141st APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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3138.0
Nutrition Disparities and Food Insecurity

Monday, November 4, 2013: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Oral
This session will address issues addressing age, race, gender, income, literacy, culture, location, and other factors; Food Deserts and Swamps (rural and urban); Strategies to address food insecurity; Food insecurity and obesity; etc.
Moderator:
Maya Maroto, EdD, MPH, RD

10:50am
Food pantry intervention increases food security, diet quality and self-sufficiency: Results from an 18-month randomized control study
Katie Martin, Ph.D., Michele Wolff, MPH, Angela Colantonio, BS, Rong Wu, MS and James Grady, DrPH
11:10am
Urban very low food-secure families experience similar demands, but have fewer assets to adapt compared to other food –insecure families
Sonya Jones, Ph.D., Michael Burke, M.P.H., Carrie Draper, MSW, Darcy A. Freedman, Ph.D., Christine Blake, Ph.D., R.D., Angela Liese, PhD, Bethany A. Bell, PhD and Lauren Martini, MPH
11:30am
Pediatric obesity risk assessment in the preschool setting: Factor validation with spanish-speaking families
Ruby Natale, Marilyn Townsend, PhD, Susan Uhlhorn, PhD and Sarah Messiah, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by: Medical Care, Socialist Caucus, Black Caucus of Health Workers

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

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