APHA Annual Meeting

APHA 2019 Annual Meeting & Expo

Pitt Public Health students, faculty and alumni have a big presence each year at the annual APHA Annual Meeting & Expo. If you'll be participating this Fall be sure to touch base with your Pitt colleagues who will be presenting. Or, if you're unable to attend, stay up on what's happening via social media.

Minimize Pitt presentations & posters at APHA 2019 in Philadelphia


Sunday, November 03, 2019

Visit Pitt Public Health on the APHA expo floor at Booth #150
On Sunday, the expo is open  from 1:30-6 p.m.

2027.0 Preventive Care Utilization and HIV Risk Reduction Behaviors among a Cohort of Young Black Women
Jaih B. Craddock, PhDc, MSW, MA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA and Laurenia Mangum, MSW, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA    (2–3 PM)

2030.0 Analyzing the correlation between Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and average drive-time to methadone clinics providing pregnancy services for pregnant women in Pennsylvania Counties, 2016-2017
Krista Grobelny, B.S., University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA and Elizabeth Van Nostrand, JD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA    (2–3 PM)

2059.0 HIV risk, intimate partner violence, PrEP acceptability and barriers to use among women
Teagen O'Malley, PhD, MPH1, Jessica G. Burke, PhD1, James Erin Egan, MPH, PhD1, Mary E. Hawk, DrPH2 and Sarah Krier, PhD1, (1)University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA    (3:30–4:30 PM)

2074.0 Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Use Disorders: A Systematic Review
Elizabeth Krans, MD, MSc1Chelsea Pallatino, PhD, MPH1, Judy Chang, MD, MPH2, Anu Kotha, MD3, Rachel Fusco, PhD, MSW4 and Emily Fitzpatrick, B.S.5, (1)Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, (3)Magee-Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, (4)University of Georgia, Athens, GA, (5)University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA    (3:30–4:30 PM)

2092.0 Social and Community Drivers of Opioid Use in Appalachian Pennsylvania
Jessica R. Thompson, MEd, Stephanie L. Creasy, MPH, Christina F. Mair, PhD and Jessica G. Burke, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA    (5–6 PM)

2092.0 Challenges Related to Differing Community Perspectives of Opioid Use and Treatment: Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Appalachian Pennsylvania
Stephanie L. Creasy, MPH, Jessica R. Thompson, MEd, Christina F. Mair, PhD and Jessica G. Burke, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA    (5–6 PM)

2098.0 A systems-change implementation framework to address substance misuse in clinical settings
Alec Howard, MPH, Alexandra Nowalk, MPH, CPH, CHES, Abigail Talbert, MPH, CPH, Janice Pringle, PhD and Meghana Aruru, PhD, MBA, BPharm, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA    (5–6 PM)

2099.1 Applying an Anti-Racism Framework and Community-Based Participatory Research Approach to a Quality Improvement Intervention on Cancer Treatment Quality and Completion
Fatima Guerrab, BSPH, CHES1, Jennifer Schaal, MD2, Eugenia Eng, MPH, DrPH3, Samuel Cykert, MD4, Kristin Black, PhD, MPH5, Christina Yongue, MPH, MCHES6, Ida Griesemer, MSPH3, Nora Jones, MEd2, Kari Thatcher, MPH7, Terence Muhammad8, Alexandra Lightfoot, EdD3, Linda Robertson, DrPH, MSN, BSN9, Laura Vail, PHR, SHRM-CP10, Beth Smith, NE-PC MSN10, Mathew Manning, MD10, Cleo Samuel, PhD11 and Hajar Hassan12, (1)The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, (2)The Partnership Project, Greensboro, NC, (3)University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, (4)University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, (5)East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, (6)University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, (7)NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Durham, NC, (8)The Partnerhip Project, Greensboro, NC, (9)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (10)Cone Health, Greensboro, NC, (11)UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, (12)North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC    (5–6 PM)

