Online Program

Fight like a girl: Health promotion, GIS mapping and cancer screenings (a collaborative session between the Women's Caucus and Cancer Forum)

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
The session gives an overview of cancer risk for women globally. Participants will learn more about advocacy and prevention efforts as it pertains to breast, cervical and other cancer. Presentations on self examination, BRFSS related data, GIS, and disparities will inform participants of the latest in cancer research and interventions.
Session Objectives: After the session, participants will be able to: 1. Discuss Women's risk for cancer across sub-populations 2. Describe the use of GIS in cancer prevention efforts
Keri Norris, PhD, MPH, MCHES

Board 1
Predictors of self-reported mammography screening among women aged 18 years and over in the United States: Findings from the 2012 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)   
Stephanie Miles-Richardson, DVM, PhD, Contessa Davis, BS, Elaine Archie-Booker, EdD, RN, ICPS, Mechelle Claridy, MPH and Gemechu Gerbi, PhD, MSc
Board 4
An Ohio Model for examining breast cancer mortality rates, using GIS mapping and secondary data sources   
Jeannine Everhart, M.S., MBA, Ph.D. candidate, Jacqueline Luke, MA, PhD Student, Brandon Luke, MA, PhD Student, Debra Boardley, PhD, RD, LD, FAND and Amy Thompson, Ph.D., CHES
Board 5
Examining racial and nativity disparities in mammography by breast cancer risk   
Bilikisu Elewonibi, M.P.H., Katsuya Oi, M.A., Amy Thierry, M.P.H. and Patricia Y. Miranda, MPH, PhD
Board 6
Mobilizing advocates in LMICs to reduce breast and cervical cancer   
Allison Dvaladze, MPH, Diana Mendoza-Cervantes, BS, BA and Renisha McCree, PhD, MPH, Med
Board 7
Implementation of a cervical cancer prevention training initiative in rural Senegal   
Karen E. Peters, DrPH, Andrew Dykens, MD, MPH and Tracy Irwin, MD MPH
Board 9
Views of low income women seeking care at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) regarding breast cancer risk assessment: A qualitative study   
Emily Anderson, PhD, MPH, Silvia Tejeda, PhD, Kimberly Childers, MS, Richard B. Warnecke, PhD and Kent Hoskins, MD

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

Organized by: Women's Caucus
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Cancer Forum, Black Caucus of Health Workers, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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