Online Program

Improving Pregnancy Outcomes Poster Session: Cutting Edge Research and Practice

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
This session highlights cutting edge research and practice for promoting maternal physical and psychosocial well-being and fostering healthy birth outcomes. Posters examine a range of clinical, psychosocial, and system-level factors, including maternal health behavior, medical risk, stress, social support, health care access and quality, and their relation to important MCH outcomes, such as preterm birth, low birthweight, infant morbidity, and maternal mortality
Session Objectives: Describe clinical, psychosocial, and system-level factors related to maternal and infant health during the perinatal period.
Tyan Parker Dominguez, PhD, MPH, MSW and Kee Chan, PhD

Board 1
Assessing the role of acculturation, social support, and stress on birth outcomes among hispanic women enrolled in familias sanas   
Shruti Bala, MPH, Dean Coonrod, MD, MPH, Stephanie Ayers, PhD and Flavio Marsiglia, PhD
Board 2
IMPACT of socioeconomic and lifestyle factors of pregnant women on the BIRTH weight in underdeveloped regions   
Peter Balazs, Andrea Grenczer, Ildiko Rakoczi and Kristie Long Foley, PhD
Board 3
Barriers to prenatal care among women presenting to the emergency department   
Priya Mammen, MD, MPH, Paul Dominici, MD and Nina Joyce
Board 4
Maternal toxoplasmosis and adverse pregnancy outcomes   
Mulubrhan Mogos, PhD, Jason L. Salemi, MPH, Dawood Sultan, Ph.D. and Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD
Board 5
Accredited private sector services coupled with affordable vouchers increase access to and quality of care: The healthy mothers, healthy babies voucher program   
Meira Neggaz, MALD, Sayaka Koseki, MBA, MPH, Bernadette Lee, MPH, MA, Alex Bagora, Tanvi Pandit-Rajani, MPH and Ilana Ron Levey, MSc
Board 6
Intrapartum temperature elevation, epidural use, and adverse outcome in term infants   
Elizabeth Greenwell, ScD, Grace Wyshak, PhD, Steven Ringer, MD, PhD, Lise Johnson, MD, Michael Rivkin, MD and Ellice Lieberman, MD, DrPH
Board 7
Pregnancy-associated mortality review in Massachusetts: Using the health impact pyramid to address social and health care disparities   
Angela Nannini, PhD, FNP-C, FAANP, Hafsatou Diop, MD, MPH, Karin Downs, RN, MPH and Ruth Karacek, RN, MPH, CCM
Board 9

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health