Session: Updating Health Promotion and Disease Prevention to Meet the Needs of Today's Health and Social Challenges
4024.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Updating Health Promotion and Disease Prevention to Meet the Needs of Today's Health and Social Challenges
Posters will display methods for tailoring and assessment of cancer screening guidelines, the high incidence of childhood mortality linked to injuries and creative use of tobacco tax monies.
Learning Objectives: Posters will present: 1)how to use tobacco tax funds to impove health; 2)the link between home computer use and health stauts and possibilites for health interventions; and 3)tailoring and assessment of cancer screening guidelines.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Board 1Breast Cancer Coordinating Council of Marin County (BCCC)
Xania Robinson, MA, Kathy Koblick
Board 2Indepth community assessment of local resources for persons with cancer and their families
Julia A. Bucher, RN, PhD, Alacey Berumen, RN, MNM, Kathleen Wall, MSW
Board 3Tailoring colon cancer screening guidelines: A role for the local health department?
G. Ethan Feldman, MD, MPH, MBA, MHA
Board 4Creative funding in difficult times; Utilizing tobacco tax funds for injury prevention
Jamie McDonald, MPH, CHES, Alyce Mastrianni
Board 5Eliminating tobacco company sponsorship of rodeos: Partnerships in policy development and media campaigns in California, Oregon and Montana
Andrea Craig Dodge, MPH, MSW, Pam C. Wilson, BS, Patricia G. Nichols, MA
Board 6Regional Asthma Management and Prevention Initiative: A successful model for addressing health disparities
Anne Kelsey, MPH
Board 7Perspectives on using a coalition-based approach to suicide prevention
Swapnil Maniar, MPH, Ramya Sundararaman, MD, MPH, Diane DeAngelis, MA, Cindy Rodgers, MSPH
Board 8Shingletown Highway 44 Safety Project: A partnership approach to promoting safer driving
Adele Amodeo, MPH, Donna Heppner
Board 9Using information from discussion groups to design community-based genetic education programs
Diana S. Catz, PhD, MPH, Jonathan N. Tobin, PhD, Michele Puryear, MD, PhD, Penny Kyler, Nancy Green, MD, Ann Umemoto, Jennifer Cernoch, PhD, Nancye Buelow, Fredericka Wolman, MD, MPH
Withdrawn -- Does universal home visiting help postpartum women and newborn infants?
Wendy Sword, RN, PhD, Susan Watt, DSW, RSW, Paul Krueger, PhD
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Chiropractic Health Care; Public Health Education and Health Promotion

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