142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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IH Poster Session 7: Urban health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This poster session will highlight the challenges urban dwellers face and what is being doine to improve the health challenges which arise as a result of urban living
Session Objectives: Define what urban health is Discuss challenges in todays urbanized communities globally.

Board 1
Aerobic fitness, micronutrient status, and academic achievement in Indian school-aged children
Virginia Chomitz, PhD, Ishaan Desai, B.A. Degree Candidate, Tinku Thomas, PhD and Anura Kurpad, MD, PhD
Board 2
“Spatial analysis of chronic disease outcomes in Panama City, Panama “
Morgan Hess-Holtz, MPH, CPH, Lissette Chang, MD, MSPH, Arlene Calvo, PhD, MPH and Arturo Rebollon, MD, MPH, CPH
Board 3
Board 4
Type II diabetes and dietary preferences in a rapidly urbanizing region of West Africa
Megan Doherty, MPH, Ellis Owusu-Dabo, MD, PhD, Osei Sarfo Kantanka, MD, Rickie O. Brawer, PhD,MPH and James Plumb, MD, MPH
Board 5
Syphilis re-infection in high-risk men and women in 3 cities in Peru, 2003-2007
Hayoung Park, BA, Kelika Konda, PhD, Jorge Maguiña, MSc, Segundo Leon, MT, ID, Jesse Clark, MD, MS, Thomas Coates, PhD, Carlos Caceres, MD, PhD and Jeffrey Klausner, MD, MPH
Board 6
Supari Use Among Urban Indian Youth: An Unreported Epidemic?
Madison Rose, Master of Public Health (MPH)
Board 8
Access to health information for action in an urban context: A participatory community based census in ten urban slums of Freetown, Sierra Leone
Megan Christensen, MPH, Laura Hastings, Masters in Community Development, Post Grad Diploma in HIV and AIDS Management, Henry Perry, MD, PhD, MPH, Jennifer Weiss, MPH, Chris Purdy, MPH and Rosemary Davis, MPH

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