5026.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Eliminating Health Disparities Through WIC

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks - Alice Lenihan, Moderator
8:35 AMAchieving Public Health's mission: WIC as a major player
Kim M.L. Wallace, RD, MBA
8:50 AMThe 1999 public health nutrition workforce
Barbara Keir, MA, RD
9:05 AMBarriers to retention in a large nutrition and food assistance program: A NYS WIC Program process evaluation
Mary Lou Woelfel, MA, Gene Shackman, PhD, Abdel Hamdan, PhD, Ann Marie Popp
9:20 AMBarriers affecting check usage in the NYS WIC Program
Eileen FitzPatrick, Ann Marie Popp, Victoria Lazariu-Bauer, Mary Lou Woelfel
9:35 AMClinic environment projects promote breastfeeding among WIC clinic staff
Amal J. Khoury, PhD, MPH, Agnes Hinton, RD, DrPH, Amal Mitra, MD, DrPH
9:50 AMDiscussion
Sponsor:Food and Nutrition
Cosponsors:Epidemiology; Social Work; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA