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NYU to Present 36 Papers on Public Health at APHA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

September 30, 2011

A broad array of research on public health issues will be presented by New York University- affiliated researchers at the 139th American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Exposition. More than 70 NYU faculty, students and affiliated researchers will offer 36 papers and presentations on a range of public health topics.

The APHA event runs from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 in Washington, D.C.

The student and faculty presenters come from many NYU schools, colleges, and programs, and will deliver findings on such diverse issues as “Glaucoma in a New York City jail population,” “Breast cancer risk factor knowledge among Korean-American women in New York City,” “Developing a conceptual framework of the community health worker role with hypertension-related behavior change,” and “Development of obesity policies in New York City and state.”

A detailed description of all of the NYU- affiliated research presentations and presenters can be found online here.

NYU students, faculty, alumni and staff who attend the APHA Annual Meeting are invited to attend a special public health reception sponsored by NYU Executive Vice President for Health Robert Berne. The reception will last from 6:30-to-8:00 p.m. in Independence Ballroom F of the Grand Hyatt Hotel, one of the venues where the annual meeting will be conducted. The deadline to RSVP online for the reception is Monday, October 10.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
NYUToday-feature, Research, School of Medicine, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

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Press Contact: Robert Polner | (212) 998-2337

NYU to Present 36 Papers on Public Health at APHA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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