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Brown School Presentations at APHA 2020

Faculty; Public Health; Research; Policy; PhD

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 Ssewamala

Acceptability of a weekly text-messaging intervention to mitigate and assess economic drivers of HIV risk in vulnerable young adults


​4:30 - 5:30 PM


Niko 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 Verdecias

Psychosocial 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 Wang

Association 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 Frank

Health 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 Brownson

Longitudinal analysis of fittastic, a clinic-based healthy lifestyle program to address child obesity



Wednesday, October 28

​12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

​Nicole Strombom

Racial equity in all policies: Local jurisdictions making racial equity central to decisions


​1:45 - 2:00 p.m.

​Alexis Duncan

Political 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