2102.0 Capture-recapture analysis of the incidence of musculoskeletal injuries among Naval Special Warfare personnel
Mita Lovalekar, MBBS, PhD, MPH1, Karen Keenan, PhD, ATC2, Caleb Johnson, PhD3, Yuefang Chang, PhD4, Bradley Nindl, PhD, FACSM1 and Kim Beals, PhD, RD, CSSD1, (1)School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA, (3)Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, (4)School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA    (5–6 PM)

2110.0 Connecting Health Plan Care Managers with a Network of Enhanced Services Community Pharmacies: A Pennsylvania Case Study
Nicholas Leon, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, FCPP1, Stephanie McGrath, Pharm.D.2, Kim Coley, PharmD3, David Pope, Pharm.D.4, Elizabeth Grassmyer5, Melissa McGivney, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAPhA3 and Patricia Epple, CAE6, (1)Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, (2)Pennsylvania Pharmacists Care Network, Pittsburgh, PA, (3)University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA, (4)STRAND, Evans, GA, (5)Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, PA, (6)Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association, Harrisburg, PA    (5–6 PM)


Monday, November 04, 2019

Visit Pitt Public Health on the APHA expo floor at Booth #150! 
On Monday, the expo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

3044.0 Motivations and Barriers Associated with Physician Volunteerism for an International Telemedicine Organization
Erin Kim, MPH1, Steven Fox, MD2, Meghan Moretti, RN, FNP-BC1, Michelle Turner, MSHS1, Timothy D. Girard, MD, MSCI2 and Stephen Y. Chan, MD, PhD1, (1)The Addis Clinic, Nashville, TN, (2)University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA   (9–9:15 AM)

3056.0 Pedagogical resource design for public health content in pharmacy curricula
Mark Strand, PhD, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, Vibhuti Arya, PharmD, MPH, St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Queens, NY, Jordan Covvey, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA, Natalie DiPietro Mager, PharmD, MPH, Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy, Ada, OH, Stephanie Lukas, PharmD, MPH, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Saint Louis, MO and Leslie Ochs, PharmD, PhD, MSPH, University of New England College of Pharmacy, Portland, ME   (8:30–8:50 AM)

3064.1 Where is Behavioral Health Integration Occurring? Using NPI Data to Map National Trends of Co-Location
Erica Richman, PhD, MSW, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Brianna Lombardi, PhD, MSW, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA and Lisa Zerden, MSW, PhD, University of North Carolina Chapel HIll, Chapel HIll, NC   (8:30–8:50 AM)

3075.0 Social Susceptibility to Urban Air Pollution in Cardiovascular Disease
Jane Clougherty, MSc ScD1, Jamie Humphrey, PhD1, Ellen Kinnee, MS2, Laura Kubzansky, PhD3, Colleen Reid, PhD MPH4, Leslie A. McClure, PhD5 and Lucy Robinson, PhD1, (1)Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA, (2)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (3)Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, (4)University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, (5)Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA   (10:30–11:30 AM)

3079.0 Spatial Relationships among Cardiovascular Disease Mortality for Women, Resource Distribution, and Contextual Risk Factors in Appalachian Pennsylvania
Jessica R. Thompson, MEd, Jessica G. Burke, PhD and Christina F. Mair, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA   (10:30–11:30 AM)

3086.0 Facilitators and barriers to seeking and accessing childhood immunization services in Lagos state, Nigeria: Perspective of caregivers, community leaders, and health personnel
Abisola Olaniyan, MBBS, MPH1, Elí Andrade, MPH1, Olubunmi Akinlade, MBBS, MPH2, Saheed Agbomeji, MBBS, MRCGP3, Chinwoke Isiguzo, MPH1 and Mary E. Hawk, DrPH1, (1)University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)Lagos State Primary Health Care Board, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria, (3)Derbyshire Community Health Service NHS Trust, Worksop, United Kingdom   (10:30–11:30 AM)

3140.0 Mortgage Lending Inequities as a form of Structural Racism: Implications for Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes
Dara Mendez, PhD, MPH, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (11:10–11:30 AM)

3182.0 A Collaborative Partnership to Reducing Breast Cancer Disparities in Allegheny County, PA
Joanna Stoms, MPA, RRT and Lauryn Bui, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, PA   (1–2 PM)

3204.0 Dose-response association between social determinants of health and suicide ideation and attempt among veterans: Evidence from electronic health records
John R. Blosnich, PhD, MPH, Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh, PA, Camille Davis, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Ph.D., MPA, MSSW, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham, AL, Melissa Dichter, MSW, Ph.D, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Dio Kavalieratos, PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Robert M. Bossarte, PhD, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV   (1–2 PM)

3274.0 Patient-Reported Care Coordination is Positively Related to Receipt of Clinical Care that Requires Coordination among Providers
Marc N. Elliott, PhD1, John Adams, PhD2, Alan Zaslavsky, PhD3, David Klein, MS1, Amelia M. Haviland, PhD4, Megan K. Beckett, PhD1, Sarah Gaillot, PhD5, Carol Edwards, PhD1, Jacob W. Dembosky, MPP6 and Eric Schneider7, (1)RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, (2)Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena, CA, (3)Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, (4)Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, CA, (5)Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD, (6)RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, (7)Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY   (1–1:20 PM)

3313.0 Everything is for moms: Fathers’ perspectives on early childhood parenting
Yuae Park, MA1, Tammy Thomas, PhD, MSW, MPH, Christopher J. Dunkerley3 and Thistle Elias, DrPH, MPA1, (1)Graduate School of Public Health. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)Office of Child Development, Pittsburgh, PA   (3–4 PM)

3317.0 Community-based participatory research: Youth take action to create the healthiest nation
Mary McMahon, Youth Task Force Chair, Academic Year 2017-18 and 2018-19, Sophomore, University of Pittsburgh, Psychology Major, future MPH candidate1, Lysia Gehris, Youth Task Force chair (Academic Year 2018-19), Current sophomore at University of Pittsburgh, Marketing and Health Services Major1 and Beth McMahon, Ph.D, M.S.2, (1)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA   (3–4 PM)

3326.0 Using Voter Feedback on Tobacco 21 to Inform Next Steps in Pennsylvania
Allison Kannam1, Sarah Lawver2, Maya Gutierrez, MS1, Erica Saylor, MPH3, Jennifer D. Keith, MPH, CPH1, Laura McCann, MSEd1, Isabelle Rocca1, Molly Pisciottano, MHA4, Jennifer Hobbs Folkenroth, BA, CTTS5, Joy Blankley Meyer5 and Deborah Brown, MS, CHES6, (1)Public Health Management Corporation, Philadelphia, PA, (2)American Lung Association in Pennsylvania, Camp Hill, PA, (3)American Lung Association/Pennsylvania Alliance to Control Tobacco, Camp Hill, PA, (4)American Lung Association, Pittsburgh, PA, (5)American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic, Camp Hill, PA, (6)American Lung Association, Camp Hill, PA   (3–3:20 PM)

3345.0 Discrimination, Coping, and Depression among Black Men who have Sex with Men
Andre Brown, PhD, MPH, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Jordan Sang, Leigh Bukowski, Steven Meanley, MPH, PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, Byron Brooks and Cristian Chandler   (3–4:30 PM)

3358.0 Analysis of Facilitators and Barriers to Improving Primary Care for LGBTQ+ Patients at Safety-Net Health Centers
Kelly Gagnon, MPH1, Sarafina Robinson, MA2, Lauren Bifulco, MPH2 and Daren Anderson, MD2, (1)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)Community Health Center, Inc., Middletown, CT   (3:20–3:40 PM)

3382.0 Improving Health through Collaboration: Libraries and Public Health
Erin Seger, MPH, CHES, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, University of Pittsburgh    (3–4:30 PM)

3382.0 National Library of Medicine Resources for the Public Health Workforce
Erin Seger, MPH, CHES, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (3–3:18 PM)

3386.0 Implementing & Evaluating a Jail-Based Doula & Childbirth Education Program: Lessons Learned from Year One
Alison M. Colbert, PhD, PHCNS, BC, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA   (3–4:30 PM)

How high school environments affect drinking behavior, especially among LGBTQ youth
Jessica Burke, PhD, MHS1, Sara Baumann, PhD, MPH2, Will Zavala, Film Director and Robert W.S. Coulter, MPH, PhD2, (1)University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA  (3:58 –4:02 PM)

368.0 Pitt Public Health Alumni & Friends Reception
Monday, November 4, 2019, 7 - 9 PM

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Independence Ballroom III
1200 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Find out more and RSVP

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Visit Pitt Public Health on the APHA expo floor at Booth #150! 
On Tuesday, the expo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

4024.0 Using HiAP to improve local lead poisoning prevention initiatives in Pittsburgh, PA
Michelle Naccarati-Chapkis, Women for a Healthy Environment, Pittsburgh, PA   (9:30–9:50 AM)

4046.0 FQHC-based midwifery-led birth centers as an innovative response to disparities in maternal morbidity and birth outcomes: An embedded-unit case study
Jordana Frost, DrPH, MPH, CPH, CD(DONA)1, Eugene Declercq, PhD, MBA2, Neel Shah, MD, MPP, FACOG3, Lois McCloskey, DrPH, MPH2, Jack Clark, PhD4, Ebony Marcelle, CNM, MS5 and Christine Haas, MA6, (1)March of Dimes, Storrs Mansfield, CT, (2)Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, (3)Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, (4)Boston University, Boston, MA, (5)Community of Hope, Washington, D.C., DC, (6)The Midwife Center for Birth & Women's Health, Pittsburgh, PA   (9:30–9:50 AM)

4068.0 Regionalization of the Youth-Led Tobacco 21 Campaign
Molly Pisciottano, MHA1, Chaste Barclay2, Laura Williams2, Sarah Lawver3, Erica Saylor, MPH4, Joy Blankley Meyer5, Jennifer Hobbs Folkenroth, BA, CTTS5, Jennifer D. Keith, MPH, CPH6 and Maya Gutierrez, MS6, (1)American Lung Association, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)American Lung Association, Charleston, WV, (3)American Lung Association in Pennsylvania, Camp Hill, PA, (4)American Lung Association/Pennsylvania Alliance to Control Tobacco, Camp Hill, PA, (5)American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic, Camp Hill, PA, (6)Public Health Management Corporation, Philadelphia, PA   (9–10 AM)

4079.0 Metabolic adaptation in macrophages as mechanism of defense against crystalline silica dust
Antonella Marrocco, MD, Kristin Frawley, Dr.Ph., Steven Mullett, BS, Linda Pearce, PhD, Jim Peterson, PhD, Stacy Wendell, PhD and Luis Ortiz, MD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (9–10 AM)

4082.0 “Don’t forget about us”: Examining Declines in Sport Participation Among Black and White Rural Female Athletes
Dennis Jones, PhD1, Denise Jones, MA2 and Lori McLaughlin, MA2, (1)West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, (2)Youth Enrichment Services, Pittsburgh, PA   (9–10 AM)

4098.0 Assessment of Hemoglobin Trait Notification in Western Pennsylvania Newborn Screening
Caitlin Russell, BA1, Cheryl Hillery, MD2, Elena Kessler, MS, LCGC2 and Andrea Durst, MS, DrPH, LCGC1, (1)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)University of Pittsburgh Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (10:30–11:30 AM)

4114.0 Shifting attitudes in health professional students: Using an intensive poverty simulation
Thistle Elias, DrPH, MPA, Graduate School of Public Health. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA and Jessica Thompson, MEd, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA   (11:30–11:50 AM)

4131.0 Police killings of black people and rates of sexually transmitted infections: A cross-sectional analysis of 75 large US metropolitan areas, 2016
Umedjon Ibragimov, PhD, MPH1, Stephanie Beane, PhD2, Samuel R. Friedman, PhD3, Justin Smith, MPH4, Barbara Tempalski, PhD, MPH3, Leslie Williams, PhD3, Adaora A. Adimora, M.D., MPH5, Gina Wingood, ScD, MPH6, Sarah McKetta7, Ron Stall, PhD8 and Hannah LF Cooper, ScD, SM2, (1)Emory University, Atlanta, GA, (2)Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, (3)National Development and Research Institutes, New York, NY, (4)Emory Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, (5)University of North Carolina School of Medicine/ Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, (6)Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, New York, NY, (7)Mailman School Public Health, Columbia University, (8)University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA   (10:30–12 PM)

4133.0 Homeless Veterans Rate Primary Care More Favorably in Homeless-Tailored Compared to Mainstream Primary Care Clinics: A National Survey
April Hoge, MPH1, Stefan Kertesz, MD, MSc1, Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Ph.D., MPA, MSSW1, Erika Austin, PhD, MPH2, Aerin deRussy, MPH1, Sally Holmes, MBA1, Allyson Varley, PhD, MPH1, Sonya Gabrielian, MD, MPH3, Lillian Gelberg, MD, MSPH4, Adam Gordon, MD, MPH5, Audrey Jones, Ph.D.5, John R. Blosnich, PhD, MPH6, Adi Gundlapalli, MD, PhD5 and Kevin Riggs, MD1, (1)Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, (2)University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL, (3)VA Greater Los Angeles and Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, (4)UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, (5)VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT, (6)Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh, PA   (10:50–11:10 AM)

4135.0 Engaging youth in the discussion and action on housing as a determinant of health: A youth participatory action research on gentrification in Boston’s Chinatown
Apriani Oendari, MD, MPH1, Elmer Freeman, MSW1, Luke Mathew1 and Christopher Chow2, (1)Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc., Northeastern University, Boston, MA, (2)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (10:30–10:50 AM)

4162.0 Participant and promotor satisfaction following an intervention to improve access to care and health behaviors in Latinos living in an emerging community
Sharon E. Taverno Ross, PhD1, Patricia I. Documét, MD, DrPH1, Maria del Rosario Christophersen, BA, Alex Rangel1 and Patricia Guevara, BS1, (1)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (10:30–12 PM)

4174.0 VA Dentistry prescribing practices: Most commonly prescribed medications
Gretchen Gibson, DDS, MPH1, Marianne Jurasic, DMD, MPH2, Ibuola Kale, MPH3, Charlesnika Evans, PhD3, Walid Gellad, MD, MPH4, Margaret Fitzpatrick, MD, MS3 and Katie Suda, PharmD, MS3, (1)Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks, Fayetteville, AR, (2)Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA, (3)Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, IL, (4)VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA   (10:30–10:50 AM)

4204.0 Moving to Disadvantage: An Investigation of Residential Mobility among Adults with Chronic Physical Disability Living in the United States
Amanda Botticello, PhD, MPH, Kessler Foundation, Whitehouse Station, NJ, Yuying Chen, MD, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, Lauren Murphy, MA, Kessler Foundation, West Orange, NJ, Jennifer Bognar, PhD, ABPP, FACRM, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, Allen Heinemann, PhD, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Chicago, IL, Michael Boninger, MD, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, Mary Jo Roach, PhD, Metro Health Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, Stephanie Kolakowsky-Hayner, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY and Bethlyn Houlihan, MSW, MPH, Boston University, Boston, MA   (1–2 PM)

4205.0 Cooccurring Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Use: Understanding Barriers to Collocated Integrated Services for Pregnant Women
Chelsea Pallatino, PhD, MPH1, Elizabeth Krans, MD, MSc1, Judy Chang, MD, MPH2 and Elizabeth Van Nostrand, JD3, (1)Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, (3)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (1–2 PM)

