4184.0 Maternal, infant and pediatric epidemiology

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will focus on issues in the epidemiology of maternal and child health. Topics of the presentations will include parental contact with law enforcement and sudden infant death syndrome, and effect modification in a study of birth weight outcomes. Parental vaccine concerns and the demographic and toxic correlates of iron status in women and children will also be discussed.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, the learner (participant) will be able to: 1) Discuss rates and trends of HIV in pregnancy for the State of Florida; 2) Identify parental concerns about vaccines and describe their impact on childhood immunization status; and 3) Identify two strong risk factors for macrosomia and term low birth weight.

Demographic and toxic correlates of iron status in US women and children
Eduardo Velasco, MD, MSc, PhD, Tasha Peart, DrPH, Mian B. Hossain, PhD and Farin Kamangar, MD, PhD
Introductory Remarks
Parental contact with law enforcement in San Bernardino County and death of infants from sudden infant death syndrome SIDS (a case control study)
Jesutoyin Ajike-King, MS, MPH, CHES, Thomas Prendergast, MD, MPH and Synove Knutsen, MD, MPH, PhD
Impact of parental vaccine concerns on early childhood immunization outcomes
Samantha Kurosky, MSPH, Kenneth D. Rosenberg, MD, MPH, Collette Young, PhD and James A. Gaudino, MD, MS,MPH,FACPM
Disparities in rates of HIV infection during pregnancy and trends across the decade, 1998-2007
Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD, Kara Stanley, MPH, Euna August, MPH, Lindsey M. King, MPH, Alfred Mbah, PhD, Amina Alio, PhD and Philip Marty, PhD

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Maternal and Child Health, School Health Education and Services, Social Work, Women's Caucus

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

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