Session: Children’s Environmental Health & Vulnerable Populations - Poster Session
5020.0: Wednesday, November 19, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Children’s Environmental Health & Vulnerable Populations - Poster Session
This poster session includes papers concerning the impact of the environment on the health of children. Posters cover issues the include safe water, asthma, indoor air quality, and fire safety.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to understand: 1.the impact environmental factors on the health of children; 2. relationships between air and water quality and specific illnesses; and 3. environmental influences on children's health-related behaviors.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organizer(s):Laureen Burton
Wendy J. Blumenthal, MPH
Rebecca Love
Kevin McNally, MBA
Robyn Gilden, RN, MS
Kevin Delaney, MPH
Board 1An Examination of the Relationship between Methemoglobinemia, MHG and Diarrheal Disease, as Illuminated by Current Research Case Studies
Catherine L. Zeman, PhD
Board 2Children and exposure to hazardous substances—1996 through 2001
Kirsten P. Ernst, MSN, MPH, Shannon Rossiter, MPH, Wendy E. Kaye, PhD
Board 3Catching your breath: State strategies to reduce environmental factors that contribute to asthma in children
Henry Anderson, MD, Daniel Luttinger, PhD MBA, Claire H. Prince, JD, MSEL, Kristin J. Ryan, MS, Monty Elder, MS, REHP, William A. Vance, PhD, Lynn Schuster, RN BSN MSN, Jean Woodward, Amy D. Kyle, PhD MPH, A. Christine Eppstein, LLB LLM, Patricia I. Elliott, JD MPH, Rebecca L. Smullin, MPH
Board 4Asthma safe kids
Tine Hansen-Turton, MGA, Nancy L. Rothman, EdD, RN
Board 5Environmental triggers of asthma on school children in Decatur, Illinois
Sharron E. LaFollette, PhD
Board 6Protecting Our Youth; An Indoor Air Quality Assessment Of Daycares In Polk County
Brian C Hobbs, BS, RS
Board 7Effective outreach on reducing children's exposure to secondhand smoke
Sheila Brown
Board 8Tobacco and the child's environment: Social and physical environmental influences on children's tobacco use intentions
Sharon P. Brown, PhD(c), MN, MPH
Board 9Evaluating grade school students’ learning of environmental safety: A public health study using the Fire Safety House
Jim Carlisle, Adenike Bitto, MD, DrPH, MPH, CHES
Board 10Reducing the Cost and Burden of Collecting Biological and Environmental Specimens in Exposure Studies of Children
Linda Dimitropoulos, PhD, James Raymer, PhD, Jerry Rench, PhD, Michelle Spruill
Organized by:Environment
Endorsed by:Epidemiology; Latino Caucus; Maternal and Child Health

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