4205.0 Sexual violence in intimate partner relationships: Understanding violence typology and health outcomes
Brittany Hollis, PhD, Veterans Health Administration, Pittsburgh, PA and Melissa Dichter, PhD, MSW, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA   (1–2 PM)

4212.0 Reaching Medicaid Patients Where They Are: A Pennsylvania Pharmacy Network Case Study of an Innovative Relationship with a Medicaid Managed Care Organization
Nicholas Leon, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, FCPP1, Stephanie McGrath, Pharm.D.2, Kim Coley, PharmD3, David Pope, Pharm.D.4, Elizabeth Grassmyer5, Melissa McGivney, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAPhA3 and Joni Carroll, Pharm.D., BCACP3, (1)Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, (2)Pennsylvania Pharmacists Care Network, Pittsburgh, PA, (3)University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA, (4)STRAND, Evans, GA, (5)Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, PA   (1–2 PM)

4213.0 Pharmacy students' knowledge and self-perceived competency in conducting SBIRT for Substance Use Disorders (SUD)
Heather Santa, MS, MA1, Alexandra Nowalk, MPH, CPH, CHES1, Daniel Ventricelli, PharmD, MPH2, Janice Pringle, PhD1, Meghana Aruru, PhD, MBA, BPharm1, Cathy Poon, PharmD2 and George Downs, PharmD2, (1)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA   (1–2 PM)

4214.0 Suicide Prevention and Healthy People 2030: Review and Recommendations at the Macro-level
Cortney VanHook, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (1–2 PM)

4229.0 Reasons for Breastfeeding Weaning Among Black/African American Women of Pittsburgh
Gabriella Mendez, MD, MPH1, Dara Mendez, PhD, MPH1, Ngozi Tibbs, MPH, IBCLE, LCCE2 and Ushma Mehta, PhD, MPH3, (1)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)The Pittsburgh Black Breastfeeding Circle, Pittsburgh, PA, (3)Research Consultant, Durham, NC   (1–2:30 PM)

4261.0 Developing SMART goals with members of an emerging Latino community to address their life concerns
Patricia Documét, MD, DrPH1, William Louth, MD, MPH1, Maria del Rosario Christophersen, BA and Sharon E. Taverno Ross, PhD1, (1)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (1–2:30 PM)

4265.0 Characterization of Maternal Perspectives Toward Parent-Child Communication on Healthy Relationships, Sex and Dating Violence
Kortni Watkins, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA and Judy Chang, MD, MPH, Magee-Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA   (1–1:20 PM)

Understanding and leveraging collective efficacy in public health workforce development 
Craig Tower, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, Elizabeth Van Nostrand, JD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Daniel Barnett, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD and Ranjita Misra, PhD, CHES, FASHA, West Virginia University School of Public Health, Morgantown, WV   (2–2:20 PM)

4285.0 Making the student practicum a winning trifecta: Views from an academic and practice partnership
Robin Leaf, MEd, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA and Jamie Sokol, MPH, Allegheny County Health Department, Pittsburgh, PA   (3–4 PM)

4287.0 Metabolomic Signature of Chronic Stress and Incident Cardiovascular Disease
Nnadozie Emechebe, MPH, University of South Florida, College of Public Health, Tampa, FL, Kevin Kip, PhD, FAHA, AAAS Fellow, University of South Florida, College of Public health, Tampa, FL, Sebhat Erqou, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute, East Province, RI and Steve Reis, MD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (3–4 PM)

4299.0 States with higher minimum wages have lower STI rates among women: Results of an ecological study of 66 US metropolitan areas, 2003-2015
Umedjon Ibragimov, PhD, MPH1, Stephanie Beane, PhD2, Samuel R. Friedman, PhD3, Kelli Komro, MPH, PhD4, Adaora A. Adimora, M.D., MPH5, Jessie Edwards, PhD6, Leslie Williams, PhD3, Barbara Tempalski, PhD, MPH3, Melvin Livingston, PhD1, Gina Wingood, ScD, MPH7, Ron Stall, PhD8 and Hannah LF Cooper, ScD, SM2, (1)Emory University, Atlanta, GA, (2)Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, (3)National Development and Research Institutes, New York, NY, (4)Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, (5)University of North Carolina School of Medicine/ Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, (6)Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, (7)Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, New York, NY, (8)University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA   (3–4 PM)

4304.0 Pitt Moves – Peer-led physical activity breaks in graduate classes
Alysse Littleberry, MSW/MPH Candidate1, Rahul Amruthapuri, MD, MPH1, India Hunter and Patricia I. Documét, MD, DrPH1, (1)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (3–4 PM)

4305.0 Disruption of HIV care services following natural disasters in the Deep South
Lizz Piccoli, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (3–4 PM)

4397.0 Under the radar: Lead exposure via consumption of hunted meat
Samantha Totoni, MPH student, Martha Terry, PhD, Jim Peterson, PhD and James Fabisiak, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA   (6–6:20 PM)

4434.0 Developing measures of youths’ exposure to stress and support in real time using ecological momentary assessment
Jaime Booth, PhD, MSW1, Daniel Sintim, BA1, Cortney VanHook, MS, MPH1, Dashawna Fussell-Ware, MSW1, Kylea Covaleski, BS1 and SPIN Project's Youth Research Advisory Board2, (1)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)Public School Students - Pittsburgh Public Schools, Pittsburgh, PA   (5–6:30 PM)

4437.0 A technology-based sexual health peer education intervention: Impact of program participation among student peer educators
Teagen O'Malley, PhD, MPH1, Katie Rose Horowitz, MPH2, Mary-Wren Ritchie2 and José Garth2, (1)University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, (2)Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA   (5–6:30 PM)


Wednesday, November 06, 2019

5050.0 Public Health Nursing and Substance Use in Rural Areas
Linda Rose Frank, PhD, MSN, ACRN, FAAN, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA   (9:30–9:50 AM)

5113.0 Poor Sleep on a New Short Sleep Disturbances Index Predicts Morality in Older Adults
Megan K. Beckett, PhD1, Wendy Troxel, PhD2, Susan Grace3, Debra Saliba, MD, MPH4, Marco Hafner5, Laura A. Giordano, MBA, RN3, Doug Ritenour3 and Marc N. Elliott, PhD1, (1)RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, (2)RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, (3)Health Services Advisory Group, Inc., Phoenix, AZ, (4)Los Angeles VA GRECC, Los Angeles, CA, (5)RAND Corporation   (12:30–12:50 PM)

5132.0 Leveraging a food bank’s seat at the kitchen table: Lessons learned from a national model pilot project
Kate Cheyne, MPH1, Tiffany L. Gary-Webb, PhD, MHS2, Elizabeth Felter, DrPH, MCHES3, Martha Guerra-Orozco4, Eric Steiner4, Yuae Park, MA5 and Morgan Smith, RN, PHN, CNS, CDE6, (1)Alameda County Community Food Bank, Richmond, CA, (2)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (3)The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (4)Alameda County Community Food Bank, Oakland, CA, (5)University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, (6)Feeding America, La Mesa, CA   (1:10–1:30 PM)


THIS IS PUBLIC HEALTH GRADUATE SCHOOL FAIR 

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) will host a free This is Public Health Graduate School Fair for prospective students of public health on

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
TIPH Graduate Fair  - Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Alumni Hall - Lobby, 1020 Locust Street, Philadelphia PA 19107

This is a great opportunity for prospective graduate and doctoral students to learn about the growing field of public health, to meet with representatives of Pitt Public Health, as well as admissions directors from over 30 other CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health. 


To find details and additional sessions, search the full APHA program online.

