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