5032.0 Environmental Health and Justice

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 8:30 AM
This session aims to review public health discriminations and environmental health. Topics may include the right to health and wellness, public health disparities, and social determinants of health.
Session Objectives: Review exposures to violence and depressive symptoms among African Americans. Evaluate lead pollution and urban ecology. Illustrate use of resilience tools for vulnerable populations.

8:45 AM
Policy advocating and working together to take back the air
Adenike Bitto, MD,DrPH,MCHES,FRSPH, Jacquelyn A. Hakim, MS, MPH, Patricia Graham, PhD, Robert Moses, Hamilton Banks, Wayne Bolt, Eugenia R. Craig, Helen Willis, RN, Robert Hillman, Solibe and Uchenna Ufondu, MD, & MD and Amanda and Yolanda Rutkowski
9:00 AM
THRIVE: Tool for Health and Resilience in Vulnerable Environments
Rachel Davis, MSW, Jamila Edwards, MPP, Elizabeth Cespedes, BA and Larry Cohen, MSW

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Black Caucus of Health Workers
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Community-Based Public Health Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing