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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Student Assembly Late Breaker: Current Topics in Student Research
4296.0: Tuesday, December 13, 2005: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Student Assembly Late Breaker: Current Topics in Student Research
This session will present findings from studies conducted by students ranging in topic from internet gun sales to a human rights approach for advocating on health disparities. Participants are encouraged to expand their knowledge of public health issues and to review the scientific findings of their peers.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1) Describe the process of a student scientific presentation; 2) Assess how internet gun vendors may be contributing to the problem of firearms-related violence; 3) Identify strategies that contracting government agencies can employ to promote the provision of difficult-to-contract community benefits; 4) Apply Social Cognitive Theory constructs to new childhood overweight and obesity interventions in the school setting; and 5) Discuss a human rights conceptual framework for advocating public discourse on health disparities.
Organizer(s):Kristy A. Siegel, MPH, CHES
Meredith Masel, LMSW
Moderator(s):Jessie Richardson Hood, MPH
Mariza Luna
Yolanda L. Peele, MEd, CHES
4:30 PMReady, aim...click: An exploration of firearms sales practices on the Internet  [ Recorded presentation ]
Morgan L. Johnson, MPH, J. Michael Bowling, PhD, Kurt M. Ribisl, PhD
4:50 PMContracting with private health clinics: Promoting community benefit ideals  [ Recorded presentation ]
Sabrina M. Charles, BA
5:10 PMApplying Social Cognitive Theory in the development of childhood overweight and obesity programs in the school setting
Christopher M. Ledingham, MPH, CHES
5:30 PMWithdrawn -- Human rights approach to reducing health disparities in children: A multi-disciplinary framework
Cleveland Julien
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:APHA-Student Assembly
Endorsed by:Latebreakers; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; School Health Education and Services

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