Online Program

Prominent issues in women's health from girls to women

Sunday, November 3, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Best practices around the world from girls to women could improve women's health by highlighting the low-income, vulnerable populations and birth outcomes. In this session presenters will discuss findings that explain gender issues in locally and globally, maternal health outcomes, health promotion behaviors, and school violence. Target audiences include, child health consultants, policymakers, program analysts, healthcare providers, and public health professionals.
Session Objectives: Describe maternal child health outcomes pre and post pregnancy; Discuss violence and aggression in girls and boys and how they feel victimized; and Discuss how health promotion programs and gender determine health outcomes in girls vs. boys
Jill M. Oliveri, MPH, DrPH

Board 2
Smoking among pregnant women receiving standard prenatal care compared to an enhanced model with health system navigation   
Saba Masho, MD, MPH, DrPH, Diane L. Bishop, MPH, Lori Keyser-Marcus, PhD, Sara Varner, BA and Dace Svikis, PhD
Board 3
Family theory in childbirth intervention research: A critical review   
Laura Merrell, MPH, CPH and Cheryl A. Vamos, PhD, MPH
Board 4
Sociobehavioral determinants of breastfeeding at 6 months among first time Pennsylvania mothers   
Patricia Y. Miranda, MPH, PhD, Kristen Kjerulff, MA, PhD, Junjia Zhu, PhD, Marianne M. Hillemeier, PhD, MPH, Ian Paul, M.D., M.Sc. and Carol S. Weisman, PhD
Board 5
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Myth of mean girls: Longitudinal examination of girls' and boys' relational aggression   
Pamela Orpinas, PhD, Lusine Nahapetyan, MPH and Caroline McNicholas, MA
Board 9
Normalizing sex to promote effective reproductive life planning   
Kathryn Luchok, PhD, Linda Robinson, APRN-BC and Norma Tan, PhD
Board 10
Indirect effects of perceived cancer risk on health promoting behaviors as mediated by cancer worry among US women   
Tya M. Arthur, PhD, MPH, CPH, Carolyn M. Tucker, PhD, Tamekia L. Jones, PhD and Christianne Biggane

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

Organized by: Women's Caucus
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Maternal and Child Health, Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health

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