142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Healthography and the Food Environment

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The presentations in this session focus on discussing gaps in measuring food environments, strategies to address these gaps and new methodologies to measure and describe food environments. Presenters also identify important engagement strategies for communities ans intervention strategies for policy.
Session Objectives: Describe new and engaged methods of measuring adequacy of food environments and the importance of policy in promoting healthy food environments

Measuring tobacco,alcohol, and food in New Orleans' retail environment
Megan Tulikangas, MPP, Lindsey Rudov, MPH(c), E. Cannon Ledford, MPH, Iben McCormick-Ricket, MPH, John K. Gerig, MPH and Thomas Carton, PhD
Assessing the Food, Tobacco, and Alcohol Point of Sale Environment in New Orleans: Findings from a Mixed Methods Study
Alexandra Priebe, PHD (c), MPH, MA, Thomas Carton, PhD, Heather Farb, MPH, Lauren Czaplicki, MPH, Megan Tulikangas, MPP, John K. Gerig, MPH, E. Cannon Ledford, MPH, Lindsey Rudov, MPH(c), Sarah Donahue, MPH Candidate, Jaffer Shariff, MPH, BDS and Iben Ricket, MPH
An online alternative to measuring food environments
Kathleen Y. Li, Ellen K. Cromley, PhD, Ashley Fox, PhD, MA and Carol R. Horowitz, MD, MPH
Walking Interviews: Speaking with consumers while they shop where they live
Rosemary Frasso, PhD, MSc, CPH, Jennifer Herczeg, MBA, Amna Rizvi, MPH, Jane Seymour, MPH, Elisabeth Stelson, MPH(c), MSW(c), Lydie McKenzie and Livia Frasso Jaramillo

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

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Black Caucus of Health Workers, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)