141st APHA Annual Meeting

In This section

Disease Prevention and Screening in Risk Populations

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session highlights strategies for screening among at-risk populations across various chronic diseases. Screening is essential for early detection and treatment of disease.
Session Objectives: Describe models for chronic disease screening in at-risk populations.

Colorectal cancer screening among patients in the rural south. does risk perception defer procedure?
Emmett Martin, MPH, BA, Tracey E. Barnett, PhD, Evelyn King-Marshall, MPH, Amy Dailey, PhD, MPH, Thomas George, MD, Felix Lorenzo, BS, Jane McGinley, BA, Jennifer Nguyen, MPH, CPH, Regina Reed, Gregory Riherd, BS, Elisa Rodriguez, PhD, MS, Jessica Schumacher, PhD, Shanaz Sultan, MD, Mary Ellen Young, PhD and Barbara Curbow, PhD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion