Session: Outstanding Student Papers in Maternal and Child Health
3139.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Outstanding Student Papers in Maternal and Child Health
The purpose of this session is to showcase outstanding work regarding maternal and child health submitted by students in related fields. The session covers a broad range of topics within the field of MCH. This second annual student session for the Maternal and Child Health Section is designed to promote academic contributions and achievement in maternal and child health among graduate students. See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organizer(s):Thomas Vallin, MPH
Moderator(s):Jonathan Kotch, MD, MPH
10:30 AMHow do adolescents make decisions regarding sexual activity and safer sex?
Tricia M. Michels, MPH, Rhonda Kropp, BSc BSN MPH, Bonnie L. Halpern-Felsher, PhD
10:45 AMIncreasing Breastfeeding Duration Among Low-Income Women: The Success of the In-Home Breastfeeding Support Program
Deborah L. Dee, MPH
11:00 AMPerinatal depression screening practices among OB/GYN attending physicians and residents
Lee Chaix McDonough, MSW, MSPH, Cynthia H. Cassell, MA
11:15 AMGrowth retardation and risk of stillbirth in subsequent pregnancy
Pamela Jean Surkan, MS, Olaf Stephansson, MD, PhD, Paul W Dickman, PhD, Sven Cnattingius, MD, PhD
11:30 AMIdentifying Multiple Gestation Groups Using State-Level Birth and Fetal Death Certificate Data
Jane Lazar, Milton Kotelchuck, Mary K Barger, CNM, MPH, Angela Nannini, FNP, PhD
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:Public Health Student Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

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