5200.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Priority Concerns in Lesbian Health

This session, which consists of six presentations, will focus on a range of health care topics relevant to lesbian and bisexual women, including behaviors and attitudes, health conditions, health service delivery and access to care, disability, and other issues. These presentations will address numerous priority health concerns among women who represent different demographics and characteristics
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Joyce Hunter, DSW
Organizer(s):John Blake West, EdD
2:30 PMAfrican-American lesbians: Access to health care
Linda McGehee, PhD, RN, Mary Anne Adams
2:44 PMAge of self-identification as lesbian and the impact on health behaviors
Deborah J. Aaron, PhD, Nina Markovic, PhD, Michelle E. Danielson, PhD
2:58 PMImpact of disability on health care experiences of lesbians
Sarita L. Karon, PhD
3:12 PMMenopausal characteristics of lesbian and bisexual women: The ESTHER project
Michelle E. Danielson, PhD, Deborah J. Aaron, PhD, Nina Markovic, PhD, Nancy J. Schmidt, Janine E. Janosky, PhD
3:26 PMAttitudes toward HRT and hysterectomy: Comparison of lesbians with a community sample of minority women
Adriana C. Linares, MD, MPH, Kimberly Phillips, BS, MPH, Jan Y. Groff, MD, MSPH, PhD
3:40 PMThe effect of sexual orientation on multiple dimensions of health: A population-based study of women
Allison Diamant, MD, MSHS, Cheryl Wold, MPH, Karen Spritzer, BA, Lillian Gelberg, MD, MSPH
Sponsor:Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers
Cosponsors:Disability Forum; HIV/AIDS SPIG; Latino Caucus; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA