3230.0 Pediatric and Adolescent Epidemiology 1

Monday, October 29, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Session Objectives: Describe the degree of exposure that children have to all-terrain vehicles and discuss driving behaviors of children that put them at greater risk for injury. Describe and discuss the association between the health status of Hispanic children and the variables of household language and interview language. Discuss the potential to prevent breast cancer by identifying and then modifying environmental factors that influence placental morphology. Explain the public health importance of accurately determining the prevalence of iron deficiency in infants and toddlers. Discuss the relationship between bullying and suicide attempts among high school students in the U.S. and evaluate predictors of suicide post bullying.
James A. Gaudino, MD, MS,MPH,FACPM

Introductory Remarks
Got Wheels?--Adolescent exposure to ATVs and their driving practices
Charles Jennissen, MD, Gerene Denning, PhD, Kristel Wetjen, RN, BSN, Pamela Hoogerwerf, Jeffrey Peck and Karisa Harland, MPH, PhD
Placental morphology and daughter's breast density in mid-life: Prospective evidence from the Child Health and Development Studies
Lauren Zimmermann, MPH, Nickilou Y. Krigbaum, MPH, Julie Flom, MPH, Roberta Christianson, MS, Piera M. Cirillo, MPH, Karin B. Michels, ScD, PhD, Mary Beth Terry, PhD and Barbara Cohn, PhD
High prevalence of iron deficiency in an urban low-income infant/toddler population
Alan F. Meyers, MD, MPH, Hema Magge, MD, Philippa Sprinz, MD and Bill Adams, MD
Gender differences in bullying and suicide attempts among U.S. High School students
Dr. Joy P. Nanda, DSc,MS,MHS,MBA, Eileen Sousa, MPH Candidate, Justice Mbizo, DrPH, Monica Nanda, MS, PhD Student and Kenari Guest, BS, MPHc
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health

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

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