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Session: Violence Epidemiology: Violence in and out of the Home
3208.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Violence Epidemiology: Violence in and out of the Home
This session will focus on the epidemiology of violence. Presentations will discuss reasons for the declining homicide levels in New York City, intimate partner violence and access to mental health care as well as social service utilization, elder mistreatment in China, and suicide. One presentation will show a predictive model to identify victims of intimate partner violence.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Discuss the two theories that account for decline of homicide in New York City during the 1990s 2. Discuss the implications of unmet need for mental health treatment for intimate partner violence victims 3. Identify patterns of interpersonal violence reported by women using welfare over three years 4. Understand the epidemiology of violent crimes against the elderly in China 5. List several predictor variables that the dental/oral surgeon can measure in identifying vitims of intimate partner violence 6. Identify trends, correlates and characteristics of subway-related suicides and decedents in New York City from 1990-2003.
Moderator(s):Sherry Lipsky, PhD, MPH
12:30 PMPolicing, drugs, and declining homicide levels in New York City in the 1990s
Tinka Markham Piper, MPH, CSW, Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, Steve Messner, PhD, Angela M. Bucciarelli, MPH, Victoria Frye, DrPH, Ken Tardiff, MD MPH, David Vlahov, PhD
12:45 PMIntimate partner violence and barriers to mental health care: A population-based study among Black, Hispanic, and Non-Hispanic White women
Sherry Lipsky, PhD, MPH, Raul Caetano, MD, PhD
1:00 PMInterpersonal violence predicts increased social service use, but many still have unmet need
E. Anne Lown, DrPH, Laura A. Schmidt, PhD, James Wiley, PhD, Laurie Jacobs, MA, Denise M. Zabkiewicz, MPH
1:15 PMCrimes, victimization and elder mistreatment in rural China
Melissa A. Simon, MD, MPH, XinQi Dong, MD
1:30 PMA predictive model to identify victims of Intimate Partner Violence  [ Recorded presentation ]
Leslie Robin Halpern, MD, DDS, PhD, MPH, Blair Parry, CCRC, BA, Thomas Benton Dodson, DMD, MPH
1:45 PMEpidemiology of suicide in the New York City subway system  [ Recorded presentation ]
Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, Melissa Tracy, MPH, Tinka Markham Piper, MPH, CSW, Angela M. Bucciarelli, MPH, Ken Tardiff, MD MPH, Robyn Gershon, PhD, David Vlahov, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Epidemiology
Endorsed by:Academic Public Health Caucus; Injury Control and Emergency Health Services; Maternal and Child Health
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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