SPH at APHA November 2015

School of Public Health faculty and students will be well represented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition in Chicago, October 31 through November 4, 2015. 


Christine Bozlak

2039.0 Infant and Child Health Poster Session Board 4. Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children: A Coalition Approach to Developing a Proactive Policy Agenda for Obesity Prevention Adam B. Becker, PhD, MPH and Christine Bozlak, PhD, MPH.  Sunday, November 1, 2015: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30p.m. Poster Presentation

333787 Made to Move Program: Lessons learned from a physical activity program for childcare providers in underserved areas of Chicago. Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 1:10p.m- 1:20 p.m. Oral Presentation.


Julia Hastings

3186.0 Public Health Social Work: Promoting Racial Gender and Cultural Equity through Health. “Religiosity, Spirituality, Coping, and Resilience among African Americans with Diabetes. Monday, November 2, 2015: 10:30 am. Oral Presentation.

4255.0 Public Health Social Work: Promoting Health Equity among Vulnerable Populations. “Health care decision making among newly housed African Americans diagnosed with diabetes and depression.” Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 12:30 pm. Oral Presentation.


Jennifer Manganello

318867 Self-reported health literacy and health information seeking among New York State residents. Monday, November 2, 2015: 10:30-11:30. Poster Presentation.

338759 Disseminating child injury news: What do parents understand for pediatric injury research in the news media? Monday, November 2, 2015: 10:30-11:30. Poster Presentation

Moderating for: 4354.0 Social Media and Health Promotion Interventions (organized by HCWG) Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m


Barbara Dennison

322404 Dennison BA, Nguyen T, Fan W, Xu C, Murphy K, Gregg, D: Impact After Passage of Public Health Laws Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers: NY Experience. Part of: Breastfeeding Research, Policy and Practice Poster Session. Monday, November 2, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Poster Presentation

Romero EW, Presley-Cantrell L, Ensign K, Sells M, Waddell L, Potestio K, Dennison BA. Million Hearts Implementation: A 16 State Learning Collaborative to Improve Hypertension Control across Sectors. Part of: Health Administration Presents: Evaluating the Million Hearts Learning Collaborative. Measuring and Documenting our Impact Together. Monday, November 2, 2015: 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. Oral Presentation.


 Mary Gallant

335991 Health Literacy's Role in Chronic Illness Self-Management among Adults and Older Adults: A Literature Review. (Session 4001.0 Chronic Illness Roundtable). Tuesday November 3, 2015: 8:30am-10am. Oral Presentation.


 Ornella Leukou Nzoutchoum (second year MPH/SBCH student)

Paid Sick Leave, Job Safety and Health for Oakland Workers. November 3, 2015: 4:30-6pm. Oral Presentation.



 Johnson Qian

Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health Awards Ceremony (449.0). Johnson will receive one of APIC’s award for 2014 Best Published Paper. Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 8:00-10:30pm


Akiko Hosler

* 317355 Japan's national metabolic syndrome examination and health guidance mandate – What can we learn from their experience? Monday, November 2, 2015