Indiana Public Health Conference Poster Presenters

Indiana Public Health Conference Poster Presenters

Access to Care

1. Understanding the Health Care Experiences of African Immigrants: Consumer- and System-level Exploration
Isaac Omenka, PhD(c)
Graduate Student, Department of Health Policy & Management
IU Fairbanks School of Public Health

2. Utilizing a Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) Approach to Assess Mental Health in Refugee Populations
Aurora Le, MPH
Academic Specialist
IU School of Public Health-Bloomington

Chronic Disease

3. Dietary Sodium and Obesity: Results from the data of National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys NHANES 1999-2006
Yiqing Song, MD, ScD
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Director, Epidemiology PhD Program
IU Fairbanks School of Public Health

4. Eskenazi Health Improves the Nutrition Profile of Foods Served to Visitors and Staff Focusing on Sodium Reduction
Margie Fougeron, MS
Culinary Nutrition Consultant
Eskenazi Health

5. Marketing Physical Activity Programs to Attract the "Non-mover"
Carol Kennedy-Armbruster, PhD, MS
Senior Lecturer
IU School of Public Health-Bloomington

6. Sarcopenia, Musculoskeletal and Cardiovascular Fitness, Metabolic Syndrome, and Mortality in US Older Adults:     Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) 1999-2011
Yiqing Song, MD, ScD
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Director, Epidemiology PhD Program
IU Fairbanks School of Public Health

7. Strategies to Improve the Quality and Duration of Life Among Cancer Survivors at Hancock Regional Cancer Center
Linda Zerr
Director
Hancock Regional Hospital

8. Strategies to Improve the Quality and Duration of Life Among Cancer Survivors at St. Vincent Cancer Care
Missy Andres, BSN, RN, OCN
Manager, Patient Navigation
St. Vincent Health

9. Using Cancer Data to Educate Partners About the State's Cancer Burden
Dawn Swindle, BS
Health Education and Communications Director
Cancer Control Section
Indiana State Department of Health
Laura Ruppert, MHA
Cancer Surveillance Section Director
Indiana State Department of Health

10. Using Geographic Information Systems to Analyze Data to Expand the Reach of the Indiana Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IN-BCCP)
Kate Tewanger, MPA
Cancer Early Detection Section Director
Indiana State Department of Health

Clinical Care

11. Creating a New PlayBook in Preventing Sports-Related Concussions
Jennifer Phelps, JD, MPH
General Counsel
USA Football

12. Optimizing Community Health Center Resources with Simulation Modeling
Tammy Toscos, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor
IU SoIC, BioHealth Dept, IUPUI

Community Health Improvement

13. Northwest Area Brownfield Redevelopment HIA
Cynthia Stone, DrPH, RN
Associate Professor
IU Fairbanks School of Public Health

14. The Indiana CTSI's Patient Engagement Core
Sarah Wiehe, MD, MPH
Director
Indiana CTSI Community Health Partnerships

Environmental Health

15. The Future of Coal Ash & Public Health in Indiana
Indra Frank, MD, MPH
Director of Environmental Health and Water Policy
Hoosier Environmental Council

HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases, and Sexual Health

16. Development of a Syringe Exchange Program Database – from Paper to Smartphone
Erika Chapman, MPH, CPH, CHES
HIV Surveillance, Service Integration & Harm Reduction
Division of HIV, STD, Viral Hepatitis
Indiana State Department of Health

17. Project Cultivate; An Independent, Collaborative Effort to Initiate and Support the Long Term Development of Important Community Capacities
Carrie Lawrence, PhD, MS
Postdoctoral Fellow
Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention
IU School of Public Health-Bloomington

18. STDs in the Crossroads of America: Indiana’s Initiative to Stamp out Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis
Amara Ross, MPH
STD Epidemiologist
Indiana State Department of Health
Caitlin Conrad, BS
STD Prevention Program Manager
Division of HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis Division
Indiana State Department of Health

19. It Takes a Village: Advocating Together for Comprehensive Sexual Health Education
Tanisha Harris, Ph.D. (c)
Department of Consumer Science
Purdue University
Sarah El-Azab, MS (c)
Brian Lamb School of Communication
Purdue University
Jill Inderstrodt-Stephens, Ph.D./MPH (c)
Brian Lamb School of Communication
College of Health and Human Sciences
Purdue University

Laboratory Practice

20. HIV Outbreak in Scott County, Indiana: The Laboratory Response
Jyl Madlem, MS
Laboratory Program Advisor
Indiana State Department of Health

21. Public Health’s Pit Crew: A Look Inside the Indiana State Public Health Laboratory
Jyl Madlem, MS
Laboratory Program Advisor
Indiana State Department of Health

22. Risk Assessments in the Clinical Laboratory
Beth Reeves, BA
Biosafety Biosecurity Officer
Indiana State Department of Health

Maternal and Child Health

23. Factors Affecting Retention and Compliance in a Longitudinal Study of Connected, Low Income, Urban, Primiparous Mothers
Amanda Beering, MS
IU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

24. Have a Healthy Baby
Tracy Lewis
Executive Director
Lake County Minority Health Coalition

25. Indiana's Newborn Hemoglobinopathy Program: The Sickle SAFE Program from Birth to Five Years
Ellen Bloom, MPH
Newborn Screening Program Coordinator
Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center

26. Where do Mothers Call to Access Health Care?
Diana Feliciano, BSBM
Helpline Manager and Bilingual ACA Navigator
Division of Maternal and Child Health
Indiana State Department of Health

27. An Evaluation of the Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative Project: Identification of the Level of Support Needed to Optimize Implementation of Nutrition and Physical Activity “Best Practices” in the Child Care Setting
Carol A. Friesen, PhD, MS
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Nutrition and Dietetics
Ball State University
Marta Fetterman
State Project Coordinator
Indiana Association for Child Care Resource and Referral
Lisa Henley
Director of Child Care Quality Initiatives
Indiana Association for Child Care Resource and Referral

Professional Developement

28. Can a Certificate in Public Health Help You Meet Your Professional Goals?
Lesa Huber, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Office of Online Education
IU School of Public Health-Bloomington

29. Contributing to the Field: Internship Opportunities for Bachelor and Graduate Students in College Health Promotion
Shawnte Elbert, MA, MCHES, TTS
Director
IUPUI Office of Health and Wellness Promotion

30. Enhancing Student Learning Experiences Through Practice Partnerships and Principles
Carole Kacius, PhD
Associate Dean for Education
IU Fairbanks School of Public Health

Quality Improvement

31. A Public and Academic Partnership to Promote Public Health Accreditation and Access to Quality Care
Amber Reed
Administrator
Montgomery County Health Department
Cindy Stone, DrPH, RN
Associate Professor
IU Fairbanks School of Public Health

32. The Journey of a QI Committee: An Approach to Decreasing SUIDs with IPQIC and Partnering Organizations
Nancy Swigonski, MD, MPH
Executive Director of Innovation for the Riley Maternity and Newborn Health
IU School of Medicine – Department of Pediatrics