brooner, PhD, David Vlahov, PhD, Brady Joseph, PhD, Carol Butler, Robert Schwartz, MD, Steffanie Strathdee, PhD
Sponsor:Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Cosponsors:Mental Health; Social Work

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA