213136 Overview of Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait - Part II

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 8:30 AM

Joy Marini, MSPA-C , Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute, New Brunswick, NJ
Karla Damus, PhD , Office of the Medical Director, March of Dimes, White Plains, NY
The multidimensional HBWW interventions/program materials target modifiable risk factors (e.g., smoking, inflammation, stress, folic acid deficiency) through:

continuing education for clinicians and public health workers

educational information and support services to pregnant women

implementation of relevant patient safety/quality improvement protocols, and

a communications campaign

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the clinical and public health interventions being used in Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait Describe how the interventions fit into the social ecological model.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have a 20 year career in development of continuing education programs and materials for physicians and nurses. I have a background in strategic planning, marketing, project management, clinical family practice and geriatrics (as a Physician Assistant) and am currently managing a portfolio to improve the health of women and children globally for Johnson & Johnson in the Corporate Communications Department. NOTE: This information may not be relevant as I am strictly a presenter at this event.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes

Name of Organization Clinical/Research Area Type of relationship
Bristo - Myers Squibb NA Stock Ownership
Johnson & Johnson NA Employment (includes retainer) and Stock Ownership

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.