Session: Health Needs and Service Use Among Homeless People
4188.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Health Needs and Service Use Among Homeless People
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Nan McBride
2:30 PMHepatitis C among homeless adults in Los Angeles
Lillian Gelberg, MD, MSPH, Marjorie Robertson, PhD, Lisa Arangua, MPP, Ronald M. Andersen, PhD, Barbara Leake, PhD, Hal Morgenstern, PhD
2:45 PMAbscesses and cellulitis common among injection drug users attending needle exchange
Kristen C. Ochoa, MSIII, Terry L. Hair, PharmD, MPH, Keith G. Heinzerling, MD, Justeen Hyde, PhD
3:00 PMFamilies in motels: Demographics, health status and barriers to care faced by homeless families placed in motels
Stacy Elizabeth Swain, MPH, James J. O'Connell, MD, Carolyn Silk, NP, MPH, Barry Bock, RN
3:15 PMSubsidies among the urban poor: The subsidized are more likely to use health services, more likely to be sheltered and less likely to inject drugs
Elise Riley, PhD, David Bangsberg, MD, Richard Clark, MPH, Sandra Monk, BA, Andrew R Moss, PhD
Organized by:Caucus on Homelessness
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; HIV/AIDS; Health Equity and Public Hospitals Caucus; Medical Care; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Social Work; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

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