Session: Challenging Determinants of Preterm Birth
3294.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Challenging Determinants of Preterm Birth
Learning Objectives: At the close of the session participants will be able to: 1. Recognize the risk factors for preterm birth. 2. Describe the effect of medical interventions on preterm birth. 3. Describe the March of Dimes plan to address risk identification and risk reduction for preterm birth.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organizer(s):Marian F. MacDorman, PhD
Moderator(s):Michael J. Finnerty, MIM, MA
Howard J. Hoffman, MA
Marian F. MacDorman, PhD, Joyce A Martin, MPH, Martha Munson, MS
2:45 PMPreterm Birth and Medical Intervention - An Obstetrician's Perspective
George Saade, MD
3:00 PMAdvances in Neonatology Intensive Care: Incentives and Dilemmas in the Decision to Deliver Prematurely
Michael Malloy, MD, MS
3:15 PMA National Response - March of Dimes National Prematurity Campaign
Janis Biermann, MS
3:30 PMResources for Public Health Care Professionals
Joann Petrini, PhD, MPH
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

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