Medical Care

NOTE: Sessions listed in italics have been organized by another section, SPIG, or caucus but are endorsed by Medical Care.

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Monday, November 17, 2003

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Mon
3017.0International responses to homelessness (Oral)
3024.0Transforming Communities through Popular Education (Oral)
3027.0Children's Environmental Health & Vulnerable Populations Poster Session - Childhood Lead Poisoning (Poster)
3036.0Addressing Type 2 Diabetes In The U.S. Population (Oral)
3037.0Nutrition and Physical Activity Promotion in the Faith Community (Oral)
3038.0Clinical Issues in Aging (Poster)
3039.0Current Issues in Health and Health Care for Older Adults (Poster)
3040.0Hot Topics in Aging and Health (Poster)
3041.0Innovations for Older Adults' Health and Well-being (Poster)
3042.0Innovations in Long-term Care (Poster)
3043.0Quality of Life in the Later Years (Poster)
3059.0Adolescent Health: Behavior Change, Health Risk Attitudes and Risky Behavior (Oral)
3060.0Hospital Support for Breastfeeding and Associated Outcomes (Oral)
3061.0Health Services Research Findings in Maternal and Child Health (Oral)
3062.0Infant & Child Health: Fetal alcohol syndrome diagnosis and epidemiology (Oral)
3063.0Health Care Management Issues (Health Services Research Contributed Papers #1) (Oral)
3064.0Ethnic and Racial Disparities Contributed Papers: Patient-Provider Relationship and Communication (Oral)
3077.0Women: Things that Make Us Worry (Oral)
3085.0Public Health: Politics, Ethics and Activism (Oral)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Mon
3094.0Body, Mind and Spirit in Public Health - Part I (Oral)
3114.0Community Health Workers as Activists: Meeting the Needs of the Community (Oral)
3116.0Terrorism - Planning for Potential Contamination Threats (Oral)
3117.0Children’s Environmental Health & Vulnerable Populations - Disproportional Affected Communities (Oral)
3118.0Environmental Health & Policy - Building the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network Through Effective Partnerships (Oral)
3121.0Highlighting California Activities in Foods and Nutrition (Oral)
3122.0Innovative Partnerships In Health Promotion & Disease Prevention For Older Adults (Panel Discussion)
3123.0One Year After Implementation of a Nursing Home Consumer Information System: What is the Impact? (Oral)
3127.0National Legislative and Regulatory Update on Issues Affecting Safety Net Providers (Panel Discussion)
3127.1Health Disparities in the Golden State: Findings from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey (Oral)
3130.0ICEHS Special Session: Case Studies in Translating Research into Practice in Injury Control (Oral)
3136.0Financing Family Friendly Systems for CSHCN (Oral)
3137.0Home Visiting Programs: Evaluations and Innovative Interventions (Oral)
3138.0Research on High Risk Birth Outcomes and SIDS/Infant Mortality (Oral)
3140.0Access to Essential Medicines: Why can't we find a way to provide AIDS drugs to countries in the developing world? (Drug Policy and Pharmacy Services Committee Solicited Session) (Oral)
3154.0Universal Health Care as the Civil Rights Struggle of the 21st Century (Oral)
3155.0Immigrant California: Inequality and Public Health in Historical Perspective (Oral)
3156.0Tracking Healthy People 2010 (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Mon
3163.0Body, Mind and Spirit in Public Health - Part II (Oral)
3173.0Addressing Chronic Homelessness: The Implications of Federal Policy on Housing and Services (Oral)
3181.0Spotlight on Local Community Health Worker Programs (Oral)
3200.0Achieving universal healthcare: What are the states doing? (Oral)
3214.0Suddent Infant Death and Infant Mortality (Poster)
3215.0Topics in Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (Poster)
3216.0Quality Improvement Comes of Age (Quality Improvement Contributed Papers #1) (Oral)
3217.0Population Density, Workforce, and Service Characteristics and Needs as Determinants of Rural Healthcare Delivery (Oral)
3218.0P. Ellen Parsons Memorial Session: Globalization and Health (Oral)
3219.0Health and Income: Determinants and Effects of Disparities (Health Economics Contributed Papers #1) (Oral)
3225.0War and Public Health (Oral)
3243.0Impact of Welfare Reform on Families and Children (Oral)
3244.0Drug Pushers: How Big PhRMA is Hazardous to Women's Health (Oral)
3245.0Multi-level Analysis of Racial Disparities in Preterm Birth Rates and Individual and Neighborhood Characteristics (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Mon
3254.0Public Health Considerations for Acupuncture in the US (Oral)
3262.0Housing and Services for People Who are Homeless (Oral)
3267.0Youth as Community Health Workers (Oral)
3270.0Children’s Environmental Health & Vulnerable Populations - Improve the Quality of Asthma Care – Stressing Environmental Management of Asthma (Oral)
3271.0Environmental Public Health Infrastructure - Challenges and Opportunities (Oral)
3272.0Built Environment Institute V. Interactive roundtable discussions on the impact of urban sprawl, neighborhood design, and land use on the public's health (Roundtable)
3276.0Improving Nutrition and Physical Activity Interventions Through Community-based Participatory Research (Oral)
3278.0Medicare reform and prescription drugs (Panel Discussion)
3282.0Creative Advocacy Strategies For Increasing Public Support For Safety Net Providers (Oral)
3291.0Nutrition and Environmental Factors in Maternal and Child Health (Oral)
3292.0Violence Prevention in Families and Communities: identification and treatment of victims of violence (Oral)
3293.0Infant and Child Health: Birth Defects and newborn screening (Oral)
3294.0Challenging Determinants of Preterm Birth (Oral)
3295.0The History of Immigration Policy: At Home and Abroad (Oral)
3296.0Strategies for Addressing the Urban Asthma Crisis (Urban Health Contributed Papers) (Oral)
3297.0Social Science Perspectives on Managing Chronic Disease (Oral)
3298.0Screening and Satisfaction Assessment in Womens' Health (Womens' Health Contributed Papers) (Oral)
3306.0Violence as a Public Health Issue (Oral)
3312.0Medical Malpractice, Quality, and National Health Care Reform (Oral)
3313.0Social Justice & Public Health: Data Needs and Data Privacy (Oral)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Mon
3328.0Alternative Therapies in Women's Health (Oral)
3345.1Built Environment Institute IV. Characterizing the impact of the indoor built environment on human health (Oral)
3346.0Preventing Overweight and Obesity: Policy and Environmental Approaches (Oral)
3349.0Impact of State and Federal Budget Deficits on State Medicaid and SCHIP Programs (Oral)
3354.0The Nursing Shortage: Prescriptions for Safety (Oral)
3361.0Walk in My Shoes: A Health Access Simulation (Oral)
3362.0Why Does the US Healthcare System Cost So Much? - Update on Health Services Research (Oral)
3369.0Terrorism and Public Health (Oral)
3382.0The Politics of War & Health: Linking Social Justice & Public Health--History, Data, and Pedagogy (Oral)
3383.0Classification Issues in Public Health Policy (Oral)
8:30 PM-10:00 PM Mon
3391.0Women's Issues in Nutrition and Physical Activity: A Cross-cultural Point of View (Oral)
3397.0Infant & Child Health: Fetal alcohol syndrome surveillance (Oral)
3398.0Viseltear Award (Honoring Howard Markel) and Evening With... Dorothy P. Rice (Health Care Crises: Past, Present, and Future) (Oral)

Tuesday, November 18, 2003

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Tue
4014.0Utilization and Prevalence of Alternative Therapies (Oral)
4020.0Design and Evaluation of Interventions for Homeless Families (Oral)
4027.0Issues of Importance to Community Health Workers (Poster)
4028.0The Unique Role of Community Health Workers (Poster)
4031.0Social Determinants of Health - How local Environments Affect biological, psychological and social health (Oral)
4033.0Children's Environmental Health - Healthy School Environments: From Policy to Action (Oral)
4038.0Determinants and Barriers to Health Behavior Change (Oral)
4039.0Crisis of Growing Old: Limitations to Physical Functioning, Isolation, and Depression in Sedentary America (Oral)
4040.0The Environment and Aging: Developing EPA’s National Agenda (Oral)
4052.0Evidence Based Practices in Maternity Care That Foster Patient-Provider Communication and Trust (Oral)
4053.0Innovations in International Maternal Care and Program Evaluation (Oral)
4054.0The National Birth Defects Prevention Study (Oral)
4055.0Policy and Financing Research on Child Health (Oral)
4056.0Medical Care Section Poster Session #1 (Poster)
4057.0Medical Care Section Poster Session #2 (Poster)
4058.0Medical Care Section Poster Session #3 (Poster)
4059.0Medical Care Section Poster Session #4 (Poster)
4070.0Violence and Its Impact on Health: An International Public Health Problem (Oral)
4076.0Topics in Women's Health (Poster)
4085.0Teaching Activism for Public Health (Oral)
4086.0Health Services Research and Clinical Methods and Education (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Tue
4107.0Introduction to and Considerations in Complementary and Alternative Therapies (CAM) (Poster)
4107.1LATEBREAKER on Naturopathic Doctors (ND's) Licensed in California - Research (Oral)
4114.0Research Involving Homeless Youth (Oral)
4128.0Built Environment Institute I. Health by Design: A public health framework (Oral)
4130.0Environmental Health and Policy: Precautionary Principle in action -- Strategies that protect public health (Oral)
4130.1Social Determinants of Health - Role of Behavioral and Social Factors in Exposures to Environmental Hazards in the Home (Oral)
4135.02003 Reauthorization of WIC and Child Nutrition Programs: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going (Oral)
4136.0The Long-term Care Continuum: Informal and Formal Care for Elders (Oral)
4137.0Enhancing Sustainability and Dissemination of Innovative Community Programs for Older Adults: Research, Programmatic, and Policy Perspectives (Oral)
4154.0Medical Care Section Student Paper Award Session (Oral)
4155.0Emerging Problems in Jail and Prison Health: Infection and Aging (Jail and Prison Health Contributed Papers) (Oral)
4156.0Patient and provider agreement - A basis for quality improvement (Quality Improvement Contributed Papers #2) (Oral)
4157.0Poverty Does Matter - The Social Determinants of Health (Medical Care Section Solicited Session #2) (Oral)
4161.0Structural Violence and The Culture of Fear (Oral)
4171.0The Politics of Food: The American Diet and Food Safety (Oral)
4172.0Social Justice & Public Health: Student Posters (Poster)
4173.0Spatial Anaysis and Mapping - Data Mining - Report Cards (Poster)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Tue
4181.0Alternative Therapies from Around the World (Oral)
4182.0Shaping the Health of a New Generation of Older Adults (Oral)
4188.0Health Needs and Service Use Among Homeless People (Oral)
4194.0Built Environment Institute II. Diagnosis and Treatment: Measuring and modeling the impact of the built environment on the public’s health (Oral)
4196.0Environmental Health and Policy: The politics of science (Oral)
4201.0Innovative Community Programs Related to Overweight and Obesity (Oral)
4202.0Nutrition Assessment and Surveillance: Guiding Research and Program Development (Oral)
4203.0Preventing Falls: Saving Lives, Saving Dollars (Oral)
4204.0Health Provider/Older Adults Communication Issues (Oral)
4216.0The Social Costs of Large Retailers' (and Other Large Employers) Health Care Practices (Oral)
4219.0Bills and ballots: Lessons on the road to universal coverage (Medical Care Section Solicited Session #1) (Oral)
4220.0Medication Safety: Drug Policy and Pharmacy Services Contributed Papers #1 (Oral)
4221.0Access to Health Insurance (Health Services Research Contributed Papers #2) (Oral)
4237.0Globalization, Health and Liberation Medicine (Oral)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Tue
4245.0The North American Naturopathic Medical Research Agenda: Queries from the Heart of the Medicine (Panel Discussion)
4258.0Built Environment Institute III. Identifying successes and challenges toward healthy community design and sustainable growth from multiple perspectives – Policy, Politics, Research, Planning and Development (Oral)
4259.0Social Determinants of Health - Sound Science for Sale? Industry Influence over Research, Risk Assessment and Regulation of Tobacco, Food and Toxic Chemicals (Oral)
4260.0Environmental Health & Policy - Health Care Without Harm: Environmental health considerations drive change in California's health care industry (Oral)
4260.2Infrastructure Development: Strategies for Incorporating Environmental Health into Health Care (Oral)
4266.0Spotlight on Child Nutrition (Oral)
4267.0Self-care and Healthy Behaviors among Older Adults (Roundtable)
4268.0Diversity over the Life Course: Race, Ethnicity, and Aging (Oral)
4269.0Planning for and Caring during the End of Life (Oral)
4273.0Bay Area Community Organizing for Health Justice (Oral)
4284.0Adolescent Health Issues (Poster)
4286.0Topics in MCH Nutrition and Breastfeeding (Poster)
4287.0Children With Special Health Care Needs (Poster)
4289.0Systems to Improve Maternal and Child Health (Poster)
4290.0Avedis Donabedian Award Session - Honoring Don Rucker, Ph.D. (Improving Quality Improvement in Health Care: Foundations and Frontiers) (Oral)
4291.0Ethnic and Racial Disparities Contributed Papers: Empiric Studies (Oral)
4292.0Lessons in Health Care Reform from Abroad (Medical Care Section Solicited Session #3) (Oral)
4303.0Child and School Health (Poster)
4305.0Impact of Youth Assets on Risk Behaviors (Oral)
4320.0For-Profit Health Care: Does Corporate Care Breed Corporate Crime? (Oral)

