5174.0 Injury and occupational epidemiology

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 12:30 PM
This interesting session presents a collection of injury burden in various occupational settings: public health, military, adult entertainment club, university campus, a discussion of the burden of disease and injury in the Big Apple.
Session Objectives: Discuss the epidemiology of public health workforce due to layoffs and furloughs in 2010 Explain the injury burden by occupation Describe the health status of employees of adult entertainment clubs
Kimberly R. Taylor, PhD, MPH, MS

Introductory Remarks
12:40 PM
Associations Between Observed Helmet Use and Attitudes Among Scooter Operators on a University Campus
Robert M. Weiler, PhD, MPH, Lisa Pealer, MHSE, PhD, Daniel Connaughton, EdD and John Egberts, MS
12:55 PM
Health of the Big Apple: Measuring the burden of disease and injury in New York City using disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), 2005
Sharon Perlman, MPH, Cynthia Driver, DrPH, RN, Adam Karpati, MD, MPH, Meredith Slopen, MSW, Denise Paone, EdD, Catherine Corey, MPH, Bonnie D. Kerker, PhD, MPH, Ann Madsen, PhD and Carolyn Greene, MD
1:10 PM
Health status of employees of adult entertainment clubs
Esther Choo, MD, MPH, Megan Ranney, MD MPH, Melissa A. Clark, PhD, Michael J. Mello, MD, MPH, Tina Charest, Karina Bertsch, MSW, Christine Garro, PA, Saskia Larsen, MS and Caron Zlotnick, PhD
1:25 PM
Layoffs, Furloughs and Public Health: A 2010 Assessment of the Epidemiology Workforce
Lisa D. Ferland, MPH, Monica Huang, MPH, Hai Au Tran, MPH and James Hadler, MD
1:40 PM
Incidence rates for mild traumatic brain injury among active duty US Military personnel between 1997 and 2007
Kenneth L. Cameron, PhD, MPH, Stephen W. Marshall, PhD, Rodney X. Sturdivant, PhD and Andrew E. Lincoln, ScD, MS

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Peace Caucus

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

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