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Session: Improving Pregnancy Outcomes: Politics, Disparities, and Cutting Edge Research
4274.0: Tuesday, November 06, 2007: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Poster
Improving Pregnancy Outcomes: Politics, Disparities, and Cutting Edge Research
This poster session will present work centered on improving pregnancy outcomes in high-risk populations that disproportionately suffer from poor birth outcomes. Posters present results of new research on labor induction, modifiable risk factors, and community-based and policy-based interventions for improving pregnancy outcomes and reducing disparities.
Learning Objectives: Participants in this poster session will be able to: 1) Identify modifiable risk factors that can be targeted for improving pregnancy outcomes in high-risk women and reducing disparities 2) Discuss community-based and policy-based interventions for improving pregnancy outcomes and reducing disparities
Organizer(s):Tyan Parker Dominguez, PhD, MPH, MSW
Judith R. Katzburg, PhD, MPH, RN
Janine Lewis, MPH
Board 1Empowering Families of Milwaukee: A community-based approach to improving pregnancy, birth, and infant outcomes
Terri A. Birt, MEd
Board 2Complementing the Education of Medical Residents Core Curriculum on the Issue of Prematurity
Diane Mary Zipley, MS
Board 3Assessing the Impact of Age, Gestation, SES, and Ethnicity on Labor Inductions
Barbara L. Wilson, RNC, MSN
Board 4Motivating college-age women to modify drinking and sexual behaviors to avoid FAS
Amy Columbo, Lesa A. Dixon-Gray, MSW, MPH
Board 5Identification of modifiable factors associated with low birth weight infants
Lorena K. Royer, RN, MPH
Board 6Improving perinatal outcomes in African American women: The Aintie Tia Program
Kathryn Cardarelli, PhD, Kim Parish Perkins, Scott Ransom, DO, MBA, MPH, Ralph Anderson, MD, Jamboor Vishwanatha, PhD
Board 7Regional Cooperation Agreements: Policy-making to enhance the delivery of risk-appropriate perinatal care
Andrea J. Hoberman, MPH, CLE, Jennifer L. Taylor, MPH, Jennifer L. Pavelka, MA, Arlene Cullum, MPH, Barbara J. Murphy, RN, MSN, CDE, Ellen R. Silver, RNP, MSN, Cynthia D. Fahey, MSN, RN, PHN
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Black Caucus of Health Workers; Epidemiology; HIV/AIDS; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

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