Wednesday, November 19, 2003

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Wed
5010.0Characteristics and Service Needs of Homeless People (Poster)
5012.0Strategies for Reaching Refugee and Immigrant Populations (Oral)
5017.0From Rural to Urban: Community Health Workers Working with Diverse Populations (Oral)
5023.0Spotlight on Local Environmental Health Issues (Oral)
5023.1Children’s Environmental Health & Vulnerable populations - Reducing Children’s Environmental exposures to lead and other Contaminants (Poster)
5023.2Social Determinants of Health - Effects of Social Factors on Environmental Health (Poster)
5028.0Portion Size: Linking Obesity, Consumer Attitudes and Policy Opportunities (Oral)
5029.0International/Population Aging Issues (Oral)
5030.0Health Promotion and Healthy Aging (Oral)
5031.0Issues with Older Drivers (Oral)
5031.1Health Promotion for Older Adults (Poster)
5049.0The Challenges of Children with Asthma (Poster)
5050.0Violence Prevention in Families and Communities (Poster)
5051.0Women's Health Issues (Poster)
5052.0Child Care:Developing Systems for Health Consultation and Early Identification of Children with Challenging Behaviors (Oral)
5053.0Interventions that Make a Difference: Innovative Programs to Improve Pregnancy Outcomes (Oral)
5054.0Financing the provision of pharmaceuticals: Drug Policy and Pharmacy Services Contributed Papers #2 (Oral)
5055.0Is the Level of U.S. Spending on Medical Care Appropriate? (Medical Care Section Solicited Session #4) (Oral)
5056.0Delivering Quality Health Care in Rural America (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Wed
5090.0Community Health Workers Addressing Health Disparities in their Communities (Oral)
5094.0Children's Environmental Health & Vulnerable Populations - Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Identifying Exposure Sources and Developing Risk Reduction Interventions (Oral)
5099.0Nutrition and Physical Activity Research: Toward the Prevention of Overweight and Obesity (Oral)
5100.0Health Policy and Aging (Oral)
5101.0Health Promotion and Healthy Aging II (Oral)
5111.0Less Burnout and Dissatisfaction: Improving the Work Environment for Nurses (Oral)
5114.0Breastfeeding: Definitions, Policies and Patterns (Oral)
5115.0Programs to Reduce Health Disparities and Infant Mortality (Oral)
5116.0Cuts and Bruises or Major Trauma: Impact of Federal and State Medicaid Changes on Women, Children and Youth (Oral)
5117.0Labour Supply Responses to a Changing Health Care Environment (Health Economics Contributed Papers #2) (Oral)
5118.0Medical Care Section Committees Roundtable Session (Roundtable)
5119.0Findings from the National Healthcare Disparities Report (Medical Care Section Solicited Session #5) (Oral)
5125.0Epidemiology of War (Oral)
5127.0Addressing Reproductive and Child Health in the African American Community in Los Angeles: Strategies and Lessons Learned from the Healthy African American Families (HAAF) Project (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Wed
5147.0Innovative Evaluation Strategies for Community Health Worker Programs; A Skills Building Session (Oral)
5155.0Future Directions in Public Health Nutrition (Oral)
5156.0Models of Community-based Care: Keeping Elders in their Homes (Oral)
5157.0Aging with Mental and Emotional Vitality (Oral)
5169.0Racial Disparities in Maternal and Child Health (Oral)
5170.0Using Data to Improve Systems of Care Children with Special Health Care Needs: (Oral)
5171.0Child and Adolescent Health (Health Services Research Contributed Papers #3) (Oral)
5172.0Jail and Prison Health Solicited Session (Oral)
5183.0Correlates of Physical Activity in Women (Oral)

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA