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Sunday, November 04, 2007

2:30 PM-3:30 PM Sun
   2031.0Cancer Epidemiology Poster Session (Poster)
   2032.0Infectious Disease Surveillance Poster Session (Poster)
   2033.0Social Epidemiology Poster Session (Poster)
   2034.0Injury Epidemiology Poster Session (Poster)
   2035.0Epidemiology Late Breaker Poster Session (Poster)
   2035.1MCH and Asthma Epidemiology Poster Session (Poster)

Monday, November 05, 2007

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Mon
   3002.0HIV and Drug Issues (Oral)
   3020.0Systematic Approach for Evaluating Health Related Programs: Examples From NCI's Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities Program Evaluation Activities (Oral)
   3025.0Occupational Epidemiology (Roundtable)
   3026.0Perinatal Epidemiology (Oral)
   3027.0Cancer Epidemiology Session 1 (Oral)
   3028.0Epidemiologic Methods (Oral)
   3029.0Invited Session: National HIV Behavioral Surveillance among Heterosexuals at High risk of HIV – Reports from Three Sites (Oral)
   3032.0Physical Activity and Successful Aging (Oral)
   3037.1GIS Mapping, Global Health Surveillance and Public Policy (Roundtable)
   3038.0Emerging Issues and Lessons Learned Regarding HIV Screening (Oral)
   3047.0AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections (Oral)
   3068.0Applied Topics in Health Survey Methodology (Oral)
   3071.0HPV and Cervical Cancer: Exploring New Opportunities and Sharing What is Known (Oral)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Mon
   3097.0Publishing Public Health Policy: A Snapshot (Oral)
   3114.0Disability Surveillance (Oral)
   3117.0Maternal Infant and Child Epidemiology (Oral)
   3118.0Invited Session: Sleep from a Public Health Perspective: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Implications for Public Health Policy (Oral)
   3119.0Chronic Disease Epidemiology Roundtable (Roundtable)
   3120.0Infectious Disease Epidemiology (Oral)
   3124.0Health Promotion for Older Adults (Oral)
   3137.0Sickle Cell Disease: Epidemiology and Burden (Oral)
   3138.0Maternal Child Health - Data and Epidemiology (Oral)
   3140.0Sids Risk Factors and Safe Infant Sleep Practices Among Diverse Populations (Oral)
   3162.0Invited Session: Person-Centered Approaches for Longitudinal Data Analysis in Public Health Studies (Oral)
12:30 PM-1:30 PM Mon
   3181.0Infant and Child Health: Data for Decision-making (Poster)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Mon
   3211.0Disability Health and Environmental Measurement (Oral)
   3213.0Asthma Epidemiology (Oral)
   3214.0Violence Epidemiology (Oral)
   3215.0Invited Session: The Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition: Inspiring the Next Generation of Public Health Professionals (Oral)
   3216.0Social Epidemiology: Social Factors and Health (Oral)
   3217.0Outbreak Investigations (Roundtable)
   3223.0Current HIV Risk Behaviors and Issues among College Students (Oral)
   3233.0Ethnic & Racial Disparities Among Patients With Chronic Disease (Oral)
   3258.0Innovation in Biostatistical Methods and Applications (Oral)
   3259.0Vision Issues Concerning Children Including Prevalence, Screening, Identification, Impact on Academic Performance (Oral)
2:30 PM-3:30 PM Mon
   3268.0Prevention and Older Adults (Poster)
   3271.0Social Support and Caregiving (Poster)
   3274.0HIV Risk Behaviors among Men: Sexuality, Culture, and Context (Poster)
   3276.0HIV/AIDS Prevalence, Risk Behaviors, Antiretroviral Therapy Issues, and Treatment/Prevention Options in East and Southern Africa (Poster)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Mon
   3301.0The Science of Race and Human Variation (Oral)
   3310.0Reducing Disparities: Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (Oral)
   3316.0Chronic Disease Epidemiology (Oral)
   3317.0Obesity: Prevalence and Risk Factors (Jointly-organized by the Epidemiology & Food and Nutrition Sections) (Oral)
   3318.0Sexually Transmitted Disease Epidemiology (Oral)
   3319.0Invited Session: How Congressional Staffers Translate Research for Policy Makers (Oral)
   3320.0 Physical Activity in Understudied Populations (Oral)
   3320.1Approaches to Improve Nutrition in School Settings (Jointly-organized by the Food and Nutrition, Epidemiology, & School Health Education and Services Sections) (Oral)
   3321.0Minority Health and Aging (Oral)
   3364.0Applications of Statistical Methods to GIS-Based Analyses of Public Health Problems (Oral)
   3364.1Novel Applications of Health Survey Methodology (Oral)
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Mon
   3378.0Cancer Risk Factors, Prevention and Treatment in AAPI Communities (Poster)
   3380.0Diverse Issues in Public Health: Poster Session (Poster)
   3381.0Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Medicine: Poster Session (Poster)
   3384.0Reproductive Health and Work Environment Issues for Latinos (Poster)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Mon
   3399.0Mental Health and Public Health (Oral)
   3401.0Reducing Disparities: Focus on Obesity (Oral)
   3407.0The Use of Biomarkers to Assess Environmental Health Risk (Oral)
   3407.1Epidemiology Section Awards Ceremony (Oral)
   3417.0From Backyards to Board Rooms: Experience from Avian Influenza Behavior Change Communication Programs in Asia, Africa and Beyond (Oral)
   3433.0Invited Session: The National Health Interview Survey: 50 Years of Progress (Oral)
   3435.0Violence Against Women: An Examination of Causes and Effects (Oral)

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Tue
   4023.0Environmental Epidemiology (Oral)
   4024.0Diabetes Epidemiology (Oral)
   4025.0Invited Session: Improving Research and Policy on Violent Death Prevention through Public Health Surveillance: Findings from the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) (Oral)
   4026.0Late Breaking Policy Issues (Oral)
   4027.0 Ethical Issues in Public Health Practice (Oral)
   4037.0Prevention Strategies and HIV Risk Sexual Behaviors in Africa (Oral)
   4072.0Evidence Based Policy, Racial Disparity and Practice In Eye Care (Oral)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Tue
   4075.0The History & Future of Public Health: Science, Politics and Policy (Oral)
   4076.0Money Changes Everything: Insulating Public Health Research From Conflicts of Interest (Oral)
12:30 PM-1:30 PM Tue
   4099.0Access to Health Care: Implications for Policy (Poster)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Tue
   4116.0New Epidemics and the Challenge of Chronic Disease (Oral)
   4118.0Strategies to Prevent Risk Behaviors (Oral)
   4126.0Injury Epidemiology (Oral)
   4127.0Infectious Disease Surveillance (Oral)
   4128.0Invited Session: Using Immunization Information Systems for Vaccination Assessment and Programmatic Policy Development (Oral)
   4129.0Symposium. Protecting Patients and Participants: Does It Matter Whether It's Research or Public Health Practice? (Organized with the Joint Policy Committee, Societies of Epidemiology) (Oral)
   4130.0Asthma in School Children and Minority Populations (Roundtable)
   4131.0 Public Health Science, Ethics, Policy, and Politics (Oral)
   4142.0Methodological Considerations for Recruitment, Data Collection, and Assessment in HIV Research (Oral)
2:30 PM-3:30 PM Tue
   4174.0Meth, Opiates, and Other Drugs (Poster)
   4175.0Screening and Detection; Access and Outcomes (Poster)
   4180.0Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Medicine: Poster Session (Poster)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Tue
   4201.0Public Health and Aging: Promoting Healthy Communities for Healthy Aging (Oral)
   4215.0Epidemiologic Methods in Public Health Planning and Practice (Oral)
   4216.0Career Development In Epidemiology (Oral)
   4217.0Cancer Screening (Oral)
   4218.0Invited Session: Time for Change – Alternative Lyme Disease Surveillance in New York State (Oral)
   4219.0Social Epidemiology: Contextual Effects on Health (Oral)
   4220.0Epidemiologic Methods Roundtable (Roundtable)
   4221.0Ethical Issues in HPV Vaccination (Oral)
   4224.0Health Disparities and Aging (Oral)
   4226.0Public Health Management of Disasters (Oral)
   4241.0Health Services Research: Patient & Employee Characteristics (Oral)
   4245.0Mental Health Services Research (Oral)
   4253.0Innovations in Health Promotion (Oral)
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Tue
   4262.0Chronic Disease Epidemiology Poster Session (Poster)
   4263.0Epidemiology Methods Poster Session (Poster)
   4264.0Infectious Disease Poster Session (Poster)
   4265.0Epidemiology Poster Session: MCH and Disability (Poster)
   4273.0Risk factors and Interventions in Violence Prevention (Poster)
   4274.0Improving Pregnancy Outcomes: Politics, Disparities, and Cutting Edge Research (Poster)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Tue
   4297.0Reducing Asthma Disparities: City and State Strategies (Oral)
   4305.0Epidemiolgy Approaches to Examine Population Health (jointly sponsored by the Food and Nutrition & Epidemiology Sections) (Oral)
   4308.0Katrina: Past Disaster and Future Preparedness (Oral)
   4313.0Understanding HIV/AIDS Medication Adherence and Related Issues (Oral)
   4322.0Occupational Health Disparities Institute: Research Issues Related to Vulnerable Workers (Oral)
   4334.0Special Annual Statistical Methodology Session: Accounting for Confounding in Observational Studies (Oral)

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

8:30 AM-9:30 AM Wed
   5009.0Cancer Epidemiology and Screening Poster Session (Poster)
   5010.1Violence and Psychiatric Epidemiology Poster Session (Poster)
   5011.0STI/HIV Surveillance, Mental Health, and Service Utilization (Poster)
   5013.0Policy Issues, HIV Intervention Programs, and Educational Strategies Targeting Underserved Populations (Poster)
   5014.0HIV Risk Behaviors, Mental Health, and Substance/Drug Use Issues among Diverse Populations (Poster)
   5014.1HIV Treatment and Prevention Issues for Diverse Communities (Poster)
   5021.0Maternal Child Health - Data and Epidemiology (Poster)
   5023.0Adolescent Mental Health (Poster)
8:30 AM-10:00 AM Wed
   5036.0Preparedness and the CDC’s Quarantine and Border Health Services (Oral)
   5042.0Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology (Oral)
   5043.0Environmental Epidemiology Late Breaker Session (Oral)
   5044.0Invited Session: Delivery, Organization and Financing of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Services and Their Impact on Racial Ethnic Disparities in STD Morbidity (Oral)
   5045.1Interdisciplinary collaborations to prevent obesity and chronic disease (Oral)
   5047.0Medication Therapies for Older Adults (Oral)
   5061.0Applications of Health Economics to Health Behaviors & Outcomes (Oral)
   5084.0Statistics, Measurement, Health Outcomes, and Public Policy (Oral)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Wed
   5088.0Women’s Health: In the Political Crossfire (Oral)
   5090.0Farm & Food Policy: Challenges in the 21st Century (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Wed
   5092.0Death and Injury due to Alcohol (Oral)
   5099.0Methodological Issues in Public Health (Oral)
   5105.0Clearing the Air to Reduce Asthma Risks at School (Oral)
   5106.0The Role of Environment in Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (Oral)
   5108.0Cancer Epidemiology Session 2 (Oral)
   5109.0Invited Session: Future of Epidemiology - Epidemiology Education in Grades 6-12 – The Epi Ed Movement (Oral)
   5110.0HIV/AIDS Epidemiology (Oral)
   5111.0Social Epidemiology (Oral)
   5114.0Mental Health, Dementia, and Aging (Oral)
   5131.0Psychiatric Epidemiology as Translational Research: From Which Bench To Whose Bedside? (Panel Discussion)
   5147.0Uses of Path Analysis, Factor Analysis , and Item Response Theory in Public Health Research (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Wed
   5158.0Disaster and Emergency Medicine: Issues of Preparedness (Oral)
   5161.0Emerging Environmental Health Challenges (Oral)
   5163.0Vaccine Preventable Disease Epidemiology (Oral)
   5164.0Disability (Jointly Organized by the Disability Forum and the Epidemiology Section) (Oral)
   5165.0Psychiatric Epidemiology (Oral)
   5169.0Translating Physical Activity Research Into Practice (Oral)
   5171.0Disease Management Models and Impact on Health Status (Oral)
   5178.0Behavior and HIV Prevalence: Cases from East Africa (Oral)
   5181.0Improving Pregnancy Outcomes: Cutting Edge Research (Oral)
   5184.0Ethnic & Racial Disparities: Hospital System Level Solutions (Oral)
   5187.0Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods (Oral)
   5202.0Modeling Techniques for Health Outcomes Research (Oral)

The 135th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 3-7, 2007) of APHA