4320.0: Tuesday, October 23, 2001: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Poster Session

Preventing and Managing Diseases in Schools

Presenters will describe the outcomes of major efforts to prevent and control disease outbreaks in school facilities and on school grounds.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Determine which approaches to disease prevention and control work best with children and adolescents occupying the school physical plant.
Organizer(s):James F. Bogden, MPH
Board 1Building better bones osteoporosis prevention program
Shirley Strembel, MS, RD
Board 2Dietary and Physical Activity Trends in South Carolina Adolescents
Hylan D Shoob, MSPH, PhD, Roger G Sargent, PhD, J Wanzer Drane, PhD, Keith J Zulig, MSPH
Board 3Elementary school children can learn better asthma management
Tim Conlin, MS, RRT, Vickie Dacey, MS, Mark Smith, MS, Robert Lubitz, MD, MPH, FACP
Board 4Potential implications of school-based handwashing interventions on student absenteeism: A review of the problem and current literature
Erica L. Odom, BS, David DeLozier, MPH, Doryn Chervin, PhD, Amy Chadwick, MA, Julia Y. Smith, MPH
Board 5Public school survey of tuberculosis infection risk
Katherine Hsu, MD, Denise O'Connor, RN, MS, John Bernardo, MD, Karen Hacker, MDMPH
Board 6Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), An Emerging Public Health Problem in School Children
Ximena Urrutia-Rojas, RN, DrPH, John A Menchaca, MD, Naveed Ahmad, MD, Rosa Rosario-Rosado, MS, Manuel Bayona, MD, PhD
Board 7Targeting youth in heart health awareness: a community/school-based project
Robyn L. Anderson, PhD MPH
Board 8Diabetes Education of School Personnel: A Systematic Review of Literature
Phyllis J Messina, MPH, Susan L Norris, MD, MPH
Board 9Knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents: A ten-year study
Patti A. Murphey, MAE, Stephen Nagy, PhD
Sponsor:School Health Education and Services
Cosponsors:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; HIV/AIDS; Public Health Nursing
CE Credits:CME, Pharmacy, Social Work

The 129th Annual Meeting of APHA