Online Program

Food Environments: Economic, Social and Geographic Influences

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
This session will address topics related to: Policy, systems, and environmental changes to prevent obesity or impact other public health concerns; ; Increasing access to healthy and affordable foods; Built environment; Innovations in healthy food retail; Evaluation/measurement of the food environment (e.g. environmental audits, GIS, etc.); Disparities in local food environments; Influence of the food environment on diet; etc.

Low-income residents' perceptions of corner store owners: Implications for healthy store projects   
Lara Jaskiewicz, PhD, MBA, MPH, Rachael Dombrowski, MPH, Gina Massuda Barnett, MPH, Steven Seweryn, EdD, MPH and Maryann Mason, PhD
Street vendors' contribution to urban food environments - variation by weather, season, and neighborhood   
Sean C. Lucan, MD, MPH, MS, Andrew Maroko, PhD, Joel Bumol, BS, Monica Varona, MEM, Luis Torrens, BA and Clyde Schechter, MD

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, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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

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