Session: Late Breaking Developments in Public Health
3008.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Late Breaking Developments in Public Health
This session, organized and moderated by two past presidents of APHA, will feature updates and analyses of several latebreaking developments in public health.
Learning Objectives: By the end of the session, attendees will be able to describe several of the latest developments in public health and what actions public health professionals can take to prevent disease and injury and promote health in light of these developments.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Panelist(s):GA Mensah
Sr. Rosemary Donley, RN, PhD, C-ANP
Vincent Iacopino, MD
Barbara DeBuono, MD, MPH
Moderator(s):Carol Easley Allen, PhD RN
Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH
8:30 AMPublic health aspects of the new federal guidelines on hypertension, George Mensah, MD
8:45 AMSARS: The experience in Toronto, David Butler-Jones, MD, MPH
9:00 AMBioterrorism preparedness: Current challenges, TBD
9:15 AMThe public health implications of state and municipal budget deficits, Sister Rosemary Donley, RN, PhD, C-ANP, FAAN
9:30 AMAftermath of the war in Iraq, Vincent Iacopino, MD, PhD
9:45 AMClear Health Communication: A solution to low health literacy, Barbara DeBuono, MD, MPH
Organized by:APHA
CE Credits:Pharmacy

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