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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices and Public Health
4079.0: Tuesday, December 13, 2005: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Alternative and Complementary Health Practices and Public Health
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Duchy Trachtenberg, MSW
Board 1Using social cognitive theory to develop an innovative yoga-based intervention for smoking cessation
Manoj Sharma, PhD
Board 2Effect of Hatha yoga on selected parameters of cardiac fitness in African-American college students
William P. Tonkins Jr., Dr PH
Board 3Black tea, a functional food to lower LDL-cholesterol
Steva A. Komeh, MS, RD, LD
Board 4Sativex and tolerance: Sativex cannabis based medicine provides long-term clinical efficacy without dosage increases or withdrawal
Ethan Russo, MD
Board 5Assessment and review of HIV positive patient medical records from a traditional Siddha medicine hospital in Tamil Nadu, India
Scott R. Ikeda, Kaylan Baban, Deeangelee Pooran, Nils Hennig, MD/PhD, George Carter, Debbie S. Indyk, PhD, MS, Henry Sacks, MD/PhD
Board 6Complementary and alternative medicine use among breast cancer survivors
Laura J. Peterson, BA, Sharla M. Di Gregorio, PhD, Barbara L. Andersen, PhD
Board 7Curricula and support for complementary and alternative medicine in medical schools: An assessment of student perceptions and recommendations
Stergios Roussos, PhD, MPH, Stephen Turner, MS III, Genevieve Anand, MD, MPH, Mary Guerrera, MD, Desiree Lie, MD, MSEd, David Rakel, MD, Joan Hedgecock, MSPH, Wendy Kohatsu, MD
Board 8Integrative medicine and clinical outcomes research: Tools for measuring holistic health
Ramona M. Rubin
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices
Endorsed by:Chiropractic Health Care; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus

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