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Washington State Journal of Public Health Practice

June 2009 Special Issue

Washington State Journal of Public Health Practice

ISSN 1934-6360          Vol. 2, Special Issue 1

 

Table of Contents

Abstracts presented at the Joint Conference on Health 2009

 

Abstracts

 

A Personalized Public Health Content Management Tool: Knowledge Management + Customization + Open-Source
D. Revere

1

A Tale of Two Surveys: Baseline Compliance with NAEPP Asthma Guidelines
L. Gunnells

2

ACHIEVE Projects Working to Reduce Chronic Disease in WA – 3 Local Experiences
P. Youmans, W. Webber, N. Willis

3

Addressing the Health Impacts of Climate Change and the Co-Benefits Through Partnerships
          K. Bell, M. Kuharic, M. Johnson

4

Anaerobic Digestion of Livestock Manure and Organics
          K. Steward

5

Blogs, Facebook, and Twitter – Oh My!
C. Desautel, S. Johnston-Desautel

 

6

Building a Culture of Health & Wellness in the Workplace
S. Pudists

7

Childhood Obesity Prevention: Policy Development Challenges in Tight Budget Times
V. Colman, L. Culp

8

Clinical Best Practice Gets Results in one Native American Setting
N. Meyer, A. Shelton, M. Joseph

9

Collaboratively Moving Emergency Medical Services Staff and Resources Cross Borders – Saving Lives
M. Smith

10

Colorectal Cancer Screening in Washington: Developing a Community-Based Program
C. Nass, E. Phillips-Angeles, M. Celedonia, A. Mitchell

11

Community Collaboration to Increase Access to Healthy Food Through Food Gardens

12

Community Gardens: Improving Health and Building Social Equity
R. Abad, P. Munts, J. Polin, R. Gause, T. Mortell, T. Pace, T. Cross

13

Community Kitchens – Cooking up Community
D. Vergis, K. Mayer, L. Suzumura

14

Creating Healthy Communities: Public Health and Public Housing
K. Burgoyne, D. Vergis Vinh, A. Mercado, E. Westburg

15

Creating Policies That Increase Physical Activity
J. Moore, D. Janis, J. Kissee, H. Dewey, R. Kusler

16

Crossing the Data Divide – Online Web Tools to Access Data in Real Time and Provide it in Meaningful Ways
K. Wynkoop Simmons, M. Boysun

17

Developing Multicultural Health Communications Capacity
T. Fulwyler

18

Developing Strategic Healthy Eating and Active Living Efforts in King County
E. MacDougall, D. Vinh, A. Shumann, V. Baldisserotto

19

Engaging Local Partners to Prevent and Control Diabetes across Washington State
L. Pennington, K. Daratha, J. Polello

20

ER Data as a Source to Monitor the Health of a Community
A. Riffe

21

Examining Sources of Tobacco in King County: Sampling and Pharmacies
S. Ross-Viles, M. Ryan

22

Fish Consumption and Hair Mercury Levels in Washington State
J. Van Eenwyk, D. LaFlamme, M. Ta

23

GIS Risk Assessment of Groundwater Arsenic Contamination
D. Rubado

24

Global Warming and Its Expected Impact on Fresh Water Resources in Washington State
K. Slattery

25

Health and Productivity: Comprehensive Approaches to Worksite Wellness in the Public Sector
V. Colman, R. Norman, Julia Dilley, M. Frost

26

Healthy Students, Successful Students: Why School-Based Health Interventions and Academic Achievement Matter
C. Huyck, Julia Dilley, A. Fletcher

27

Heart Disease, Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Oral Health: Findings From the Washington Adult Health Survey
J. VanEenwyk, D. Dennis, M. Ta, L. Bensley

28

HIV in Your Community
D. Hayes

29

Improving Nutrition Education Outcomes through Use of Science-Based Approaches

30

Improving Opportunities for Prenatal Care Among Low-Income Women
M. Payne, M. Storey, V. Grahn

31

Increasing Student Success Through Effective Tobacco Policy

32

Issues Related to “Race” and “Ethnic” Groups in Washington State: Guidelines for Data Analysis and Reactions to Race BRFSS Module
J. VanEenwyk, L. Bensley

