4026.0 Infectious Disease Epidemiology 2

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will provide new findings in the area of infectious disease epidemiology including the areas of malaria, TB, and influenza.
Session Objectives: Assess the adequacy of zip code tabulation areas as a proxy for census tracts when measuring poverty. Identify areas with increased likelihood of pandemic influenza emergence Identify socio-demographic characteristics and tobacco use patterns among individuals with self-reported tuberculosis in 4 states of India with the highest HIV prevalence. Describe how education level appears to mediate acceptance of health promoting behaviors associated with achievement of exceptional longevity
Orion Mccotter, BS, MPH

Introductory Remarks
Malaria diagnosis: Perspectives from caregivers and health staff, Makarfi, Nigeria
Olufemi Ajumobi, Kabir Sabitu, Ikeoluwa Ajayi, Patrick Nguku and Gabriele Poggensee
Achieving Exceptional Longevity: Education Level Associates with Healthy Behaviors Promoting Longer Life
Paul Targonski, MD, PhD, Casey Caldwell, MD, Lisa Peterson, RN, MSN and Eric Tangalos, MD
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology

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

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