142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Improving Pregnancy Outcomes: Place Matters in Preterm Delivery, Low Birthweight & Infant Mortality

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Oral
By the end of the session, attendees will be able to: Identify regional variation of preterm birth Describe consequences of early term deliveries Describe the impact of stressful life events on birth outcomes Describe components of a clinical-community intersection to address health inequities in maternal and child health
Session Objectives: This session will highlight the impact of environmental factors and health system improvements, on birth outcomes such as preterm birth and low birthweight, and how these indicators are geographically distributed.
Organizers:
Janine Lewis, MPH and Tyan Parker Dominguez, PhD, MPH, MSW
Moderator:

12:50pm
Regional variation in preterm birth and associated risk factors in Texas: A county level analysis using Geographic Information Systems
June Hanke, RN, MSN, MPH, Luis Rustveld, PhD, RD, LD, Thomas Reynolds, PhD, MPA and Margo Hilliard Alford, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus, Community Health Workers, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)