4072.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Environmental health risk communication and research

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Barbara E. Giloth, DrPh, CHES
8:30 AMChildren's environmental health in the home: Findings from an assessment of rural parents of young children
Jane D. Trowbridge, RN, MPH, CHES, Cam Escoffery, MPH, CHES, Misha N. Kilpatrick, BS, Kathleem R. Miner, PhD, MPH, CHES
8:45 AMUsing formative research in the risk communication process: Reseults from Massachusetts
James Hyde, MA, SM, William DeJong, PhD
9:00 AMConsumer Confidence Reports (CCRs):What, Why and the Goals of Policy Makers
John Gregoire, MA, RS
9:15 AMImproving Risk Communication Plain Language Communication for Presenting Critical Health Information
Rima Rudd, MSPH, ScD, Kimberly Kaphingst, ScM
9:30 AMConsequences of divergent perceptions of environmental health risks: A case study
William A. Oleckno, MPH, HSD
Sponsor:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Cosponsors:Black Caucus of Health Workers; Environment; Epidemiology

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA