Online Program

Greg Alexander Outstanding Student Abstracts: Low Birth Weight, Preterm Birth, and Maternal Health Behaviors and Psychological Well-Being

Monday, November 2, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This session is named after Dr. Greg Alexander, an extraordinary maternal and child health researcher and a mentor of numerous students. In this session, students disseminate findings from their independent or collaborative research projects that investigate a variety of maternal and child health issues, including: low birth weight, preterm birth and maternal health behaviors; home visiting programs for low-income mothers; maternal psychological well-being and parenting; and polyvictimization for adolescents and young parents.
Session Objectives: Describe contemporary immunization status and rates of the Nurse-Family Partnership clients Identify maternal risk behaviors associated with low birth weight and preterm birth Explain how subjective social status might contribute to maternal psychological well-being and parenting „XObjective 4: Describe relationship between polyvictimization and parenting behaviors among adolescents
Martha Wingate, DrPH, MPH

Parenting Behaviors among Adolescent and Young Couples: The Critical Role of Polyvictimization   
Tiara Willie, M.A., Adeya Powell, PhD, Tamora Callands, PhD, Jessica Lewis, LMFT and Trace S. Kershaw, Ph.D.

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

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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