Maximize 2018 PITT PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS @ APHA SAN DIEGO

Maximize 2017 Pitt PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS @ APHA ATLANTA

Maximize 2016 APHA Presentations and Posters | Denver

Maximize 2015 APHA Presentations and Posters | Chicago

Visit our Booth

Visit Pitt Public Health on the APHA expo floor at Booth #150

Expo hours are:
Sunday, 11/3 1:30-6 
Monday, 11/4 | 9-5 
Tuesday, 11/5 | 9-5 

Pitt Reception at APHA

APHA conference participants and area alumni are invited to a special Pitt Public Health reception

Monday, November 4, 2019
7 - 9 PM

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Independence Ballroom III
1200 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

RSVP for the reception


Registration for the APHA meeting is not required. Questions? Contact Jennifer Sciullo at jennifer.alison@pitt.edu.

 

Share your experience

Share comments, photos and videos via social media and tag with @PittPubHealth, #APHA2019, and @APHAAnnualMtg

E-mail a photo with your poster or after your presentation to phcomm@pitt.edu.

Facebook - Post a great shot of colleagues over lunch by posting to Facebook.com/PittPublicHealth

Twitter - Share your impressions, a snapshot, orlive tweet from an interesting presentation.

YouTube - Go all out as a roving reporter. Take a 30-second cell-phone video of your colleague or classmate introducing her poster. Add just 1-2 sentences of introduction about the work. Then share online or the video to phcomm@pitt.edu.

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faculty, students, and alumni present work at APHA

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Mara Hollander shares her research on opioid prescribing and physician relationships with pharmaceutical companies at APHA 2018  

Mara Hollander shares her research on opioid prescribing and physician relationships with pharmaceutical companies at APHA 2018

APHA  - Mara Hollander (HPM) presented a poster titled Financial Relationships with Pharmaceutical Companies are Related to Increased Opioid Prescribing at APHA's 2018 annual meeting. Hollander matched Medicare Part D claims from Pennsylvania clinicians with 2014 Open Payments data. The final sampl... (11/24/2018)
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Thistle Elias and Yuae Park share their research at APHA 2018 examining barriers preventing participants in the WISEWOMAN program from implementing healthy lifestyle changes 

Thistle Elias and Yuae Park share their research at APHA 2018 examining barriers preventing participants in the WISEWOMAN program from implementing healthy lifestyle changes

APHA - Professor Thistle Elias (and alumna, BCHS '12) and doctoral student Yuae Park (BCHS '20) share their research examining the barriers preventing some participants in the WISEWOMAN (WW) program from implementing healthy lifestyle changes at APHA's 2018 annual meeting. The researchers interview... (11/24/2018)
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Student Abigail Cartus shares the results of a study on Pittsburgh household characteristics and birth weights at APHA 2018 

Student Abigail Cartus shares the results of a study on Pittsburgh household characteristics and birth weights at APHA 2018

APHA - Doctoral student Abigail Cartus (EPI) presented a poster at APHA's 2018 annual meeting titled Neighborhood-level housing characteristics and birth weight in Pittsburgh, PA, 2009-2013. In this study, Cartus, EPI professor Dara Mendez, and colleagues analyzed data on all singleton births in th... (11/24/2018)

About the APHA Annual Meeting

Thousands of public health professionals come together at the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting & Expo to learn, network and advance their careers.

Who will be there?

The people who make a difference in public health:

  • Professionals at the global and national levels, including past surgeons general and heads of health organizations around the world.
  • Leaders from state and local health departments.
  • Educators, including professors and deans from the leading public health schools and programs.
  • Most importantly, YOU will be there, making connections and educating those around you.


What will I learn?

More than 4,000 abstracts are presented at the Annual Meeting on topics covering all areas of public health. Take a peek into the many sessions you’ll be able to attend using APHA's Online Program. View session details and specific abstracts to make the most of your time during the meeting. There is something for everyone.  Check out a number of must-attend sessions and events on the APHA Schedule at a Glance.

 

Be at the forefront of the industry. Attend the largest and most talked about event in the industry. Register today for APHA!