5152.0 Local (Colorado) epidemiological studies

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will include a variety of presentations about epidemiological research in Colorado, the location of this year’s annual conference. Specific topics that will be discussed include influenza, hepatitis C and gestational diabetes.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, the learner (participant) will be able to: 1) Evaluate influenza vaccine delivery to children and adolescents in a community health center system utilizing family medicine, pediatric, and school based clinics; 2) Describe the seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus among injection drug users in Denver; and 3) Compare demographic and health characteristics of persons who received influenza vaccine in Colorado prior to and during the 2009 influenza pandemic.

Successful pediatric influenza immunization program in an integrated community health center system
Mary E. O'Connor, MD, MPH, Rachel Everhart, MS, Steven Federico, MD and Simon Hambidge, MD, PhD
Seroprevalence of Hepatitis C among Injection Drug Users in Denver, Colorado
Alia Al-Tayyib, PhD, MSPH, Theresa Mickiewicz, MSPH, Toby LeRoux, Charles Chen and Mark Thrun, MD
Effect of Maternal Birthplace on Gestational Diabetes Prevalence in Hispanic Women in Colorado
Patricia Braun, MD, MPH, Amy Huebschmann, MD, Christina Suh, MD, Dennis Lezotte, PhD and Dana Dabelea, MD, PhD
Trends in seasonal influenza and H1N1 vaccine uptake using Colorado Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data
Anissa Bingman, MS, Shannon A. Rowe, MPH, Kieu Vu, MSPH, Alyson Shupe, PhD and Bernadette A. Albanese, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Social Work

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

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