4172.0 Linking Social Injustice and High Risk Behaviors

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session explores the complex interaction between social injustice, and behaviors that tend to be primarily labeled as individual choice. Panelists will discuss lifestyle behaviors stemming from perception of racial discrimination and those that are not.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be better able to Describe the multi-level components of and effective social inclusion substance abuse prevention program. To describe behavioral, situational, and environmental determinants contributing to to risky sexual behaviors resulting in outcomes such as HIV/AIDS and STIs, particularly gonorrhea. Assess the strategies for redistribution and expansion of the health and welfare dollars to the children affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Describe the impact of stigma that prohibits gay and bisexual men from donating blood ban.
Amy Leader, DrPH, MPH

Mixed methods evaluation of a community substance abuse prevention coalition in an inner ring suburb
Scott Frank, MD, MS, Kristina Knight, MPH, Erik Johnson and Avril Sargeant
Effects of Perceptions of Racial Discrimination and Lifestyle on Health Outcomes in Mississippi: Is One Confounding the Other?
Lovetta Brown, MD, MPH, Olugbemiga Tanilepada Ekundayo, MD, MPH, DrPH and Vincent Mendy, MPH

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

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, HIV/AIDS, Socialist Caucus, Social Work

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