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Washington State Journal of Public Health Practice

Special Issue

Washington State Journal of Public Health Practice

ISSN 1934-6360          Vol. 6, Special Issue 1

 

Table of Contents

Abstracts presented at the Joint Conference on Health 2012


Oral Abstracts

 

 

 

What’s Happening in the Other Washington?

A. Adair, D. Entenman, & S. Aragon

1

Reducing Wood Smoke to Improve Air Quality and Health—One the Groundwork 

J. Bardin, K. Ross, & D. Caprille

2

Fiscal Crisis & Maternal/Child Health Expenditure Changes: Impacts on Outcomes 

B. Bekemeir, E. Abu-Rish, & M. Dunbar

3

Everyone Swims: Increasing Access to Swimming for Culturally Diverse Communities 

E. Bennett, M. Pomietto, L. Liu, S. Stempski, & C. Chung

4

Moving Public Health Forward

P. Browning & J. Thompson

5

The Influence of Social Networks on Parent’s Vaccination Decisions

E. Brunson

6

Vehicles for Change: Managing Successful Coalitions

V. Coleman & C. Dold

7

WIC – Oral Health: A Staff Model Pilot in Snohomish County

L. A. Cooper

8

Workforce Development Workshop: Using Effective Competency Mapping to Improve Teaching and Learning

L. D’Ambrosio & T. Nieworth

9

Odds Against Tomorrow: A Community Health Assessment Examining Health Inequities in Spokane County

A. Domingues & S. Wendl

10

Participation in a Q Study

C. Donovan

11

You Don’t Smoke, Do You? Improving Tobacco Cessation for Pregnant & Postpartum Women in Washington 

J. A. Dotson

12

Making Practice-Based Research “Dynamic”:  Enhancing Rigor and Study Relevance Through Maps

M. Dunbar, L. Hitchcock, & B. Bekemeier

13

75210: Power in Numbers to Grow Happy Kids

Z. Edwards

14

Identifying Factors Associated with Access to Mental Health Care Among Medicaid-eligible Children

W. Ellis, C. Huebner, A. Vander Stoep. M. Williams

15

Population-Based Training Needs among Public Health Nursing Leaders in Washington State

C. Espina & M. Storey

16

Latino Health Issue: Health Barriers that Immigrant Families Face in the U.S.

B. Gonzalez

17

Disseminating Public Health Practice-Based Research Findings

Y. Grandjean & P. Atwater

18

Moving Forward the Governmental Public Health Agenda for Change

G. Grunenfelder & R. Delahunt

19

Tools for Addressing Health Impacts of Climate Change at the Local Level

B. Haggerty, B. Schulman, C. Hawkins, & S. Daniels

20

A Report of School-linked Screening and Fluoride Varnish Applications for a Rural County in Washington

L.V. Hammelman & R. Dillard

21

Community Health Advocates in Public Housing: Building a Healthy Community

G. Hansen. H. Finden, & B. Coleman

22

Collaborative Efforts of a Retail Pharmacy and Local Health Department to Deliver Free Vaccines

N. Hecox & W. Wood

23

Local Health Department Workforce Cuts: The Impact on Health Disparities and Workforce Diversity

T. Hilliard

24

How to Write and Disseminate Success Stories That Get Read and Make a Difference

D. Kenneweg, C. Huyck, & J. Peterson

25

Measuring and Improving Outcomes Along the HIV Care Continuum to Improve Population Health

D. Kern & J. Carr

26

Successful Methods for Completing a Community Health Assessment and Health Improvement Plan: Experiences from Kittitas and Kitsap Counties

S. Kushner, B. Lipton, R. Pearson, A. Martinez, & M. Sanchez

27

Buprenorphine: An Effective Treatment for Opiate Dependence

H. Liebrand

28

The Gardens of Democracy

E. Liu

29

 85210 and Obesity Prevention

K. Maisch

30

Looking through a "Health Equity Lens" - How to Apply an Equity Impact Review (EIR) Tool

D. Martin & V. Witley

31

Ground Water Pollution in the Lower Yakima Valley and Methemoglobinemia

J. Mendoza

32

Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) Helps Ensure Vaccine Availability for Washington's Children

K. Meranda & J. Hicks-Thomson

33

Hooked on Hookah: The Growing Trend of Hookah Lounges Despite the SIPP Law

K. Moore, S. Neal, K. Frandsen, & J. Scholer

34

Public Health – Tracking, Evaluating and Reporting Our Work

T. Mortell, J. Koch, & M/ Payne

35

Using a Social Marketing Campaign to Increase Participation in the WIC Program of Spokane County

