WI Scholar and HELI Faculty & Alum Presentations/Poster Sessions at APHA 2015!

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The American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting is coming up in Chicago, October 31-November 4th!

Many HELI Scholars will be there to share posters and presentations so we’ve compiled a list for some initial orientation. It’s not exhaustive, but a good start! WI Scholar and HELI Faculty and Alum Presentations/Poster Sessions (PDF)

Our colleagues at University of Maryland also shared their M-CHE presentation schedule for distribution.

 

APHA Conference – WI Scholar and HELI Faculty and Alum
Presentations/Poster Sessions

 

Sunday, November 1, 2015

4:30-5:30pm

(Poster 331575) Health and Education Fair Survey: A Platform to Support Community-Partnered Endeavors
Melinda Butsch Kovacic, MPH, PhD, Division of Asthma Research Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center & University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Monday, November 2, 2015

12:30-1:30pm

(Poster 322154) Development of a Learner-Centered Curriculum for a Rural Public Health Program
Anuli Njoku, DrPH, MPH, Public Health Program, College of Health Professions, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI

2:30-4:00pm

(Oral 3386.0) Cardiovascular Disease Reduction: Lessons Learned from the Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative
M. Maya McDoom, PhD, MPHSocial Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

3:15-3:30pm

A Sense of Obligation: Opinions on Abortion Referral Among Clinicians in Nebraska
Renaisa S. Anthony, MD, MPH, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE (Co-PI presenting)
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

12:30-2:00pm

Evaluating Policy through a Faith-based Lens (4216.0) – Roundtable

Table 1: (Session 317716) Relationships between Religiosity and Delayed Healthcare Seeking among American Muslims
Aasim Padela, MD MScInitiative on Islam and Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Table 4: (Session 324051) Incorporating Religious Authorities and Scripture into Health Interventions: Meditating over meaning and modalities
Aasim Padela, MD MScDepartment of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Table 5: (Session 329191) Cultural adaptation of an evidence-based depression intervention for faith based communities in the Arkansas Delta
Karen Yeary, PhDHealth Behavior and Health Education Department, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

12:30-1:30pm

(Poster 325479) Navigating conflicting community and academic beliefs in the development of a depression intervention for rural, faith-based African American communities
Karen Yeary, PhDHealth Behavior and Health Education Department, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

4:30-6:00pm

(Poster 329781) Postpartum depressive symptoms and infant weight outcomes: Do well-child visits
make a difference?
Rada Dagher, PhD, MPHDpt of Health Services Admin, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

(Poster 333254) Peer Training of Community Health Workers to Improve Heart Health Among African American Populations
Robina Josiah Willock, MPH, PhDCommunity Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

5:30-5:50pm

(Session 316623) Impact of Diabetes Self-Management Education on Diabetes Process Measures: An Analysis of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Data.
Tourette Jackson, DrPH, MPH, Institute for Health and Society, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI **FYI local Milwaukee-based non-HELI Scholar

 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

8:30-9:30am

(Poster 331403) Diagnosing Depression: The Role of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
Abiola Keller, PA-C, MPH, PhDDepartment of Physician Assistant Studies, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

8:50-9:10am

(Session 324832) Salient Components of Personal Capital among Low Socioeconomic Status Pregnant Women: Findings from a Qualitative Pilot Study
Anuli Njoku, DrPH, MPH, Public Health Program, College of Health Professions, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI

 

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