141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Social Determinants in Maternal and Child Health

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will examine social, contextual and physiological determinants of health and discuss best practices for utilizing these indicators in pubic practice.
Session Objectives: Discuss common best practices for using life course indicators in public health practice Evaluate the potential role of telomere biology in maternal and child health outcomes

From theory to measurement: Proposed state maternal and child health life course measures
Tegan Callahan, MPH, Caroline Stampfel, MPH and William M. Sappenfield, MD MPH
Social determinants of telomere lengths among low-income, ethnically diverse pregnant women
Ami Zota, ScD, MS, Rachel A. Morello-Frosch, PhD, MPH, Jue Lin, PhD, Elissa Epel, PhD, Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD and Tracey J. Woodruff, PhD, MPH
Residential mobility in the perinatal period among a statewide representative sample of women, 2003 2007
Claire Margerison-Zilko, PhD, Catherine Cubbin, PhD, Jina Jun, MA, Kristen Marchi, MPH, Kathryn R. Martin, MPH, PhD, Michael P. Curtis, PhD and Paula Braveman, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion