Do chlamydia recruit screening programs reduce pelvic inflammatory disease in u.s. servicewomen?
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Social and behavioral sciences
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe the difference in chlamydia recruit screening policies across U.S. Military Services. Identify incidence rates and incidence rate ratios of PID outcomes among female military recruits by service and year. Evaluate the impact of screening vs. not-screening for chlamydia during recruit training on PID during the following 12 months. Analyze and model the risk for PID among female recruits.
Keyword(s): Reproductive Health, STD
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Clark is a senior managing epidemiologist at the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center and contributing editor for its publication, the Medical Surveillance Monthly Report. She has co-authored numerous articles in the peer-reviewed literature. She serves as project mentor to preventive medicine residents from Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Dr. Clark is a graduate of the George Washington University and the Medical University of South Carolina.
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