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Session: Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health
4322.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health
This session focuses on the health issues and needs of lesbian and bisexual women. Topics discussed will expand your knowledge of lesbian and bisexual women's health and explore new health issues and concerns.
Learning Objectives: 1)Describe lesbian & bisexual population 2)Understand the specific health concerns/needs of lesbian and bisexual women and 3)Discuss the complexities involved in research, education, and the delivery of health care to this population.
Moderator(s):Pat Tschida
4:30 PMAre lesbians really women who have sex with women (WSW)? Methodological issues in defining sexual orientation for health research
Greta R. Bauer, PhD, MPH
4:48 PMHormonal risk factors for breast cancer among women in same-sex relationships
Julia E. Heck, MPH, MPhil, Randall L. Sell, ScD
5:06 PMPopulation based rates of Pap smear utilization among women in same-sex relationships
Julia E. Heck, MPH, MPhil, Randall L. Sell, ScD
5:24 PMComprehensive cancer screening among legally unmarried women 40-75 years: Comparing women who partner with women and women who partner with men
Melissa Clark, PhD, Michelle Rogers, PhD, Gene Armstrong, BS, William Rakowski, PhD, Deborah Bowen, PhD, Tonda Hughes, PhD, Kelly McGarry, MD
5:42 PMUnderstanding the Impact Chronic Diseases May Have on Barriers to Moderate Physical Activity in Adult Lesbians
Danielle R. Brittain, PhD, Nancy C. Gyurcsik, PhD, Mary McElroy, Phd
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Gerontological Health; HIV/AIDS; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Women's Caucus

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA