Associations between maternal characteristics and the prevalence of gastroschisis in Southern California
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Basic medical science applied in public health
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Environmental health sciences
Public health biology
Demonstrate the role and relationship of biological, social, and obstetric factors in the development of gastroschisis in the Inland Empire. Discuss the importance of identifying high risk factors that can be targeted during future pregnancies to prevent gastroschisis. Explain the significance of educating and increasing awareness and knowledge in the population locally and globally about gastroschisis and its increasing prevalence throughout the world.
Keyword(s): Birth Defects, Birth Outcomes
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a PhD student in Biology focusing on Perinatal Biology and investing the temporal, spatial, environmental, biological, social, epidemiological, and obstetric factors contributing to gastroschisis and negative pregnancy outcomes. I have MPH with a concentration in Global Health with work related to community and minority health, cultural sensitivity and cross- cultural interactions.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.