Brown School Presentations at APHA 2020

Faculty; PhD; Policy; Public Health; Research

Join Brown School presenters at this year’s virtual American Public Health Association virtual annual conference. This year’s theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Preventing Violence.”

The event is online, but attendees can still stay connected by attending the APHA 2020 Virtual Expo, which includes a social scavenger hunt. Brown School presenters are listed below; please note that all presentations are listed in Mountain Time (MT).

Sunday, October 25

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.Fred SsewamalaAcceptability of a weekly text-messaging intervention to mitigate and assess economic drivers of HIV risk in vulnerable young adults
​4:30 – 5:30 PMNiko Verdecias
Patient perspectives on CVD knowledge, risk perception, and risk reduction among blacks and Hispanics living with HIV/AIDS: Mixed methods study
​​4:30 – 5:30 PM​Niko VerdeciasPsychosocial and behavioral factors associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk among people living with HIV/AIDS

Monday, October 26

​9:30 – 9:45 a.m.​Xian WangAssociation of health insurance coverage and racial/ethnic disparities in diagnosis stage among children with cancer
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.​Alan Beck
Natalicio Serrano
Dixie Duncan
Amanda Gilbert
Ross C. Brownson
Environmental and sociodemographic correlates of meeting physical activity guidelines in rural residents
​11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.​Paola Rijos
Anne Trolard
A regional public health response to gun violence: Centering community-academic partnerships
​2:00 – 2:15 p.m.​Sicong Sung
Ozge Sensoy Bahar
William Byansi
Proscovia Nabunya
Fred Ssewamala 
Effects and cost-effectiveness evaluation of a family economic empowerment intervention to increase ARV adherence among HIV+ adolescents in Uganda
​​2:00 – 2:15 p.m.​Akilah Collins-Anderson
Katherine Irani
Angela Serwin
Ryan Lindsay
Darrell Hudson
Demi Bajela
Developing a community health worker led approach to address depression and diabetes among African American men

Tuesday, October 27

​9:45 – 10:00 a.m.​Tyler FrankHealth disparities and opioid addiction in patients with spinal cord injury in saint louis
​9:45 – 10:00 a.m.Emily Weno
Peg Allen
Louise Farah Saliba
Ross C. Brownson
Stephanie Mazzucca
Margaret Padek
Sarah Moreland-Russell
Approaches for ending ineffective programs: Advice from state public health practitioners
​7:00 – 7:15 p.m.​Ross BrownsonLongitudinal analysis of fittastic, a clinic-based healthy lifestyle program to address child obesity

Wednesday, October 28

​12:00 – 1:15 p.m.​Nicole StrombomRacial equity in all policies: Local jurisdictions making racial equity central to decisions
​1:45 – 2:00 p.m.​Alexis DuncanPolitical ideology and sexual behaviors: Does sex partner accumulation matter?
​1:45 – 2:00 p.m.​Sara Malone
Virginia McKay
Kim Prewitt
Douglas Luke
Assessing clinical sustainability: A new, user-friendly tool for evaluating real-world practices