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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Student and New Researcher Papers in Maternal and Child Health
5021.0: Wednesday, December 14, 2005: 8:30 AM-9:30 AM
Student and New Researcher Papers in Maternal and Child Health
The session showcases papers submitted by students and new researchers that cover the following MCH topics in the following areas: 1) Child health: screening, preventive programs and community-based interventions, 2) Maternal health: risk factors across labor, delivery, and postpartum, and 3)Maternal and child practice issues: midwifery and health professional training.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this section, participants will be able to: 1. List three preventive programs or interventions to promote child health. 2. Describe risk factors related to maternal health from labor to postpartum. 3. Identify qualitative and quantitative indicators concerning maternal and child health professional training and practice issues.
Organizer(s):Thomas Vallin, MPH
Carol Shieh, RNC, DNSc
Board 1Criteria for state newborn screening: Utah's evidence based model
Rebecca A. R. Anderson, RN, BS
Board 2An assessment of parents' health care experiences towards th use of anticipatory guidance practices: A multi-center pilot study
Chioma Uzoigwe, MPH, Diane Abatemarco, PhD, MSW, Steven Kairys, MD, MPH, Ruth S. Gubernick, MPH, Tammy Hurley, Charlette Nunnery, MS
Board 3Socio-cultural risk factors for breech presentation
Caroline D. Peterson, DC
Board 4Television viewing and postpartum weight retention
Folasade A. Popoola, MPhil, Emily Oken, MD, MPH, Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH, Janet W. Rich-Edwards, ScD, Matthew W. Gillman, MD, SM
Board 5Midwifery, apartheid, and HIV: A qualitative study of aging black African midwives working in a prevention of maternal to child transmission of HIV clinic in Soweto, South Africa
Sarah C. Wilhelm, BA
Board 6Interdisciplinary framework for prevention and intervention in maternal and child health: A model for health professional training programs
Anna K. Falkenstern, MSW/MPH, Michelle G. Clark, MSW/MPH, Kate A. Gardes, MSW, Melissa A. Kline, MSW, Mary E. LaBella, MSW, Amani Ahmed, MSW
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; APHA-Student Assembly; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

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