3005.0 Late Breaking Developments in Public Health

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
In this session, presenters will make presentations and answer questions on new developments on the following topics: population radiation exposure in Japan after the earthquake, drought and famine in Africa, counterfeit medicines, prison health, health care reform, and public health response to tornados.
Session Objectives: Describe current issues concerning new developments in major issues of public health. Describe what public health workers can do to address these issues.
Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH
Carol Easley Allen, PhD, RN and Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH

8:45 AM
Drought and Famine in Africa
Kathryn Bolles, MPH
9:15 AM
New Challenges in Prison Health
Cheryl E. Easley, PhD, RN
9:30 AM
Health Care Reform
Steffie Woolhandler, MD
9:45 AM
Public Health Response to Tornados in Alabama
Carol Easley Allen, PhD, RN

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