4264.0 Innovative Student Research in Public Health

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 2:30 PM
APHA and the Student Assembly are dedicated to fostering the next generation of public health scholars and practitioners. In line with this philosophy, the Student Assembly is pleased to present this roundtable session dedicated to giving students a chance to present and discuss their work with others in their field. The session highlights some of the more innovative student work submitted to the student assembly and represents a wide array of topics in public health. Topics include diabetes, malaria, disaster preparedness and recovery, smoking, knee and farm worker injury, food accessibility disparities, international sanitation issues, and culturally relevant cancer education.
Session Objectives: Identify and explain innovative student work in various areas of public health. Discuss student work with professionals with similar interests. Develop and expand public health networks.

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Role of Victims as Volunteers in Disaster Recovery Efforts
Naheed Ahmed, BS, Lauren Anne Harris, BA, Christine Wolfe, MPH, Jaime Corvin, PhD and Darcy Ravndal, RN, MPH
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Farmwork-Related-Injuries in a Cohort of Older Farmers in Kentucky and South Carolina
Jennifer Marcum, MS, Dr. Steven R Browning, PhD and Deborah Reed, RN, PhD
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Detection of viable Ascaris ova in ecological toilet biosolids in Bolivia
Scot Raymond Seitz, Lourdes Echalar, Ximena Rodriguez, Raul Silveti, Oscar Suntura, Juan Carlos Suntura and Christine L. Moe, PhD
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Systematic review of Spanish language cancer educational materials: A first step in improving message reach and effectiveness
Anna Walton, Alanna S. Murday, Heather M. Brandt, PhD, CHES and DeAnne K. Hilfinger Messias, PhD RN, FAAN

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

Organized by: APHA-Student Assembly

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

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