142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Improving the food environment in underserved areas.

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Session Objectives: Formulate methods to improve the food environment in underserved areas.

Prices for healthy food vary by store type in low-income areas, but vary less for junk food
Kathryn Hillstrom, Ed.D.,RD,CDE, Valerie Ruelas, LCSW, William McCarthy, PhD and Ellen Iverson, MPH
Income differences in food choice and social control of eating behaviors among southern rural women
Melissa J. Vilaro, MPH, CPH, Tracey E. Barnett, PhD, Barbara Curbow, PhD, Jamie Pomeranz, PhD, CRC, CLCP and Anne Mathews, PhD, RD
Food Access, consumption and shopping patterns in two low income neighborhoods in New Orleans
Jeanette Gustat, PhD, Yu-Sheng Lee, Keelia O'Malley, MPH, Brian Luckett, PhD, MPH, Leann Myers, PhD, Leonetta Terrell, Lisa Amoss, Erin Fitzgerald, MPH, Peter T. Stevenson and Carolyn C. Johnson, PhD

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Organized by: Food and Nutrition

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

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