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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Promoting Latino Health through Programming and Policy Initiatives
3335.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Promoting Latino Health through Programming and Policy Initiatives
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Board 1Assessing the impact of Spanish health material: A multidisciplinary approach
Ana Luz Chiapa-Scifres, Francisco G. Soto Mas, MD, PhD, MPH, Holly E. Jacobson, PhD, MA, Fernando Trevino, PhD, MPH, Subi Gandhi
Board 2“Estrella Saludable” Starr County Health Partnership Diabetes Task Group: Strategies for diabetes treatment, prevention, and education in a rural, underserved, Hispanic community in South Texas
Julie Ann Parrish, MA, MPH, Michael R.J. Felix, James N. Burdine, DrPH
Board 3Puerto Rico Continous Health Survey: A source for health policies informed decisions
Gilberto Ramos-Valencia, DrPH
Board 4Addressing social and cultural barriers to STD/HIV prevention in Latina women: Development and implementation of a promotora strategy
Ann K. Krier, MPH
Board 5Acceptability of HPV vaccine among Latina immigrants in Alabama
Isabel Cristina Garces, MPH, Isabel C. Scarinci, PhD, MPH
Board 6Evaluation of an intervention to prevent neural tube defects among postpartum Hispanic women
Kathleen M. O'Rourke, PhD, Mary E. Roddy, PhD
Board 7Culturally Appropriate Interventions for Latinos/Hispanics in a Central US City
Angela Banks, MPH, Gene A. Shelley, PhD, Cynthia Tobar, BA, Ruth Barajas-Mazaheri, MA, David D. Barney, MSW, MPH, PhD, Betty E.S. Duran, MSW, MPH
Board 8California’s statewide “Latina 50+ Flu Campaign”
Janet Yuen, MPH, Anna Karina Celaya, MPH, Natalie Nakahara, MFA, Deborah C. Glik, ScD, Marcy C. Jones
Board 9An Environmental Assessment of Community Resources for Diabetes Prevention and Management
Maria Lopez, MPH, MS
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Latino Caucus
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Community Health Workers SPIG; Gerontological Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus

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