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Session: Health Implications of Environmental Concerns in Public Health
5041.0: Wednesday, November 10, 2004: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Health Implications of Environmental Concerns in Public Health
The role of advocates, communities and health care providers in the development of public health strategies to improve indoor and outdoor air quality.
Learning Objectives: Discussion of key studies, models and programs that can assist in the design of interventions and services that address the health issues caused by poor air quality.
Presider(s):Elizabeth J. Truslow-Evans, MPH
8:30 AMNow that you have an ordinance, what’s next?: A collaborative approach to implementing a clean indoor air ordinance  [ Recorded presentation ]
Cheryl A. Ferguson, MPH, Cynthia Serna, Lisa McNichol, MS, Francesca Garcia, BA, Leo Bottos, MA
8:48 AMMacro determinants of asthma hospitalization: Using a geographic information system to visualize relationships  [ Recorded presentation ]
Henry J. Carretta, ABD MPH, Elizabeth L. McGarvey, EdD, Adrienne Keller, PhD
9:06 AMWithdrawn -- Recognizing environmental hazards in lower socioeconomic communities: An overview of maintaining good indoor air quality in economically depressed homes
Noreen Khan-Mayberry, PhD, MS
9:24 AMUsing Community Readiness Assessment to Understand Differing Needs for Inhalant Prevention: A Multi-Cultural Study  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ruth W. Edwards, PhD, Barbara A. Plested, PhD
9:42 AMHealthy hospitals: Controlling pests without harmful pesticides  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kagan Owens, BS
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Environment; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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