HEI Faculty and Staff accepted to present at annual APHA conference
Monday September 10, 2012 –
Congratulations to our faculty and staff who will be representing the Health Equity Institute at the American Public Health Association Conference in October 2012. See below for details, presentation topics and dates/times. This year APHA will be held in San Francisco, CA.
- Sonja Mackenzie, DrPH, HEI Adjunct Assistant Professor will have two presentations this year at APHA. The first presentation will be on findings from the abstract titled, "Relationship Context of HIV Prevention among Bisexually Active Black men." This was co-authored with Cynthia A. Gómez, PhD, HEI Director. This presentation will be held Monday, October 29, 2012 from 2:30-4:30 PM. The second presentation will be on findings from the abstract titled, "Negotiating Masculinity: Sex and Incarceration among HIV- and HIV+ Bisexually Active Black men", co-authored with Cynthia A. Gómez, PhD. This presentation will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 2:30 PM.
- Jessica Wolin, HEI Associate Director of Community Practice, and colleagues were selected to present findings from their abstract on the HOPE SF collaboration. The abstract entitled, "Community Assessments as an Opportunity for Innovative Graduate Public Health Pedagogy, Student Practicum Opportunities and University-Community Collaboration" was co-authored with September Jarrett, Mayor's Office, Maria X. Martinez, SF Department of Public Health and Paul Rueckhaus, MPH, MA, Health Education Department, SFSU. The presentation will be on Tuesday, October 30th, at 10:44 AM
- Allen LeBlanc, PhD, HEI Professor of Sociology has worked with colleagues at UCLA - Richard G. Wight, PhD and M.V. Lee Badgett, PhD - on a new study titled, "Same-sex legal marriage and tobacco use: Findings from the 2009 California Health Interview Survey." They will present their findings on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 8:30 AM
- The ELAYO team will present findings on their abstract entitled "Rethinking Approaches to Research on Latina/o Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health: Lessons from the ELAYO Project" This presentation will be part of the Latino Caucus session: Community based participatory approaches using social media for the health of Latino populations. The presentation will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 4:30 PM-6:00 PM.
Stay tuned for additional news and details!