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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Community Assessment and Local Initiative to Promote Healthy Communities
3141.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Community Assessment and Local Initiative to Promote Healthy Communities
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Board 1Development of food security assessment tools for rural Alaska Native communities
Janell Smith, MS, RD, Jim Magdanz, BA, Don Callaway, PhD, Dian O. Weddle, RD, PhD, Shannon L. Deike-Sims, BS Mathematics
Board 2Fast food restaurants in low income and minority populations
Elicia E. Williams-King, MD
Board 3Geographic Information Systems (GIS): A powerful tool for community assessment and program planning
Sharon Sugerman, MS, RD, FADA, Matthew Stone, MPH, Toshi Hayashi, PhD, David Ginsburg, MPH
Board 4Fresh produce and information: Models of integration
B. MkNelly, MS, Daniel P. Perales, DrPh MPH, Denise Perales, MS
Board 5Tools for program and policy action: Five community food assessment case studies in California
M. Prehm, PhD, S. Stuart, MPH, F. Buck, MSW, A. Fourney, DrPH, B. MkNelly, MS
Board 6Designing local food systems as a public health strategy to address wide-scale dietary improvement and overweight prevention
Henry Herrera, MD, Lynn Fredericks
Board 7California Nutrition Network Children and Youth Policy Action Team: Bringing together researchers, advocates, and partners to further policy priorities that improve the health of California's children
Hope E. Wilson, MPH, RD, Matthew Marsom, S.B. Foerster, MPH, RD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA