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Sunday, November 04, 2007

2:30 PM-3:30 PM Sun
   2040.0Women's Health Across the Lifespan (Poster)
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Sun
   2043.0Community Activism and Participatory Approaches to Improve AAPI Health (Poster)
   2048.0HIV/AIDS: Focus on Asia and Eastern Europe (Poster)

Monday, November 05, 2007

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Mon
   3002.0HIV and Drug Issues (Oral)
   3003.0Unique Alcohol Issues: Gender, Race, & Ethnicity (Oral)
   3004.0Cancer - Successful Collaborations and Partnerships (Oral)
   3006.0Healthy People 2020: Developing National Objectives for the Next Decade (Oral)
   3013.0Integrating Mental, Physical, and Social Health Among AAPIs (Oral)
   3013.1Access to Care: Implosion of a Public Health Care System (Panel Discussion)
   3017.0What Works? Identifying and Assessing Models, Structures, and Factors that Make or Break Partnerships (Oral)
   3021.0Reducing Health Disparities: Focus on Immigrant Health (Oral)
   3032.1Family Caregiving and Aging (Oral)
   3037.1GIS Mapping, Global Health Surveillance and Public Policy (Roundtable)
   3038.0Emerging Issues and Lessons Learned Regarding HIV Screening (Oral)
   3039.0Innovative HIV Interventions among Vulnerable Populations (Oral)
   3043.0Targeting HIV/AIDS Services to Population Needs (Oral)
   3044.0Community-based Approaches Are Essential in Global Fight to Increase Child Survival (Oral)
   3045.0Motherhood: Strategies for Safety (Oral)
   3047.0AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections (Oral)
   3049.0The Role of Politics and Public Policy In Improving Pregnancy Outcomes (Oral)
   3050.0Promoting Maternal and Child Health: Abortion Access (Oral)
   3051.0System Supports For Breastfeeding (Oral)
   3053.0Opportunity & Danger: Health Research in American Prisons (Oral)
   3053.1Health Care & Population Health: Can Payment Reform Help Bridge the Gap? (Oral)
   3063.0Methylmercury Risk: Practice, Research, and Policy Issues (Panel Discussion)
   3065.0Health Disparities (Oral)
   3071.0HPV and Cervical Cancer: Exploring New Opportunities and Sharing What is Known (Oral)
   3072.0Maternal and Child Health Issues (Oral)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Mon
   3094.0American Indians and Alaska Natives and Health Policy (Roundtable)
   3107.0Policy and Advocacy: Partnerships for Better Healthcare and Wellness (Oral)
   3110.0Disaster and Emergency Medicine: Policy Considerations (Oral)
   3111.0Strategies to Reduce Asthma Disparities (Oral)
   3112.0Reducing Health Disparities: Improving Access to Care (Oral)
   3113.0Public Health Policy and Advocacy (Oral)
   3123.0Women's Issues and Aging: Aetna Award (Oral)
   3127.0International Health Regulations: What Are They and Whatís Required of the US Public Health Community? (Oral)
   3128.0Eliminating Health Disparities Using Informatics and Information Technology Applications (Oral)
   3129.0HIV and Reproductive Health Issues (Roundtable)
   3130.0Partnering with CBOs: Program Evaluation and Lessons Learned (Oral)
   3133.0The End of Polio (Oral)
   3134.0Investing in Health: Donors, Poverty, and Equity (Oral)
   3137.0Sickle Cell Disease: Epidemiology and Burden (Oral)
   3157.0Effectiveness of a Peer Group Intervention for Health Workers and Rural Adolescents and Adults in Malawi (Panel Discussion)
   3160.0WE-ACTx in Rwanda: Lessons on HIV and Women's Empowerment (Oral)
   3163.0Social, Cultural, Environmental and Political Contexts of Women's Health (Oral)
12:30 PM-1:30 PM Mon
   3169.0Seeing, Experiencing, and Relaying Assets, Needs, and Program Evaluation (Poster)
   3177.0Cultural Competency for Vulnerable Populations (Poster)
   3181.0Infant and Child Health: Data for Decision-making (Poster)
   3182.0Emerging Issues in Infant Health (Poster)
   3186.0Cancer Prevention and Control Issues for Women (Poster)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Mon
   3189.0Getting to Know You: How Relationship Marketing Strategies Promote Tobacco Use (Oral)
   3192.0Maternal Child Health (Oral)
   3202.0Politics, Policy and Public Health in AAPI Communities (Oral)
   3203.0Public Health Discriminations: A Civil Right's Issue? (Oral)
   3206.0Community Healthcare Delivery: Cultural Competence and Health Literacy (Oral)
   3209.0Civil Rights and Health Care (Oral)
   3211.0Disability Health and Environmental Measurement (Oral)
   3223.0Current HIV Risk Behaviors and Issues among College Students (Oral)
   3224.0Injection Drug Use: Issues Surrounding Needle and Syringe Distribution (Oral)
   3225.0Maternal Mortality: The Shame of the World (Oral)
   3227.0A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Community-Based Primary Health Care in Improving Child Health (Oral)
   3229.0Latinos and Community-based Public Health (Oral)
   3230.0Mental Health in LGBT Communities (Oral)
   3232.0How Should We Rein in Health Care Costs, and When Can We Start? (Oral)
   3233.0Ethnic & Racial Disparities Among Patients With Chronic Disease (Oral)
   3234.0Women's Health & Gender-Based Research & Policy (Oral)
   3242.0War and Public Health (Oral)
   3250.0Maternal-Child Health and Wellness (Oral)
   3251.0Global Health II (Oral)
   3257.0Pandemic Flu and Katrina's Lessons Lost: A Technical, Political, and Historical Critique of the CDC Preparedness Plans (Oral)
   3260.0Breast Cancer: From Awareness to Early Detection to Survivorship (Oral)
2:30 PM-3:30 PM Mon
   3270.0Race, Ethnicity, and Aging (Poster)
   3271.0Social Support and Caregiving (Poster)
   3272.0International Health and Aging (Poster)
   3273.0HIV Research and Practice: An International Focus (Poster)
   3274.0HIV Risk Behaviors among Men: Sexuality, Culture, and Context (Poster)
   3275.0HIV Testing: Informed Consent, Context, Culture, and Individual Experiences (Poster)
   3276.0HIV/AIDS Prevalence, Risk Behaviors, Antiretroviral Therapy Issues, and Treatment/Prevention Options in East and Southern Africa (Poster)
   3277.0Issues Related to Medical Management and Medication Adherence of HIV/AIDS among Underserved Populations (Poster)
   3277.1Contemporary Policy and Intervention Issues in HIV/AIDS (Poster)
   3277.2Critical HIV Care and Prevention Issues (Poster)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Mon
   3303.0Trade Policy Analysis and Health (Oral)
   3304.0Addressing the Health Needs of AAPI Populations (Roundtable)
   3305.0Politics of Vulnerable Populations: Women, Children, and the Poor (Oral)
   3310.0Reducing Disparities: Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (Oral)
   3311.0Gulf Coast Recovery: Spanning Research and Practice (Oral)
   3312.0Reducing Disparities: Issues in Rural Healthcare (Oral)
   3321.0Minority Health and Aging (Oral)
   3322.0National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (Oral)
   3323.0Katrina: The Lessons Continue II (Oral)
   3324.0Health Disparities: The Effects of Cultural Diversity and Cultural Competency on Access to Care (Oral)
   3325.0Improving Health Disparity thru Cultural Competency (Oral)
   3327.0Research Rights and Policies (Oral)
   3328.0Health Behaviors, Protective Factors, and HIV Intervention Programs (Roundtable)
   3329.0HIV Research and Practice: A Focus on the Prison/Corrections Context (Oral)
   3332.0The Politics between Industry and Public Policy: The Good and the Bad of How Industry Impacts Public Health (Oral)
   3333.0Nutrition and Food Security: Essential Links for Public Health (Oral)
   3334.0Helping Couples Meet Their Needs for Limiting Family Size (Oral)
   3335.0Strengthening Public Health Systems: the Role of NGOs and International Institutions (Oral)
   3336.0Dude, Where is My Retirement? (Oral)
   3337.0Promotoras and Health Advisors in the Latino Community (Oral)
   3338.0Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States (Oral)
   3339.0International Perspectives on Policies for Women and Children (Oral)
   3340.0Pregnancy Prevention and Parenting Programs that Meet Teens on Their Turf (Oral)
   3342.0Disparities In Pregnancy Outcomes: The Role of Politics and Public Policy (Oral)
   3343.0Friendly Access: State Based Symposium on Maternal Child Health (Oral)
   3345.0Ethnic & Racial Disparities: Communication, Pediatrics, & Prenatal Care (Oral)
   3347.0Drug Safety & Public Health: Legislative Changes to Reform the FDA (Oral)
   3360.0Social Justice and Public Health Nursing (Oral)
   3362.0Beyond Disparities (Oral)
   3366.0Vietnam and Iraq; Dioxin Health Effects; and The Agent Orange Litigation (Oral)
   3367.0Patient Navigation Research Program: Models to Improve Cancer Care for Women (Oral)
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Mon
   3369.0Alcohol Issues from Around the Globe (Poster)
   3383.0Community-based Initiatives (Poster)
   3384.0Reproductive Health and Work Environment Issues for Latinos (Poster)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Mon
   3401.0Reducing Disparities: Focus on Obesity (Oral)
   3403.0Reducing Disparities: Health Insurance Coverage for Kids (Oral)
   3414.0Law and Policy Collaboratives for Public Health (Oral)
   3415.0Community Partnerships: Lessons Learned (Oral)
   3416.0HIV Medical Care and Outreach: Context and Culture (Oral)
   3419.0International Public Health and the Labor Movement: Labor's Response to Global Health Issues, Trade Initiatives, Globalization and Workers' Health (Oral)
   3420.0Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health (Oral)
   3421.0Politics and Policy: Childbirth at the Crossroads (Oral)
   3422.0Infant Feeding and Health: First Results from the Infant Feeding Practices Study II (Oral)
   3425.0How Can We Make Oral Health a Much Higher National Priority: Power, Policies and Politics!! (Oral)
   3426.0Terrorism and Public Health (Oral)
   3430.0Global Health (Oral)
   3431.0Vulnerable Populations (Oral)
   3434.0US-Vietnamese Agent Orange Collaboration, Fate of Ranch Hand Health Study, and Review of US-Vietnamese Agent Orange Research from 1968-2007 (Oral)
   3435.0Violence Against Women: An Examination of Causes and Effects (Oral)
8:30 PM-10:00 PM Mon
   3442.0Prevention for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (Oral)
   3443.0Establishing Equitable Access to Healthcare for 1.3 Billion People: Challenges and Strategies of Health Sector Reforms in China (Oral)
   3444.0HIV/AIDS: Infection Prevention and Quality Assurance Strategies in Southern Africa (Oral)
   3445.0The Impact of Good Policy on Child Health (Oral)

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Tue
   4004.1Wisdom of the Elders (Panel Discussion)
   4010.0Trade Policy, Tobacco and Medicines (Oral)
   4014.0Advancing Community-based Public Health: The Application of Innovative Methods, Strategies, and Tools In CBPR (Roundtable)
   4015.0Utilizing Principles of Community-Based, Participatory Collaboration to Create Culturally Competent Genetics Education Resources for Diverse, Underserved Populations (Oral)
   4016.0The Role of Policy and Policy Research in the Elimination of Cancer Disparities: Models, Examples, and Advocacy (Oral)
   4031.0Integrated Long-Term Care: What Can we Learn from Other Countries? (Oral)
   4032.0Health Care in the New Millennium: Politics, Policy and Public Health (Oral)
   4035.0Public Health Law & Powers During Public Health Emergencies (Oral)
   4036.0Politics and Policy of Implementing HIV Testing (Oral)
   4037.0Prevention Strategies and HIV Risk Sexual Behaviors in Africa (Oral)
   4038.0Politics and Policy Surrounding HIV Testing (Oral)
   4042.0Combating Malaria: What Works? (Oral)
   4043.0Conflict and Public Health: A Framework for Conceptualizing Their Interconnections (Oral)
   4044.0Global Concerns and Actions to Address Pandemic Influenza (Oral)
   4045.0Water, Water, Everywhere: Is it Safe to Drink? (Oral)
   4046.0Substance Use and Substance Use Treatment Issues Among LGBT Individuals (Oral)
   4047.0Infant Mortality Risk Reduction Among Diverse Populations: From Research to Action (Oral)
   4048.0Healthy Child Care America: Building Partnerships to Support the Healthy Development of Young Children (Oral)
   4049.0Improving Children's Health Through Policy and Financing Strategies (Oral)
   4050.0Genetics and Newborns Screening: Practice, Policy and Ethics (Oral)
   4052.0Breastfeeding Programs and Evaluation (Oral)
   4054.0Organization and Financing of Mental Health Care (Oral)
   4064.0Making a Difference in Public Health through Politics (Oral)
   4065.0Environmental Health (Oral)
   4069.0Politics, Policy and Public Health: Student Perspectives (Oral)
   4073.0Examining Influential Factors on Women's Health Policy and Politics (Oral)
12:30 PM-1:30 PM Tue
   4098.0Latinos and health Disparities (Poster)
   4099.0Access to Health Care: Implications for Policy (Poster)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Tue
   4105.0ATOD Late Breaker Session: Improving Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services to Returning Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan: Dialogue Between Returning Veterans and Service Providers and Other Health Professionals (Oral)
   4106.0Native Hawaiians and Health Policy (Oral)
   4117.0Success Stories: Community-Based Public Health Efforts to Inform Politics, Policy, and Public Health (e.g., Social and Environmental Justice) (Oral)
   4119.0When Programming, Policy and Action Come Together: A Local Solution to Access Barriers (Oral)
   4120.0Promoting Health through Community Partnerships (Oral)
   4134.0Environment and Aging (Oral)
   4138.0Disparities in Health in America's Social Justice System (Oral)
   4141.0HIV Research and Intervention Issues among Latinos (Oral)
   4147.0Universal Access to Care (Oral)
   4149.0Applications of Health Economics to Provider Shortages & Hospital Behavior (Oral)
   4150.0Social Sciences in Health: Social Dimensions of Disease Burden Across the Lifespan (Oral)
   4151.0Mental Health and Medical Comorbidity (Oral)
   4154.0Mental Health and Criminal Justice (Oral)
   4157.0War and Public Health: Part 2 (Oral)
   4166.0National Health Care: Heating Up in an Election Cycle (Oral)
   4168.0Preserving Women's Rights to Abortion (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Tue
   4194.0STD and HIV - Involving the Community in Implementation and Policy (Oral)
   4202.0Advancing the Health of Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders: An Under-recognized Community in the U.S (Oral)
   4203.0Public Health Policy and Incarcerated Populations (Oral)
   4206.0Transportation Barriers to Child Health Access (Oral)
   4224.0Health Disparities and Aging (Oral)
   4225.0Politics, Policy, and Aging (Oral)
   4229.0Health Insurance Reform (Oral)
   4230.0HIV Issues Facing African American Men (Roundtable)
   4231.0Relationship of Sexual Abuse and/or Violence to HIV Risk Behaviors and Experiences (Oral)
   4236.0Accountability and Aid Effectiveness. What Has Happened to the Spirit of the Paris Declaration? (Oral)
   4237.0Information Technology in the Healthcare Workplace: Impact and Implications (Oral)
   4238.0Health Services to Reduce Health Disparities (Oral)
   4242.0P Ellen Parsons Memorial Session: Congressional Update on Hot-Button Issues (Oral)
   4243.0Social Sciences in Health: Cultural & Class Sensitivity in Clinical Settings/Encounters (Oral)
   4248.0Medicaid Reform (Oral)
   4255.0Health Care for Underserved Populations (Oral)
   4256.0Contemporary Issues in Public Health Nursing Practice (Oral)
   4259.0Science, Politics and People's Health (Oral)
   4261.0Sex Workers: Voluntary and Forced (Oral)
4:30 PM-5:30 PM Tue
   4266.0Taking Care of Mothers (Poster)
   4268.0Focus on Reproductive Health and Family Planning (Poster)
   4269.0Contemporary Issues in Health Care Reform and Policy (Poster)
   4270.0Innovative Topics in Maternal and Child Health (Poster)
   4271.0Community Approaches to Breastfeeding (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
   4289.0The Politics of Alcohol Policy (Oral)
   4293.0Advocacy and Community-based Research Efforts to Address AAPI Health Needs (Oral)
   4294.0Protecting our People: Disaster Response and Preparedness for African-Americans (Oral)
   4296.0Uninsured Children: Improving Access to Care (Oral)
   4297.0Reducing Asthma Disparities: City and State Strategies (Oral)
   4308.0Katrina: Past Disaster and Future Preparedness (Oral)
   4311.0The Human Right to Health (Oral)
   4312.0Care and Treatment Issues among Women (Oral)
   4313.0Understanding HIV/AIDS Medication Adherence and Related Issues (Oral)
   4314.0Immigration and health (Oral)
   4315.0LGBT Youth Research (Oral)
   4317.0History & Politics of Regulating Harm: Tobacco, Lead, & Bisphenol A (Oral)
   4318.0Veterans' Health (Oral)
   4320.0Mental Health and Trauma (Oral)
   4324.0The Costs of War: The Impact of War on Veterans and Their Families (Oral)
   4333.0Milton Terris Global Health Award (Panel Discussion)
   4335.0Critical Issues Affecting the Sexual Health of Women (Oral)
8:30 PM-10:00 PM Tue
   4343.0Health in Displaced Populations (Oral)

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

8:30 AM-9:30 AM Wed
   5003.0Public Health Perspectives on Trade & Health (Poster)
   5011.0STI/HIV Surveillance, Mental Health, and Service Utilization (Poster)
   5012.0Social and Cultural Issues Surrounding HIV/AIDS Status, Disclosure and Transmission (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)
   5016.0Perspectives on Community Based Primary Health Care (Poster)
   5017.0Child Health: Issues and Innovations (Poster)
   5020.0Cutting Edge Topics in Maternal Child Health (Poster)
   5022.0Interesting Topics in Maternal and Child Health (Poster)
8:30 AM-10:00 AM Wed
   5032.0Environmental Health and Justice (Oral)
   5033.0CBPR Applications and Tools to Address Disparities (Oral)
   5034.0Using the Power of the Physician Community to Improve Public Health (Oral)
   5035.0Health and Mental Health Needs after Hurricane Katrina (Oral)
   5036.0Preparedness and the CDCís Quarantine and Border Health Services (Oral)
   5050.0Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care: The Complexities of Healthcare Delivery (Oral)
   5054.0A Perfect Storm: Responding to Global Warming (Oral)
   5055.0Reproductive Health and Family Planning: Policies and Practices (Oral)
   5058.0Addressing Health Care Challenges in Populations Affected by Conflict (Oral)
   5060.0Reproductive Health: Health Care, Work, and Social Environments (Oral)
   5061.0Applications of Health Economics to Health Behaviors & Outcomes (Oral)
   5062.0Drug Policy & Pharmacy Services (Oral)
   5064.0Homelessness and Mental Health (Oral)
   5065.0The PTSD Crisis Among Returning Veterans (Oral)
   5084.0Statistics, Measurement, Health Outcomes, and Public Policy (Oral)
   5085.0International Women's Health Issues (Oral)
   5086.0Compositional or Contextual Factors and Women's Health Disparities (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Wed
   5093.1Ho`oikaika I kou wa`a Ė Waterproofing your canoe (Panel Discussion)
   5095.1Public Health and Trade Policy (Oral)
   5097.0Featured Project Session: Healthy Eating, Active Communities: A Multi-sectoral Approach to Improving Food and Physical Activity Environments in Communities (Oral)
   5100.0Reducing Health Disparities Among African-Americans and Hispanic Americans: Intervention Research Funded by CMS (Oral)
   5104.0Disability, Environment and Participation (Oral)
   5118.0Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (Oral)
   5119.0STI/HIV Knowledge, Risk Behaviors, and Prevention Issues among African American Adolescent Females (Oral)
   5123.0Policy, Concerns and Issues among Latino Immigrants (Roundtable)
   5124.0LGBT Health Policy & Advocacy (Oral)
   5126.0Innovative Topics in Maternal and Child Health-2 (Oral)
   5127.0From Policy to Practice: Building Systems of Care for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs (Oral)
   5129.0Social Sciences in Health: Health Promotion Among Underserved, Hard-To-Reach Populations (Oral)
   5130.0Mental Health and Occupational Health: Improved Consumer, Community and Staff Safety (Oral)
   5135.0Health Effects of War in the Middle East (Oral)
   5150.0The FDA and Women's Health: Are the Safeguards Adequate? (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Wed
   5160.0Environment, Health and Health Promotion (Oral)
   5168.0Medicare: Utilization, Changes, and the Future (Oral)
   5172.0Community-based Participatory Research Models (Oral)
   5173.0Drug Use Behaviors and HIV Risk Behaviors among Underserved Populations (Oral)
   5174.0Drug Use and HIV Risk Behaviors among Men: Sexuality and Cultural Considerations (Oral)
   5175.0Risk Behaviors and Prevention Strategies Targeting Commercial Sex Workers and Their Clients (Oral)
   5178.0Behavior and HIV Prevalence: Cases from East Africa (Oral)
   5180.0Sexual Identity and Behaviors (Oral)
   5181.0Improving Pregnancy Outcomes: Cutting Edge Research (Oral)
   5184.0Ethnic & Racial Disparities: Hospital System Level Solutions (Oral)
   5199.0Global Health: Public Health Nursing in the Global Context (Oral)
   5203.0Critical Issues in Access to Women's Health Care (Oral)

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