APHA 2013: Boston, MA


The 141st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association is quickly approaching and we will be there! PRC/MI faculty, staff and partners will be presenting research from HOPE, PRIME, Flint Adolescent Study, MI-YVPC and much more.  View the schedule of our presentations below or download a PDF version to take with you!

SundayNovember 3
2:30 PM – 3:30 PMPoster292521 Does income and education matter less for overweight and obese African American women?
Susan Frazier-Kouassi, PhD, Jamila Yakubu, Felicia Knox
MondayNovember 4
8:30 AM – 8:45 AMOral291781 Effect of family-based intervention on nonresident African American fathers’ and sons’ relationships and intentions to exercise.
Katrina R. Ellis, MPH, MSW, Cleopatra Caldwell, PhD , Shervin Assari, MD, MPH, E. Hill De Loney, MA
Fathers and Sons
9:00 AM – 9:15 AMOral277290 Violence exposure and depressive symptoms among urban youth: A growth curve analysis.
Andria Eisman, MPH, Sarah Stoddard, PhD, Justin Heinze, PhD, Marc Zimmerman, PhD 
12:30 PM – 1:30 PMPoster290051 Psychosocial predictors of healthy sex behaviors among African American young adults.
Susan Franzen, MS, LaBreonna Bland, BS, Thomas Reischl, PhD, Terrance Campbell, MSISM, MA Ed, PhD Candidate, Bettina Campbell, MSW, Marc Zimmerman, PhD 
4:30 PM – 5:30 PMPoster281895 Effect of cumulative risks and promotive factors on Chinese adolescent delinquency and substance use.
Hsing-Fang Hsieh, PhD
TuesdayNovember 5
10:30 AM – 10:45 AMOral290585 Implementing a social media marketing strategy to engage African American young adults in an online intervention to prevent HIV and sexually transmitted infections.
Alison Grodzinski, MLIS, Alexandra Turner, MPH , Brittnee Hawkins, MPH, Susan Morrel-Samuels, MPH, Bettina Campbell, MSW, Terrance Campbell, MSISM, MA Ed, PhD Candidate, Tiffany Veinot, PhD, Marc Zimmerman, PhD
1:30 PM – 1:50 PMOral292383 Cumulative risk and promotive factors and physical and relational aggression during early adolescence
Sarah Stoddard, PhD, Raelle Saulson, Marc Zimmerman, PhD
2:30 PM – 3:30 PMPoster281980 Mentor engagement to encourage careers in public health: The Michigan mentored model
Dana L. Thomas, MPH,  Susan Frazier-Kouassi, PhD , Melissa A. Valerio, PhD, MPH , Sela V. Panapasa, PhD Kersta Gustafson, Ashley Haglund, BS, and Phyllis Meadows, PhD, MSN, RN
2:30 PM – 3:30 PMPoster282095 Negative peer influences, parental support and substance use among Chinese adolescents.
Hsing-Fang Hsieh, PhD
2:50 PM – 3:10 PMOral289467 A community coalition approach to wellness promotion: Examining one community foundation’s process
Justin Heinze, PhD, Kathryn Heinze, PhD
4:30 PM – 5:30 PMPoster280035 Racial and gender differences in the association between depressive symptoms and higher body mass index.
Gergana Kodjebacheva, PhD, Daniel J. Kruger, PhD
WednesdayNovember 6
12:30 PM – 2:00 PMRoundtable292025 Combining science and community benefit: The community engagement coordinating council pilot grant review process.
Adam Paberzs, MPH, Karen Calhoun, MA , Patricia Piechowski, MPH, MSW, Marc Zimmerman, PhD, Carolyn Sampselle, PhD, ANP, FAAN , Celeste Choate, MLIS, Kanchan Lota, MPH, CQIA
9:10 PM – 9:30 AMOral290855 Giving back: Sharing the results of a community health survey to improve community health outcomes
Ashley Garrity, MPH, Alison Grodzinski, MLIS , Susan Frazier-Kouassi, PhD , and Susan Morrel-Samuels, MPH, STYH Survey Committee