3120.0 Aetna Women and Aging Research Papers

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session will present the Aetna Women and Aging Award winning paper and other papers related to women, gender, and aging.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss issues related to gender and aging. 2. Discuss strategies for addressing gender issues in aging.

Correction of vitamin D inadequacy by food fortification
Irina V. Haller, PhD, MS, Diane Krueger, BS, Jean Engelke and Neil Binkley, MD
Tobacco use among middle-aged and older women in Texas: Factors influencing current smoking and cessation behaviors
Matthew Lee Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, Brian Colwell, PhD, SangNam Ahn, PhD, MPSA, Kristi Johnson and Marcia G. Ory, PhD, MPH
Overuse of mammography among primary care physicians: Factors associated with recommending mammography to older women with a terminal comorbidity
Corinne R. Leach, MS PhD MPH, Carrie Klabunde, PhD, Catherine Alfano, PhD and Julia Rowland, PhD
Pain sensitivity, physical activity and the language of pain among aging non-Hispanic White women with knee osteoarthritis
Bridgett Rahim-Williams, PhD, MPH, MA, Willliam Parker Hinson, BS, Kemar Mapp, BA, MPH and Rida Laeeq

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

Organized by: Gerontological Health (newly approved name Aging & Public Health)
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Women's Caucus

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