Online Program

Nutrition Disparities, Food Insecurity & Nutrition Assistance Programs

Monday, November 4, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
This session will cover 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; Effectiveness of Nutrition Education in SNAP, WIC, School Lunch/Breakfast, CACFP; SNAP restrictions; SNAP eligibility; incentives to purchase healthier options; emergency food assistance; etc.

Board 1
Contextual factors associated with use of healthy and unhealthy food choice coping strategies among food insecure parents   
Christine E. Blake, PhD, RD, Sonya Jones, Ph.D., Lauren Martini, MPH and Bethany A. Bell, PhD
Board 2
Geographic access to emergency food among racial/ethnic minorities and foreign-born residents in the twin cities   
Caitlin Eicher Caspi, Sc.D, Marilyn S. Nanney, PhD, MPH, RD and Amy Maheswaran Lopez, MSW
Board 3
Use of WIC cash value vouchers (CVV) in Arizona: A qualitative study of facilitators and barriers   
Farryl Bertmann, PhD, RD, LMNT, Punam Ohri-Vachaspati, PhD, RD, Karen Sell, MS and Christopher Wharton, PhD
Board 4
Severe food insecurity among adults with diabetes seeking food assistance at food pantries   
Matt Ippolito, MD, Courtney Lyles, PhD, Kim Prendergast, RD, MPP, Michelle Berger Marshall, MS, RD, Elaine Waxman, PhD and Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS
Board 6
Food insecurity among injection drug users in los angeles and san francisco   
Jane Schmitz, PhD, Alex H. Kral, PhD, Daniel Chu, Lynn Wenger, MSW, MPH and Ricky N. Bluthenthal, PhD
Board 8
Board 9
Association between food insecurity and diabetes complications   
Delia Houseal, BS, MPH, Diane Neal, PhD and Xianbin Li, PhD

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

Organized by: Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG, Medical Care, School Health Education and Services, Black Caucus of Health Workers

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