3225.0 Developing, Promoting & Evaluating Environmental Health Initiatives

Monday, October 31, 2011: 12:30 PM
Session Objectives: Discuss governmental and inter-organizational efforts that have been used to build healthy communities through policy and environmental changes Identify methods to analyze and compare community-based environmental public health activities Describe the use of mapping tools to identify areas of need and to improve access to fresh fruits and vegetables

12:30 PM
CDC Prevention Research Centers' Policy and Environmental Changes to Promote Healthy Communities
Kate Stringer, PhD, Antonia Spadaro, RN, EdD, Jo Anne Grunbaum, EdD and Eduardo J. Simoes, MD, MSc, MPH
12:48 PM
1:06 PM
Communities Putting Prevention to Work: Documenting the Food Environment and Improving Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Stephanie S. Frost, PhD, Kimberly Bosworth Blake, PharmD, MBA, PhD, Molly Matthews, MS, Carole V. Harris, PhD, Andrew S. Bradlyn, PhD, Lucas C. Moore, EdD, Jessica Coffman, MA and Richard A. Wittberg, PhD
1:24 PM
Inter-organizational relationships in rural smoke-free policy: A social network analysis
Ganna Kostygina, PhD, Ellen J. Hahn, PhD, RN and Mary Kay Rayens, PhD

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

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Environment, Aging & Public Health, Public Health Nursing, Women's Caucus, Alternative and Complementary Health Practices

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