33

King County Equity and Social Justice Initiative: Toward Fairness and Opportunity for All
S. Ciske, M. Valenzuela

34

King County Restaurant Nutrition Labeling & Transfat Regulations
C. Cihak, D. Oberg, D. Worsham, M. Rowe

35

Linking Diversity and Quality to Achieve Health Equity
D. Heal, T. Mortell, B. Walker

36

LiveWell: Integrating a Chronic Disease Self-Management Model Into Workplace Health Promotion
L. Wigen, J. Sherls

37

Measles Outbreak in Rural Washington State Requiring Measles Control Efforts in Urban King County and Portland, Oregon
C. Debolt, K. Rietberg

38

Medical Reserve Corps Partners with AmeriCorps to increase sustainability
S. Carlson

39

New Insights on Health Equity: Moving From Dialog to Action
G. Brandt, M. Sitaker

40

Onsite Sewage Systems Operation & Maintenance – Protecting Investments, Ground Water, and Public Health
T. Gonzales

41

Physical Activity: Policies and Environment Change and Spokane Initiative

42

Preventing Intergenerational Disease Transmission Using Relationships in MCH
Q. Zorrah, L. Schipper

43

Primary Care and the Patient-Centered Medical Home: The Evidence for Decreased Disparities and Improved Population Health
C. Mayer, P. Justis

44

Product Stewardship: Responsibly Managing E-waste, Mercury Lights and Medicines
M. Shield, W. Perry, S. Jackson

45

Public Agency Response to Nitrate Groundwater Concerns in the Yakima Valley
N. Hepner

46

Public Health Planning for Vulnerable Populations: Lessons Learned from Three Local Health Departments
C. Elsenboss, M. Remy, M. O’Garro, R. Perozzo, D. Foreman

47

Public Health Practices That Work in Public Housing

48

Reducing Chronic Disease Through Partnerships with Business
P. Davis

49

Sharing Chronic Disease Data with Local Providers: Kitsap County’s Experience
C. Craig, A. Turner

50

Smoke Gets in your Eyes: Woodstoves, Fireplaces and Chronic Disease
L. Gunnells, J. Bardin

51

Sources of Lead in Washington State and Recommendations for Human Health and the Environment
H. Davies

52

Surveillance for Swine-Origin Influenza Virus (SOIV) in Washington State

53

Surveillance of Influenza and Other Respiratory Diseases in Washington State

54

Systems Approach to Improved Stroke Care in the Pacific Northwest
C. Chamie, W. Shultis

55

Systems Dynamic Modeling to Reduce the Burden of Diabetes in Washington
K. Daratha, J. Polello, M. Thurston, M. Sitaker

56

Tailoring Best Practices for Chronic Disease Prevention in Latino and Native American Communities
J. Dilley, Z. Kinne, L. Gomez

57

Taking Local Tobacco Control to the Next Level: re-engaging schools and communities in policy action
J. Dilley, S. Hirsch, P. Davis, W. Gilreath

58

The Impact of Legislation for School Nutrition Policy
D. Johnson, A. Lund, V. Colman

59

Their Next Meal: Food Insecurity Among Washington Residents
L. Gunnells

60

Using Data-Based Decision Making in Public Health Practice
S. Allan, J. Thompsen

61

Using Performance Management to increase Organizational Accountability and Communication
J. Koch

62

Using Quality Improvement Practices to Prevent Chronic Diseases
W. Webber, L. McNett Crowl, E. Wallace, H. Dewey

63

Using Your Findings from a Community Health Assessment to Address Health Equities in Maternal and Infant Health
A. Dominguez, J. Hansen

64

Understanding How Parents Make Decisions About Their Children’s Vaccinations
E. Brunson

65

Viewing Your Community Through a Health Equity Lens
M. Madlem, J. Lehmbek

66

Web-based Public Health Data in Washington: How to use the CHAT and WTN Query Systems
B. LaDue, M. Boardman

67

Working with Your Local Boards of Health: Effective Strategies in Working with Policy Makers
T. Valasek

68

Worksite Wellness Intervention in Mason County
A. Talburt, S. Kimpe, S. Laing

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