T. Muller, A. Dominguez, & K. Papich

36

Stickman Knows: A Successful Social Marketing Campaign to Improve Safety for All Users of the Road

K. Papich & H. Dewey

37

Translating "Policy" into Action

L. Parlette, L. Jinkins, E. Dziedzic, J. Gould, & J. Muhm

38

Making Meetings Effective and Enjoyable - Change Facilitation Techniques

D. Pickens

39

Developing a State-based Asthma Case Management Program: A Review of Best Practices

J. Postma, J. Olsen, K. Zang, G. Pedraza, J. Robinson, C. Karr, K. Worrell, & L. Jenks

40

Going for Accreditation

S. Ramsey, J. Thompson, B. Nicola, T. Smith, & R. Ford

41

Building Your Workforce Using Public Health Competencies

T. Reed & L. Wilson

42

Creating a Culture of Wellness Internally and Externally

T. Reed & N. Tauzin

43

Effective Communications Between Public Health & Health Care Providers: The REACH Trial

D. Revere & J. Baseman

44

Program for Readability In Science & Medicine (PRISM): A Model for Encouraging Plain Language

J. Ridpath & S. Greene

45

Beryllium Disease: Increasing Awareness/Improving Prevention

L.B. Rock

46

Building Partnerships for Health Impact Assessments

B. Rose

47

Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) – A Statewide Approach to Helping Teens

C. Safford & L.J. Johnson

48

The State of Washington's Health

M. Selecky

49

Creating an Aging-Friendly Snohomish County

M Serafin & W. Burchill

50

Building Neighborhood Capacity to Address Health and Safety Issues

P. Slider, H. Wallace, C. Cooper, & N. Vang

51

Measuring Arsenic Exposures in Washington State - The Washington Environmental Biomonitoring Survey

R. Sorensen, D. LaFlamee, E. Ossiander, B. Rhodes, J. VanEenwyk, & C. West

52

Healthy Homes Initiative and Protecting Public Health in Washington State

N. Thomsen, P. Glen, K. Burgoyne, A. Otter, C. Karr, & K. White

53

Effective Storytelling to Promote Public Health

M. Thurston & B. Rose

54

Rainier Valley Eats! Creating Natural Food Hubs to Promote Community Health

D. Vinh

55

Improving Birth Outcomes in Washington State

C. Wasserman, A. Hailu, P. Taylor, & B-S. Stein

56

 

 

 

 

Poster Abstracts

 

 

 

Portraits of Nursing Students Understanding of Poverty and Homelessness

C. Allen, R. Doughty, & M. Jones

57

Creating a Restorative Link Between Nurses and Their Work Environment

C. Arroyo & D. Smart

58

Obesity in Hispanic Youth: Literature Review and Prevention

R. Doughty, M. Shaw, R. Bindler, & C. Allen

59

CA-MRSA Infection: A Guide for Practice in Shelter Populations

K. Dubiel, J. Banasik, L. Woodard, & C. Allen

60

Implementation of a Medical Respite Program for the Homeless in Spokane, Washington

P. Eide, J. Liles, C. Allen, C. Corbett, & R. Doughty

61

Pediatric Radiation Dose from Head CT Exams in WA State (2007-2012): Improvements and Ongoing Efforts

J. Graves, K. Kanal, & M. Vavilala

62

Growing Healthier: Integrating Health into Comprehensive Planning in Clark County

B. Haggerty, M. Payne, J. Hyde, J. Merte, & T. Mortell

63

Changes to the 2011 BRFSS: Inclusion of Cell Phone Respondents and the New Raked Weighting Methodology

S. Hoff

64

Prevalence and Correlates of Serious Psychological Distress among Washington Adults

G. Hong

65

The Face of Hep C

K. Martin & G. Gonzalez

66

Stress and the CWU Employee

A. Martinez & M. Sanchez

67

Diabetes and Tuberculosis: Where Two Epidemics Meet

J. Novak, S. Allen, S. Carlson, J. Tomaro, & T. Parsons

68

Understanding and Using Washington Hospital Data

R. Ordos

69

Opioid Prescribing - Spokane County Dentists

A. Riffe

70

Washington State Vital Statistics

T. Rime

71

Childhood Asthma Prevalence in Washington State: Comparing Healthy Youth Survey and BRFSS Estimates

R. Sorensen & J. VanEenwyk

72

Provider’s Perspective of Behavioral Risk Measures in the Electronic Health Record

C.Spice

73

Prevalence of Maternal Smoking Before, During, and After Pregnancy as Documented in Washington State and CDC PRAMS Datasets in 2000 Through 2008

D. Tamneva

74

 
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