5153.0 Social Epidemiology & social determinants: implications for public health promotion policy

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The panel will showcase creative ways of incorporating social epidemiology and social determinants of health factors into community based health promotion programs. Presenters will also discuss the lessons learned, barriers and challenges encountered, and opportunities and successes associated with interventions to address social determinants of health.
Session Objectives: After the session, participants will be able to: 1. Discuss correctional and community-based programs that allow women involved in the criminal justice system to remain with their children, 2. Discuss a unique relationship between social capital and health in a Japanese suburban community, and 3. Describe contributions of the food environment to individual adiposity.

Longitudinal study of the food environment and adiposity in a multiethnic urban sample
Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, Vicki Johnson-Lawrence, MS, PhD, Graciela Mentz, PhD, Amy J. Schulz, PhD, Betty T. Izumi, PhD, MPH, RD, Cindy Gamboa and Causandra Gaines, MSW
Predictors of Depressive Symptoms Among Urban Low Income African American Mothers of Children with Asthma
Joan Kub, PhD PHCNS, BC, Melissa Bellin, PhD, MSW, LCSW, Cassia Land, MS, Jennifer Walker and Arlene Butz, ScD, RN, CPNP

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing
Endorsed by: Vision Care Section

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

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