2041.0 Social justice and determinants of health

Sunday, November 7, 2010: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Session Objectives: Describe the role of the school in promoting social justice. Explain the interrelationship between social justice and determinants of health.

Board 1
Education as a social determinant of adolescent health: Better understanding school climate
Sonia Jain, DrPH, Kevin Huang, PhD, Thomas Hanson, PhD and Greg Austin, PhD
Board 2
Breaking down the silos to address youth health disparities: A social justice imperative
Diane Edith Allensworth, PhD, Collins O. Airhihenbuwa, PhD, MPH, M. Elaine Auld, MPH,CHES and Carmen J. Head, MPH, CHES
Board 6
Promising results from a school-based intervention to address childhood obesity in Texas-Mexico border communities
Patricia Keck, MSN, RN, Suad F. Ghaddar, PhD, Carolyn Garcia, PhD, MPH, RN, Sion Lee and Margaret Lopez, MS, RD, SNS
Board 8
Project Health: Addressing the health hazards posed by the epidemic of obesity and CVD among African-American youth in Mississippi
Brenda W. Jenkins, MPH, PhD, Clifton C. Addison, PhD, Monique S. White, MPH and Lavon Young, MPH
Board 9
Risk behaviors, high blood pressure and obesity in young African Americans
Monique S. White, MPH, Clifton C. Addison, PhD, Brenda W. Jenkins, MPH, PhD and Lavon Young, MPH

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

Organized by: School Health Education and Services
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Social Work