3122.0 Potpourri: Demonstrating the Diversity of Topics in Epidemiology

Monday, November 9, 2009: 10:30 AM
This session will cover a broad range of topics in epidemiology. Presentations will include discussions of the possible health effects on pregnant women following a terrorist attack, traumatic brain injuries, predictors of mortality, reporting of vaccine-associated adverse events and treatment and monitoring for children and adolescents with major depressive disorder.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss how epidemiological modeling can assist clinicians, researchers and disaster planners in determining hazards and vulnerabilities for pregnant women following a terrorist event. 2. Discuss the epidemiology of traumatic brain injury in Pennsylvania. 3. Explain the importance of active monitoring of vaccine-associated adverse events through various modes of reporting.
Ami S. Patel, PhD, MPH

11:05 AM
Which Domains of Health Status Predict Mortality? A Longitudinal Population-Based Study
David Feeny, PhD, Heather M. Orpana, PhD, Nathalie Huguet, PhD, Bentson McFarland, MD and Mark S. Kaplan, DrPH
11:20 AM
CDC's Integrated Vaccine Surveillance System: Active surveillance for pandemic influenza preparedness
Gabriella M. Newes-Adeyi, PhD, MPH, Jacey Greece, MPH, Deborah K. Walker, EdD, Sam Bozeman, MPH and Nelson Arboleda, MD, MPH
11:35 AM
Physicians' Self-reported Treatment and Monitoring for Children and Adolescents with Major Depressive Disorder
Andrea Pfalzgraf, MPH, PhD, Virginia Scott, MS PhD, Gene Makela, PharmD, BCCP, Steven L. Hartsock, PhD, LCSW-C, Jan Kavookjian, MBA, PhD, Lesley-Ann Miller, MS, PhD, Maria Mori Brooks, PhD and S. Suresh Madhavan, PhD, MBA

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Statistics, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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