October 24, 2019

Join EDC at APHA 2019

EDC public health specialists will present on a variety of timely topics at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo, to be held November 2–6 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The theme for this year’s conference is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.”

EDC presentations and poster sessions will focus on adolescent e-cigarette use, improving health equity, child-care health consultation, campus suicide prevention efforts, and more.

Explore all of EDC’s sessions:



EDC Presenters

Monday, November 4

1:20–1:40 p.m.

Being the Best Child-Care Health Consultant

Kimberly Clear-Sandor

3–3:20 p.m.

Jump-Starting Your Campus Suicide Prevention Efforts: Lessons from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s Virtual Learning Lab

Bonnie Lipton

3–4 p.m.

Perceived Barriers to Accessing School-Based Mental Health Services in a Regional Census of High School Students

Mel Miller


3–4:30 p.m.

Using Training and Technical Assistance to Prevent Secondary Addictions among Men of Color with a History of Substance Use

Rebecca Bishop

Sarah Jerome

Tuesday, November 5

8:30–10 a.m.

Everyone Has a Role to Play—Partnering across Sectors to Prevent Suicide

Colleen Carr


9:10–9:30 a.m.

Boosting Community Suicide Prevention: Lessons from a Community of Practice for States and Tribes

Bonnie Lipton


9:15–9:30 a.m.

Adolescent E-cigarette Use and Sources of Stress: Findings from a Regional Census Survey of High School Youth

Shari Kessel Schneider

1–2:30 p.m.

Suicide in Health Professionals

Jerry Reed

5–6:30 p.m.

Improving Health Equity through Capacity Building

Sarah Jerome, Moderator

Wednesday, November 6

9:10–9:30 a.m.

Quantity and Quality of Adolescent Social Media Use: Associations with Substance Use Behaviors

Shari Kessel Schneider