142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Housing is Health Care

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Objectives: Describe differential long-term housing and health outcomes experienced over eighteen months, by homeless persons living with HIV who were placed into either independent or supportive housing. Identify best practices in recruiting difficult to serve populations, specifically homeless populations with dual-diagnoses. Describe Alaska's Housing First project effect on tenants' health. Evaluate the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a measure of community integration for people with disabilities who used to be homeless.

Housing stability and HIV health among HIV-positive homeless persons placed into supportive versus independent housing
Rachel Johnson, MPH, Laura McAllister-Hollod, MPH, Sung woo Lim, MA, MS, Mary Irvine, DrPH and John Rojas, MPA
Housing First an Effective Solution to Homelessness in Alaska
Sarah Shimer, MPH, David Driscoll, PhD, MPH, Janet Johnston, PhD, Travis Hedwig, PhD, Rebecca Barker, BA and Chelsea Chapman, PhD(c)

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Organized by: Caucus on Homelessness
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Public Health Social Work, Community Health Workers, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

See more of: Caucus on Homelessness