November 3, 2017

EDC at APHA 2017

EDC public health specialists will present on a variety of timely topics at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo, held November 4–8 in Atlanta, Georgia. The theme for this year’s conference is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health.”

EDC presentations and poster sessions will focus on HIV treatment and care; teen use of prescription drugs, alcohol, and other substances; suicide prevention efforts; state policies on opioid prescription drug monitoring, and more.

Time Session Presenters
Sunday, November 5
3–4 p.m. Science-based Translation of Effective HIV Practice Strategies: The STEPS to Care E-Toolkit EDC authors include Lydia O'Donnell and Athi Myint-U
4:30–5:30 p.m. Parent and Adolescent Perceived Parental Involvement As Predictors of Adolescent Substance Use Among Latino Youth Sarah Jerome, Shai Fuxman, Lydia O’Donnell
4:30–5:30 p.m. Parent and Adolescent Perceptions of Parental Involvement as Predictors of Adolescent Risky Sexual Behaviors among Latino Youth Shai Fuxman, Sarah Jerome, and Lydia O'Donnell
Monday, November 6
9:30–9:50 a.m. This Is Public Health: Bridging the Gap Between Public Health Professionals and Social Movements Amanda Dougherty, Aleia Mays, Kaijah Howard, and Tiffany Ford
11:30–11:45 a.m. New National Guidelines for Community-based Suicide Prevention Jerry Reed
2:30–3:30 p.m. Associations of Sleep, Social Media, and Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in a Regional Census of High School Students Geoff Tam
2:30–3:30 p.m. Examining Trends in Drug Poisoning Deaths Among Youth with Two Different Surveillance Methods, United States, 2006-2015 Bina Ali, Ted Miller, and Jennifer Allison
Wednesday, November 8
10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Using Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Data to Inform Prevention Planning Sarah Ivan and Kim Dash
10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Substance Use Among Adolescents by Sexual Orientation Subgroup and Gender Identity in a Regional Census of High School Youth Maria Valenti, Shai Fuxman, Shari Kessel-Schneider, and Lydia O'Donnell
10:50–11:10 a.m. Substance Use Among Adolescents by Gender Identity in a Regional Census of High School Youth Shai Fuxman and Maria Valenti