Brown School Faculty, Students Present at APHA 2018

Faculty; Public Health; Social Work; Students

Join the Brown School at the American Public Health Association annual conference. Our School hosts a reception and several research presentations by our faculty, staff and students.

Enola Proctor, Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor (2014-2018), will receive the 2018 Steven Banks Mentoring Award from the APHA Mental Health Section during this year’s event.

Please consult the listings below to explore the breadth of ways to connect with the Brown School at APHA.  All presentations take place within the San Diego Convention Center at 111 West Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101, unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, November 10

​12:30-1:30 p.m.​Robert Motley,
PhD candidate
​HomeGrown STL: A place-based, community science model to promote the wellbeing of Black males

(part of SAAPHI pre-conference meeting)

Monday, November 12

10:30-11:30 a.m.Arash Delavar,
MPH graduate
Medical advances and racial disparities in childhood and adolescent cancer survival
​10:30-11:30 a.m.​Enola Proctor, professorDarrell Hudson,
associate professor

Stacey McCrary, proposal development manager
Documenting behavioral needs in an urban setting: a case study
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.​Meagan Pilar,
graduate fellow
A Narrative Review of HPV Vaccination Interventions in Rural U.S. Communities

Tuesday, November 13

​9:00-10:00 a.m.​Roger Wong,
PhD candidate
Strategies for the recruitment and retention of African Americans in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia clinical research: a systematic review
​11:00-11:15 a.m.Ross Brownson, professorNatalicio Serrano,
PhD student
Building the capacity: examining the impact of evidence-based public health trainings in Europe: a mixed methods approach
​1:00-2:00 p.m.​Doug Luke,
Tobacco town: Using computer modeling to test the impact of menthol & tobacco retailer policies

Wednesday, November 14

​9:30-9:50 a.m.​Seif Nasir,
MPH graduate
Dissemination and implementation of the e-MCH handbook, the potential role of m-Health in improving health equity in a refugee setting: a cross-sectional study
​10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.​Jason Purnell,
associate professor 
Prototyping a systems approach to implementing Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model

The Brown School reception will take place Monday, November 12 at Meze Greek Fusion, 345 6th Avenue, San Diego. RSVP by November 9 to