Online Program

Racial and Ethnic Disparities

Monday, November 4, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Board 1
Prescriptions and over the counter medications overuse among underserved African American elderly   
Mohsen Bazargan, PhD, Professor, Hamed Yazdanshenas, MD, Assistant Professor and Gail Orum-Alexander, PharmD, Dean
Board 2
Impact of psychosocial factors on functional improvement in hispanic seniors after tai chi exercise   
Ka-Chun Siu, PhD, Shireen Rajaram, Ph.D., Aura Whitney-Jackson, MSW and Carolina Padilla
Board 3
Tai chi for stress reduction and glycemic control among hispanic older adults   
Amparo Castillo, MD, PhD, Lisa Aponte-Soto, MHA, Rosalba Hernandez, PhD and Laurie Ruggiero, PhD
Board 4
Impact of neighborhood context on older latinos diabetes status: Findings from the Sacramento area Latino aging study (SALSA)   
Lorena Garcia, MPH, DrPH, Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri, MS, PhD, Anne Lee, BA, John Neuhaus, PhD and Mary N. Haan, MPH, DrPH
Board 5
Inappropriate prescriptions and over the counter medications according to beers criteria among underserved aged African americans   
Hamed Yazdanshenas, MD, Assistant Professor, Mohsen Bazargan, PhD, Professor, Gail Orum-Alexander, PharmD, Dean and Baqar Husaini, PhD, Professor
Board 6
Acculturation and childhood obesity among immigrant nigerian children in northern California   
Chidumam Ike-Chinaka, B.Sc, MA, Ph.D, Amany H. Refaat, MD, MSc, MHPE, PhD and Diane Neal, PhD
Board 7
Board 8
Mental health of immigrant and u.s. born populations with chronic low back pain   
MIchael Roxas, Julia Keosaian, MPH and Robert Saper, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Black Caucus of Health Workers, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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