Several faculty members of the Department of Social Work participated in the American Public Health Association conference in Atlanta, GA. This year’s theme was “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health.”
Drs. D. Scott Batey, Dione Moultrie King, Yookyong Lee, David E. Pollio, and Omar T. Sims took part in the conference. Learn more about their presentations:
- Dr. Batey: Addressing the medical and emotional needs of people living with HIV in the face of clinic closure: Lessons learned.
- Drs. Batey and Lee: Exploring community-level barriers and facilitators of HIV health: An exploratory qualitative study.
- Dr. King: Health promotion in the technological age: Using preconception health education to address determinants and awareness on infant mortality disparities.
- Dr. Sims: Health status of African American older adults varies by residential geography: A reason to consider geography in racial comparisons of health disparity research.