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Faculty, students, alumni to present at APHA 2016

The APHA Annual Meeting will be held in Denver, Oct. 29 - Nov. 2, 2016. This year, SPHIS students, faculty members, and alumni are presenting oral, poster, and roundtable sessions during the four-day conference.

Monday, October 31
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM 

Abby Burns, DEPH, SPHIS; Clara Sears, DEPH, SPHIS; Kristina Zierold, DEPH, SPHIS

Self-reported respiratory illness in adults living in the surrounding area of a coal ash storage facility

Abstract: Board 2; Poster -- 3077.0 Emerging issues in environmental health

Monday, October 31
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

Natasha DeJarnett (alumna), American Public Health Association

Introduction to the National Environmental Health Partnership Council

Abstract: Presentation at 10:30 AM; Oral – 3117.2: The Value of Environmental Health Through Partnerships

Monday, October 31
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM 

Ray Yeager, University of Louisville (alumnus), Daniel Riggs, University of Louisville; Gilbert Liu, University of Louisville; Jeffrey Wilson, Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis; David J. Tollerud, University of Louisville;  Shesh Rai, DBB, SPHIS;  Aruni Bhatnagar, University of Louisville

Vegetation Density Associated with Hospital CVD Admission Rates

Abstract: Board 4; Poster -- 3076.0: Environmental Health Section and Occupational Health & Safety Section - Student Achievement Posters

Monday, October 31
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Baraka Muvuka, HPBS, SPHIS; Aneshia Gray, University of Louisville; Camila Aramburu, University of Louisville; Rishtya Kakar, HPBS, SPHIS; Suur Ayangeakaa, HPBS, SPHIS; Katie Leslie, University of Louisville (alumna); Karen Krigger, University of Louisville; Cathy Spencer, Sullivan University

Increasing access to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis: An assessment of physician barriers to administration 

Abstract: Table 2; Roundtable -- 3327.0 Behavioral Science/ Health Education

Monday, October 31
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Arnold Schecter, HMSS, SPHIS (Adjunct Professor); Jenevieve Kincaid, University of Southern California; and Linda Birnbaum, NIEHS and NTP

Agent Orange and Newer Chemicals of Concern in Vietnam

Abstract: Presentation at 2:50 PM -- 3378.0: After the War: Health and Human Rights Consequences post-Global Conflict

Tuesday, November 1
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Matt Yuen, University of South Carolina & Nida Ali, HPBS, SPHIS

What Makes a Tweet in Healthcare Successful?

Abstract: Table 2; Roundtable -- 4035.0 HA Hot topics for health administrators

Tuesday, November 1
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Jelani Kerr, HPBS, SPHIS; Fairouz Saad, LMPHW (alumna); Angela Graham, LMPHW (alumna); Sarah Moyer, LMPHW

Preliminary Successes with the Louisville, KY Metropolitan Department of Health and Wellness Syringe Exchange Program; Coordinating Health policy, Community Engagement, and Health Services for Disease Prevention

Abstract: Board 2; Poster -- 4166.0 Current work in substance use epidemiology, treatment, and policy 

Wednesday, November 2
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Katie Leslie, University of Louisville (alumna); Ryan Simpson, University of Louisville; Christopher Betz, Sullivan University College of Pharmacy; Jeremy Downs, University of Louisville; Veronnie Jones, University of Louisville

Beyond Cultural Competency Training: An Interprofessional Approach to Health Disparities Education

Abstract: Presentation at 8:30 AM ; Oral -- 5069.0: Beyond Curriculum Competency: Diversifying Public Health Education 

Wednesday, November 2
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Sarah Walsh, Eastern Michigan University (alumna); Jenna Russell, Eastern Michigan University; A. Scott LaJoie, HBPS, SPHIS

Understanding Planning Professionals' Conceptions of Health: A Qualitative Study

Abstract: Presentation at 8:30 AM; Oral -- 5073.0 Planning to Build a Healthier Future

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