2048.0 Asian/Pacific Islander Health Across the Life Course

Sunday, October 26, 2008: 4:30 PM
The life course perspective in public health has been postulated to help understand the contribution of exposures and events over the natural life span to long-term impacts on health. This framework has also been integral to understanding the complex determinants of disparities among ethnic/minority populations. This session highlights some of the complex issues facing diverse Asian & Pacific Islander populations over various stages of the life course.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) will be able to: 1) identify disproprotionate outcomes affecting certain Asian/Pacific Islander subgroups; 2) understand the contribution of exposures across different stages of life to these disparities ; and 3) define targeted areas for intervention to reduce prevalence and improve well-being among these communities.
Arnab Mukherjea, DrPH(c), MPH
Arnab Mukherjea, DrPH(c), MPH

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Organized by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA