NYU to Present 32 Papers on Global Public Health at APHA Annual Meeting in Denver


NYU students, faculty, alumni, and staff who attend the APHA 2010 Annual Meeting are invited to attend a public health reception there sponsored by the Office of NYU Executive Vice President for Health Robert Berne.

NYU Researchers to Present 32 Papers on Global Public Health at APHA Annual Meeting in Denver

The work of New York University-affiliated students and researchers on public health will constitute a significant presence at the American Public Health Association’s 2010 Annual Meeting, making 32 research presentations at the November 8 gathering in Denver, Colorado.

 The presenters will deliver papers on such topics as promotion of diabetes prevention in South Asian and Korean communities; disparities in preventive dental care for pregnant women; health effects of traditional Chinese medicine; intimate partner violence; HIV transmission among those who work in mobile occupations; medical care of detained immigrants; health effects of particulate matter components; child health in distressed cities.

The 32 presentations reflect global health research from across a broad range of NYU’s schools and colleges, including the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development; the Master’s Program in Global Public Health; the School of Medicine; the College of Dentistry; the College of Nursing; and the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

NYU students, faculty, alumni and staff who attend the APHA Annual Meeting are invited to attend a special public health reception there sponsored by NYU Executive Vice President for Health Robert Berne. The reception will be from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Room 304 in the Colorado Convention Center, where the annual meeting will be conducted.

 The deadline to RSVP for the reception is October 4.

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