3333.0 Addressing Health Disparities in Persons with Disabilities

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM
Health of persons with disabilities often lags behind their counterparts without disabilities. Papers in this session will address the health disparities currently existing between persons with and without disability from various aspects.
Session Objectives: Identify at least one area in which health disparities exist between persons with and without disability.

2:48 PM
Occupational Injuries among U.S. Workers with Disabilities
Weiyan Zhao, MD, PhD, Krista K. Wheeler, MS, Bo Lu, PhD and Huiyun Xiang, MD, MPH, PhD
3:24 PM
Availability of obesity data on adolescents with disability in the state health surveillance programs
Kiyoshi Yamaki, PhD, James Rimmer, PhD, Brienne Davis Lowry, MPH, Emilie Buscaj, BA, Natasha Spassiani, MSc, Jessica Madrigal, MS and Leigh Zisko, BA

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Organized by: Disability
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG, Aging & Public Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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