Greg Alexander Outstanding Student Papers Session: Effects of Health Behaviors & Unmet Needs for Care on Women's & Children's Health
Monday, November 4, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This session is named after Dr. Greg Alexander, an extraordinary maternal and child health researcher and a mentor of numerous students. In this session, students disseminate findings from their independent or collaborative research projects that investigate a variety of maternal and child health issues, such as impact of perinatal loss on health behaviors, unmet healthcare need, paid leave benefits of working mothers, overweight problems in vulnerable populations of South Africa, and adherence to treatment guidelines and barriers accessing health services among children with special healthcare needs.
Session Objectives: Analyze children’s unmet health care needs and ambulatory care use
Discuss the effect of previous perinatal loss on health behaviors in a subsequent pregnancy
Assess overweight problems among caregivers of orphan and vulnerable children in southern Africa
Evaluate paid leave benefits of working mothers with children
Discuss adherence to treatment guidelines and barriers to access to health care in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)