Session: Environmental Health Policy Strategies Poster Session
3028.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Environmental Health Policy Strategies Poster Session
This Poster session will present an overview of several new public health policy issues including: reducing the burden of Mercury and dioxin exposure, Breast Cancer exposure and prevention issues, and policy changes necessary to build healthier communities. Strategies and policy issues for Asthma management, improving compliance with anti-smoking legislation and the prevention of foodborne illness also be presented in this session.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session Attendees will be able to: 1)Describe several new or re-emerging public health policy issues. 2)Identify strategies to impact public health policy on a variety of issues.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organizer(s):Susan West Marmagas, MPH
Board 1Moving on mercury: Political economies and public risks
Lin Nelson, PhD
Board 2Reducing dioxin risks
Martha E Harnly, MPH, Rick Kreutzer, MD
Board 3Science, Knowledge, and Environmental Causation of Breast Cancer
Phil Brown, PhD, Sabrina McCormick, MA, Brian Mayer, MA, Stephen Zavestoski, PhD, Rachel A. Morello-Frosch, PhD, MPH, Rebecca Gasior, BA, Pamela Webster, PhD
Board 4Staten Island breast cancer project: Occupation, length of residence and mortality risk
D. B. Gerstle, MS, MA, A. M. Levine, Ph D, Robert Christopher Silich, MD, Alan Benimoff, PhD, Frank Munger, JD PhD, Michelle J. Gerstle, MPH, CHES, Ann Lubrano, PhD, Michael Kress, PhD, Elena C. McCoy, PhD, W. G. Wallace, Ph D
Board 5Building healthy communities in environmental justice areas: Health communication solutions
Janine Margaret Legg, MBA
Board 6Incorporating Environmental Policy Change in Asthma Management
Diane R. Estrin, BS
Board 7Environmental enhancement of Connecticut’s foodborne outbreak system
Ruthanne Marcus, MPH, Tracy Weeks, MS, Linda Green, RS, Ann Andrews, RD, Patricia Mshar, MPH
Board 8Tracking Environmental Health of Minority Populations
Devon Payne-Sturges, DrPH, Gilbert C Gee, PhD
Board 9People power versus the power plants: Environmental justice efforts in Silicon Valley during the California energy crisis
Marian Morris, MPHc, Daniel P. Perales, DrPH MPH
Board 10Compliance with California smoke-free bar policy: Bartender-patron dynamics
Roland S. Moore, PhD, Juliet P. Lee, PhD
Organized by:Environment

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