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NWCPHP Presents at APHA

Several NWCPHP faculty, staff, and students will present their work at the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting in Denver on November 6–10.
NWCPHP Presents at APHA

"Social Justice" is the theme of the APHA's 138th annual meeting.

November 4, 2010

Several NWCPHP faculty, staff, and students will present their work at the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting in Denver on November 6–10.

Monday’s presenters include Bud Nicola, “Public health department accreditation: Implications for public health administrators” (session 3034, 8:30 am); Mei-Po Yip, Hendrika Meischke, Emily Purchia, Devora Chavez, Ida Lam, Gloria Coronado, and Shin-Ping Tu, “CPR training to immigrants with Limited English Proficiency: Where is the class?” (session 3016, 8:30 am); Sharon Bogan and Hilary Karasz, "Txt me L8 breaking health news: A Q methodological exploration of audiences for text-based emergency information" (roundtable 3148, 10:30 am); Sharon Bogan and Hilary Karasz, "Opting In: Reaching a Spanish speaking LGBTQ community with emergency preparedness text messages" (session 3241, 1 pm); and Bud Nicola, moderator, “Organizational strategic planning, community health improvement planning and preparing for accreditation: Model processes that make it all mesh” (session 3313, 2:30 pm).

Tuesday’s presenters include Susan Allan, Katherine Hall, Tara Melinkovich, Missie Thurston, and Candace Tkachuck, “Public health in the Northwest: Looking at history to look to the future” (poster session 4141, 12:30 pm.); and Mei-Po Yip, Shin-Ping Tu, Devora Chavez, Emily Purchia, Gloria Coronado, Ida Lam, and Hendrika Meischke, “Exploring acceptability of dispatch-assisted telephone CPR (T-CPR) in Limited English Proficient (LEP) communities” (poster session 4148, 12:30 pm).

Wednesday,  Bud Nicola will be part of a state-based occupational health surveillance roundtable, “Moving from evidence to collaboration and action: Identifying and addressing causes of pesticide over-exposure in Washington State agricultural employees” (session 5124, 10:30 am).

The University of Washington School of Public Health will hold an alumni reception Monday, 6:30 pm, in room 406 of the Convention Center. NWCPHP and SPH materials will be displayed at booth 2045 in the exhibit hall.

For more information, visit the APHA Web site.

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