2054.0 Climate changes, migration and its impact on health

Sunday, November 8, 2009: 4:30 PM

Board 1
Increasing Breast Cancer Screening in Refugee Communities: Identifying Best Practices Among Lay Health Educators
Erin Beardsworth, Kelsey Davidson, Andrew Fanous, Rebecca Gordon, Brian Kilonzo, Isaac Leader, Jason Shen, Deborah Dameron, Tania Bertsch, MD and Jan K. Carney, MD MPH
Board 2
Cultural and Linguistic Issues in Developing an Adaptation of the Geriatric Depression Scale for Laotian Elderly
Giang T. Nguyen, MD, MPH, MSCE, Jin Hui Joo, MD MA, Elaine J. Yuen, PhD, Ethan T. Nguyen, BA, Yuko Sakata, Shong Chai Hang and Somsanith Phommachanh
Board 4
Board 7
Community Connections and Collaboration
Joan K. Brandt, PhD, MPH, RN, Carol Pavlish, PhD, MS, RN, Jeannine Mueller-Harmon, MS, FNP, RN, Barbara Champlin, PhD, MS, RN and Sahra Noor, RN, MS
Board 8
Documented and undocumented immigrant men's potential access to health care
Claudia S. Coggin, PhD, CHES, Khiya Marshall, DrPH, Guadalupe Munguia, MD, MPH and Ximena Urrutia-Rojas, DrPH
Board 10
Responding to a community request: Gender exclusive swims in a Somali immigrant community
Eva M. Moore, MD, Mohamed Ali, MPH, Elinor Graham, MD, MPH and Linda Quan, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health
Endorsed by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus