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Join LCPH in Denver for the Annual APHA Meeting!

The Latino Caucus for Public Health is gearing up for the upcoming 2016 APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition. We have several scientific program sessions scheduled. There is also the LCPH business meeting, the Awards Reception, and the Dr. Helen Rodriguez-Trias Breakfast. Most of the events will take place at the Colorado Convention Center. Please see below for the schedule and to attain more information.

LCPH Business Meeting
Sunday, October 30 at 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Mile High Ballroom 2C
The Latino Caucus welcomes you to our annual business meeting. Learn more about what the LCPH is doing and planning for the coming year. Topics to be discussed include: Overview of this year's Scientific Program and Helen Rodriguez-Trias Breakfast; information regarding the Young Professionals Group; elections; and, updates on the APHA board. You can also learn ways in which you can volunteer your time. Please click here for more information about the meeting.

LCPH Awards Ceremony and Reception
7:00 p.m. (right after the LCPH Business Meeting)
Following the Latino Caucus Business Meeting, please join us for the LCPH Awards Ceremony and Reception.

Scientific Program
Monday, October 31 to Wednesday, November 2
The Latino Caucus will be holding various scientific sessions during the Annual APHA Meeting. Following is a preliminary schedule during the week. Please click here for more information about the sessions.

Monday, November 2
8:30 to 10:00 a.m.: LEEAD Scholars Working to Evaluative Equality in Latino Populations
(Endorsed by: Breastfeeding)

  • Testing the Validity and Reliability of the Discrimination in Medical Settings Scale among Young-Adult Latinos
  • Reports of self-rated health by citizenship and homeownership, 2000-2010
  • Impact of Foreign Aid on HIV/AIDS Rates in Latin America: What Do We Need to Do?
  • Cultural factors of HPV vaccination initiation in Latina mothers

 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.: Education for the Health of Latino Communities
(Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition)

  • Family lifestyle intervention adapted for Latino populations to address overweight and obese children and adolescents
  • Parental monitoring of sugar sweetened beverages among low-income Hispanic mothers of preschoolers: An integrative model approach
  • Impact of acculturation on parenting strategies and diet and physical activity among parents of overweight and obese Hispanic children
  • Social Media for Social Good: Using a Digital Curation Strategy and On-Line Marketing to Drive Awareness of Latino Health Disparities

Tuesday, November 1
8:00 to 10:00 a.m.: Dr. Helen Rodriguez-Trias Breakfast
(Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights)
Join us in celebrating the awardee of the the 2015 Helen Rodriguez-Trias Social Justice Award? Please click here for more information about the breakfast.

8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.: Education and Interventions for Healthier Latino Communities
(Endorsed by: Breastfeeding)

  • Consequences of discrimination for Latino health outcomes: A systematic review
  • Perceived safety concerns related to occupational and environmental exposure: Survey of Latinos in Greensboro rural community located in Florida
  • Bridges to Better Health and Wellness: A Health Care Manager Intervention for Latinos with Serious Mental Illness
  • A profile of organ donors in a vulnerable Latino community
  • Hispanic/Latino knowledge, attitudes and behavior (KAB) related to secondhand smoking (SHS)
  • Latino Mothers' Views of the Father's Role in Family Healthy Eating: Focus Groups Findings
  • Platicas Comunitarias: Engaging the Latino community to learn about their dreams, strengths, and needs
  • Culturally tailoring nutrition education interventions to Catholic Charites of California SNAP-Ed Latino participants: Lesson learned
  • Education for Hispanics about biobanking and clinical trials: A pilot study
  • Empowering Latinas through Education and Wellness Coaching: An Impactful Community Partnership and Collaborative Effort

10:30 to 12:00 p.m.: Current Issues in Latino Health
(Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus)

  • Latino In-Home Supportive Services Recipients: What Do They Receive at the End of Life?
  • Learning to serve the underserved: A community outreach initiative for medical students at San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, Puerto Rico
  • Levels of rurality and Hispanic demographic changes for program implementation in Kentucky's Local Health Departments
  • Investigating the readiness of Latino adults to adopt diabetes preventive behaviors
  • Development of a community theater outreach intervention to increase HPV vaccination rates in Latino adolescents
  • A Critical Race Theory Perspective on the Educational Experiences of Latino Immigrant Young Men
  • Engaging Latino Stakeholders in Developing a Culturally Responsive Sun Protection Program
  • Evaluating Latino patients preferences and attitudes in receiving guidance on physical activity and nutrition in community health clinics
  • Serious Psychological Distress (SPD) among Latino adults with asthma in New York City, 2013: An examination of poverty related factors

2:30 to 4:00 p.m.: Social Inequities in Latino Health
(Endorsed by: Black Caucus of Health Workers, Women's Caucus, LGBT Caucus of Public Health Professionals, Socialist Caucus, Peace Caucus, and Breastfeeding)

  • Street harassment and intersecting social positions: Perceptions of safety and danger among young Latina/os in Detroit
  • Psychological Distress Behavioral Patterns Among Latinos: We Don't See Ourselves As Worthless
  • Neighborhood Environments and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms and Violent Behaviors
  • Marginalized Communities in Disasters

4:30 to 6:00 p.m.: Healthcare Delivery in Latino Communities: CHW-based approaches
(Endorsed by: Black Caucus of Health Workers, Women's Caucus, and Breastfeeding)

  • Social support in an emerging Latino Community: Successes and limitations to help uninsured children
  • Navegantes para salud: An innovative culturally and linguistically tailored navigations support intervention
  • Clinical outcomes from a randomized, longitudinal community health worker and peer-led intervention for Latinos with diabetes