5050.0 Epidemiology and Surveillance

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Oral
This session will provide information on alternative methods of surveillance other than that used for influenza like illnesses, the prevalence of Chlamydia infections in US Army sodliders deployed to the Republic of Korea and the MRSA resistence trends among the US civilian and military populations over the past decade. Additionally, this session will provide information on acute alcohol use and sucide among racial/ethnic minorities and the use of data to drive policy decisions.
Session Objectives: Describe alternative methods to traditional influenza like illness surveillance. Identify the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infections among US Army soldiers deployed to the Republic of Korea. Describe CA-MRSA trends in US civilian and military populations over the past decade.
Moderator:
Kimberly Taylor, PhD, MPH, MS

9:00am
Acute alcohol intoxication and suicide mortality among racial/ethnic groups: Findings from the National Violent Death Reporting System
Raul Caetano, MD, PhD, Mark S. Kaplan, DrPH, Nathalie Huguet, PhD, Kenneth Conner, PsyD, Norman Giesbrecht, PhD, Bentson McFarland, MD, PhD and Kurt B. Nolte, MD
9:15am
Using Sports Injury Surveillance Data to Drive Policy Discussions
Christy Collins, Natalie Henke, Sarah Fields, JD, PhD and R. Dawn Comstock, PhD
9:30am
Enhancing Respiratory Infection Surveillance On the Arizona-Sonora BorderóBids Program Sentinel Surveillance Data
Catherine Golenko, MPH student, Orion Mccotter, MPH, Laura Erhart, MPH, Kacey Ernst, PhD and Elizabeth Jacobs, PhD

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

Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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

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