3212.0 Public Health Implications of Emerging Trends in Drug Use on the US-Mexico Border

Monday, October 27, 2008: 12:30 PM
Yonette Thomas, PhD and Wilson Compton, MD, MPH

12:50 PM
Emerging Trends in Methamphetamine Use on the US-MEXICO Border
Michele Shedlin, PhD and Rebeca Ramos, MA, MPH
1:05 PM
Cross-border mobility linked to tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment interruption among injection drug users in Tijuana, Mexico
Robert Deiss, MD, Richard S. Garfein, PhD, MPH, Maria Remedios Lozada, Dra, Jose Luis Burgos, MD, MPH, Kimberly C. Brouwer, PhD, Kathleen Moser, MD, MPH, Maria Luisa Z˙˝iga, PhD, Timothy C. Rodwell, MD, PhD, MPH, Victoria D. Ojeda, PhD, MPH and Steffanie Strathdee, PhD
1:20 PM
Correlates of early initiation into sex work in two Mexico-U.S. border cities
Oralia Loza, MA, Steffanie Strathdee, PhD, Shirley Semple, PhD, Maria Remedios Lozada, Dra, Hugo Staines, Miguel Angel Fraga, MD, Gustavo A. Martinez, Dr, Adela De la Torre, PhD, Hortensia Amaro, PhD and Thomas Patterson, PhD
1:35 PM
Established vs. new migrant status as a correlate of sexually transmitted infections and HIV risk behaviors among female sex workers in Tijuana, Mexico
Steven R. Machlin, MS, Victoria D. Ojeda, PhD, MPH, Steffanie Strathdee, PhD, Maria Remedios Lozada, Dra, Miguel Fraga, MD, Prisci Orozovich, MPH, Carlos Magis-Rodriguez, MD, MPH, Adela De la Torre, PhD, Hortensia Amaro, PhD and Thomas Patterson, PhD

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: International Health, Socialist Caucus, School Health Education and Services, Women's Caucus

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

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