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Brown School Presentations at APHA 2021

Faculty; PhD; Alumni; Research; Public Health; Students

Join Brown School presenters at this year's hybrid American Public Health Association annual meeting and expo from October 24-27, 2021 in Denver, CO. This year's theme is "Strengthening Social Connectedness."

Online meetings and poster sessions began on October 18. Find sessions and presenters at apha.org/annualmeeting. Brown School presenters are listed below; please note that all presentations are listed in Mountain Time (MT).

Thursday, October 21

​11:00 AM-
12:30 PM

Matthew Ellis
Zachary Kasper


Low Recency and Gaps in HIV Testing Among Treatment-Seeking Opioid Users: Associated Behaviors and Implications for HIV Prevention

​​12:30-2:00 PM

​Ross C. Brownson

An Assessment of Administrative Evidence-Based Practices at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

​12:30-2:00 PM

​Tess Thompson
Ebuwa Evbuoma
Rachel Garg
Amy McQueen
Charlene Caburnay
Matthew Kreuter

​Psychosocial Correlates of Total Home Smoking Ban Among Low-Income Smokers

​3:30-5:00 PM

​Jeremy Goldbach

​Sexual Identity Change, Identity Management Stress and Depression Among a National Sample of Sexual Minority Adolescents

3:30-5:00 PM

​Louise Farah Saliba
Sarah Moreland-Russell
Eliot Jost
Jessica Gannon

​Perceived Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Tobacco Control Programs and the Need for Technical Assistance to Navigate These Times



Friday, October 22

​8:30-10:00 AM

​Rodrigo Reis

​Exploration of the Multidimensionality of Livability: A Formative Analysis of Newly Created Statewide Composite Measure in Connecticut

10:00-11:30 AM

​Rachel Garg
Balaji Golla
Matthew Kreuter

​Community 2-1-1 Helplines Reach Populations Vulnerable to COVID-19

11:30-1:00 PM

​Louise Farah Saliba
Sarah Moreland-Russell
Emily Weno
Romario Smith
Margaret Padek
Ross Brownson

Leading the Way: Qualities of Public Health Leaders That May Prevent Mis-Implementation

​11:30-1:00 PM

​Daniela Tuda
Mark Hawes
Xiaoyan Wang
Shenyang Guo
Leopoldo J. Cabassa

Predictors of Attendance in Peer-Led Healthy Lifestyle Intervention for People with Serious Mental Illness Living in Supportive Housing

​11:30-1:00 PM

​Matthew Ellis
Zachary Kasper
Theodore Cicero

​Perceptions of Opioid Overdose Risk Among Unique Populations: Results from the Naloxone Awareness and Perceptions in Opioid Populations (NAPOP) Study

1:00-2:30 PM

​Tyler Frank
Jason Jabbari
Dan Ferris
Michael Grinstein-Weiss

Mental Health and Academic Difficulties During COVID-19: A Structural Equation Model

1:00-2:30 PM

Kevin Xu
Ned Presnall
Carrie Mintz
Laura Bierut
Richard Grucza

Comparative Analysis of Buprenorphine and Non-Fatal Overdose Outcomes by Provider Specialty Type


Sunday, October 24

​9:00-9:15 AM

​Kimberly Johnson

Introduction to R Statistical Software for Public Health Part 1

9:15-9:30 AM

Jenine Harris

Introduction to R Statistical Software for Public Health Part 2


Monday, October 25

​2:00-2:15 PM

​Tess Thompson
Amy McQueen
Enguday Teshome
Matthew Kreuter

COVID-19 Related Life Changes and Health Service Use Among Parents/Guardians of Child Medicaid Beneficiaries

​4:00-4:15 PM

Phionah Namatovu
Joshua Kiyingi
Josephine Nabayinda
Ozge Sensoy Bahar
Mary McKay
Fred Ssewamala

A Multiple Family Group-Based Intervention (SMART-Africa( to Promote Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Uganda: A Costing Study

​4:15-4:30 PM

Matthew Ellis
Zachary Kasper
Theodore Cicero

Increases in Kratom Use Among Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder



Tuesday, October 26

​11:15-11:30 AM

​Deborah Salvo

Sociodemographic Factors Associated with Economic-, Food Security- and Health-Related Concerns During COVID-19 Among Adults From Low-Income, Majority-Minority Urban Areas

​12:30-1:45 PM

​Anne Trolard
Kimberly Johnson

Employer Policies to Prevent Transmission of COVID-19 Differed by Industry, Income, and Race: A County-Level General Population Survey

​2:15-2:30 PM

​Kim Johnson
Anne Trolard

Challenges of Conducting a Population-Based Survey with Subsequent COVID-19 Testing During a Pandemic

​3:00-3:15 PM

​Avery Fredman

Intent to Vaccinate Children Against COVID-19: The Intersection of Trust and Geography

​4:15-4:30 PM

​Sean Joe
Amy McQueen
Kathleen Bucholz

Exposure to Perceived Racism-Based Police Violence, Race-Based Trauma, and Substance Use Among Black Emerging Adult Men and Women


Wednesday, October 27

​12:30-1:45 PM

​Emily Page

Family-Supportive Supervisor Behaviors and Exposure to COVID-19 Predicted Mental Health and Well-Being Among Both Clinical and Non-Clinical Workers

2:00-3:30 PM

Alan Beck

Physical Activity and Disability - Virtual


Thursday, October 28

​8:30-8:45 AM

​Mary McKay

Changes in Perceived Priorities and Influences on State Mental Health Agendas for Children and Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

​8:45-9:00 AM

​Kimberly Johnson
Anne Trolard

Assessment of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Healthcare Services Use

​9:00-9:15 AM

​Eric Wiedenman

The Role of Sport Participation on Exercise Self-Efficacy, Psychological Need Satisfaction, and Resilience

​12:30-12:45 PM

​Tyler Frank
Stephen Roll
Jason Jabbari
Kourtney Gilbert
Sydneth Rothman
Laura McDermott
Dan Ferris
Sarah Moreland-Russell
 Ashley Byrd
Sam Hsu

Fresh RX: An innovative, Evidence-Based Nutritional Intervention in Underserved Communities

​12:30-12:45 PM

​JaNiene Peoples

Addressing Comorbid Mental Health Symptoms and Opioid Misuse Patterns Among Opioid Use Disorder Patients in Recovery

​1:00-1:15 PM

​Alan Beck
Natalicio Serrano
Audrey Toler
Ross Brownson

Individual and Environmental Correlates of Domain-Specific Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity Levels in Rural Residents