3401.0 Improving Sexual Health in the U.S

Monday, November 9, 2009: 4:30 PM
Sexual health issues such as sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, are a persistent issue in the United States. This session highlights student work focused on improving the state of sexual health, particularly for disenfranchised or ignored communities. Topics included HIV interventions for homeless populations, Chlamydia, theoretically driven safer sex research with African Americans, and risk among adult film stars.
Session Objectives: Describe factors associated with less than optimal sexual health in various US populations. Formulate interventions to redress sexual health issues in disenfrancised or ignored populations.

4:52 PM
5:09 PM
Managing chlamydia infections in young men: Findings from a chart review of a public men's clinic serving a low income population in New York City
Emilee J. Pressman, MPH, Heidi E. Jones, MPH, David Bell, MD MPH, Jennifer Kerns, MD, MPH, Stephanie Lykes, MPH, Janet Garth and Carolyn L. Westhoff, MD

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Organized by: APHA-Student Assembly
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS

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

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