142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Investing in Environmental Prevention: Policy to Prevent Alcohol-Related Problems

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014 : 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Rhonda J. Jones-Webb, DrPH, MPH , School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Environmental factors such as neighborhood influences play a role in alcohol consumption and alcohol related problems.  This presentation will focus on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems among African Americans, discuss related environmental factors, and give examples of policies that have been demonstrated to prevent alcohol-related problems.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture

Learning Objectives:
Describe the influences of race, class, and neighborhood influences on alcohol use and alcohol related problems, and the disproportionate impact of alcohol on African Americans.

Keyword(s): Health Disparities/Inequities

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Jones-Webb earned her Dr.P.H. at the University of California, Berkeley in Behavioral Sciences. She also has an MSPH in Behavioral Science & Health Education from UCLA, and an MA in African Studies from UCLA. She is a professor at the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health where she Co-Chairs the Health Disparities Work Group.
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.