4115.0 Gay and Bisexual Menís Health

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 10:30 AM
This session presents recent findings on gay and bisexual menís health. Papers describe the development of a health policy agenda, insights on identity and associated behaviors, and gay menís knowledge and acceptability of HPV vaccine. Overall, this session provides participants with a fuller understanding of the health concerns of gay and bisexual men, with suggestions for intervention points.
Session Objectives: 1. List various identities expressed by gay and bisexual men and describe how they may determine behavioral risks. 2. Discuss components of a Gay Menís Health Agenda 3. Describe correlates of HPV vaccine acceptability.

11:10 AM
Acceptability of HPV vaccine among gay and bisexual men
Paul L. Reiter, PhD, Noel T. Brewer, PhD, Annie-Laurie McRee, MPH, Paul A. Gilbert, MSPH and Jennifer S. Smith, PhD
11:30 AM
Development, Dissemination and Implementation of the "2009 Gay Men's Health Agenda"
James Pickett, A. Cornelius Baker, Christopher Bartlett, Stewart J. Landers, JD, MCP, Kaijson Noilmar, BAE and Edward L. Strickler, MA, MA MPH

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

Organized by: LGBT Caucus of Public Health Professionals
Endorsed by: APHA-Equal Health Opportunity Committee, HIV/AIDS, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

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