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Session: Food Insecurity: Access, Federal Food Program Participation and Health
4203.0: Tuesday, November 9, 2004: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Food Insecurity: Access, Federal Food Program Participation and Health
Food insecurity, not having access to nutritionally adequate and safe foods, puts populations at risk for health consequences. The purpose of this session is to address current issues related to food insecurity, emergency food systems, and food program participation as well as to present food insecurity in special populations such as pregnant women and children and the relationship to health outcomes.
Learning Objectives: 1. Identify 2 programs that potentially help to address food insecurity. 2. Discuss health consequences of food security in a specific population.
Moderator(s):Ellen Harris, DrPH
2:30 PMNutritional challenges of working poor families: Family food insecurity and the emergency food system  [ Recorded presentation ]
Mariana Chilton, PhD, MPH, Lynnette Riddell, PhD, Eileen G. Ford, MS, RD, Akosua Opoku-Boateng, BS, Shortie McKinney, PhD, RD, FADA
2:45 PMFood Stamp Participation Project: Addressing barriers to access
Faith Hill, BS, MDiv, Natalie S. Sondheimer, MSS
3:00 PMHigh levels of food insecurity and hunger in the Pacific Northwest: An empirical investigation of social and economic causes
Stephanie Bernell, PhD
3:15 PMFood insecurity during pregnancy is associated with excessive weight gain and gestational diabetes but not anemia  [ Recorded presentation ]
Barbara A. Laraia, PhD, MPH, RD, Anna Maria Siega-Riz, PhD, RD, Craig Gundersen, PhD
3:30 PMImpact of Breastfeeding on Child Food Security and Health Outcomes among an Immigrant Population  [ Recorded presentation ]
Nicole B Neault, BA, Deborah A Frank, MD, Barbara L. Philipp, MD, IBCLC, Anne Merewood, MA, IBCLC, Suzette Levenson, MPH, MEd, Timothy Heeren, PhD, John T. Cook, PhD, Alan Meyers, MD, MPH, Patrick Casey, MD, Diana B Cutts, MD, Maureen Black, PhD, Nieves Zaldivar, MD, Carol Berkowitz, MD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by:Latino Caucus; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Nutrition

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA