4210.0 Occupational Epidemiology

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will increase the participants knowledge and understanding of how employment, uncertain economic conditions and the work enviornment (i.e, perceived discrimination) affects an individuals health and their ability to cope and take the necessary precautions to prevention negative health outcomes.
Session Objectives: Describe the interaction between the effects of employment stability during 3 years in combination with economic status on depression Discuss mechanisms by which uncertain economic environments can contribute to risky health behaviors. Describe the causes of the healthy worker survivor effect

Causal Methods to Control for the Healthy Worker Survivor Effect
Jonathan Chevrier, PhD, Sally Picciotto, PhD and Ellen A. Eisen, ScD
Occupational health experiences of Hispanic day laborers
Claudia Diaz Fuentes, MPhil, MA, Narda Hernandez-Dias, BA, Leonardo Martinez, MPH, Meshawn Tarver, MPH and Marielena Lara, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Occupational Health and Safety, APHA-Student Assembly, Socialist Caucus, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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

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