American Public Health Association Meeting

Join us at APHA!

The American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition is the premier public health educational forum in the United States. This year, the meeting will take place November 2-6 in Philadelphia, PA.

CPH Alumni & Friends Reception

College of Public Health alumni and friends planning to attend the APHA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, or those who will be in the area, are invited to catch up with fellow alumni and faculty, staff, and students at a reception hosted by the college.

Monday, November 4, 2019
6:30 to 8 p.m.
Le Méridien Philadelphia
3rd Floor – Abele Library
1421 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

The reception venue is located 1/2 a block, or about a 2-minute walk from the Pennsylvania Convention Center. For those driving, there are several nearby parking options: Love Park Garage ($9), PPA – Family Courthouse Garage ($10), The Convention Center Parking (up to $26), or the hotel offers valet parking ($32).

For questions, contact Tara McKee.

Public Health Expo

Find the UI College of Public Heath in the exhibit hall — booth 159. (map) (hours)

CPH Presentations

The following College of Public Health faculty, staff, and students and other University of Iowa colleagues will be presenting at APHA.

Day Time Title Presenter
Sun 11/3 5:00 – 6:00 PM Examining the quality of relationships in older adults’ emergency support networks. Lena Thompson, Sefonobong Obot, Sato Ashida
Mon 11/4 8:30 – 8:50 AM Collective responses to immigration raids: A multi-site, community-engaged study of worksite immigration raids in 2018. Nicole Novak
Mon 11/4 10:30 – 10:45 AM Saving maternal lives in the rural highlands of Guatemala: A mixed-method evaluation of pregnancy complications managed at Casa Materna Rural birth centers. Elijah Olivas
Mon 11/4 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Implicit Bias in Workers Compensation Decisions. Nicole Novak, Anna C McKenzie, Jason Daniel-Ulloa
Mon 11/4 1:00 – 1:15 PM Latinx Men’s Health in the US: What we know and what we need to know. Jason Daniel-Ulloa, Alejandra Escoto
Mon 11/4 1:00 – 2:00 PM Longitudinal Examination of Iowa’s Medicaid Expansion Personal Responsibility Program Requirements: Survey of Iowa Wellness Plan Members Enrolled for at least Two Years. Patrick Brady, Natoshia M. Askelson, Brad Wright, Suzanne Bentler, Elizabeth Momany, Peter Damiano
Mon 11/4 1:00 – 2:00 PM Spatial and temporal analysis of health scientists with H1-B visas in the United States. Aditya Stanam
Mon 11/4 4:00 – 4:20 PM Young Victims of Sexual Harassment at Work: Results from a National Telephone Survey. Carri Casteel, Corinne Peek-Asa
Tues 11/5 9:00 – 10:00 AM Why does (or doesn’t) this work?: A qualitative exploration into how Research Engagement Consultants provided critical feedback for a pediatric mental health clinical trial. Mallory Bolenbaugh, Briana Woods-Jaeger, Cassidy Branch, Marizen Ramirez
Tues 11/5 9:30 – 10:00 AM Developing a community-engaged evaluation of an immigration bond intervention: Promoting wellbeing in mixed-status communities. Nicole Novak, Natalia Espina, Juan Gudino, Elizabeth Panicucci, Julia Zalenski
Tues 11/5 9:30 – 9:50 AM Lessons learned from engaging rural stakeholders in public health research efforts. Grace Ryan, Laura Seegmiller, Natoshia M. Askelson, Felicia Pieper, Tessa Allred
Tues 11/5 9:30 – 9:50 AM Local responses in new destination communities: Action, research, and advocacy for immigrant wellbeing from the Heartland of America. Rima Afifi, UI Irhwrg
Tues 11/5 10:30 – 11:30 AM Cannabis as a substitute for opioids: A look at the Illinois Opioid Alternative Pilot Program. Julie Bobitt, Brian Kaskie
Tues 11/5 1:00 – 2:00 PM Facilitators to Hosting Rural Summer Food Service Program Using Innovative Approaches to Inform Programming Development. Cristian Meier, Natoshia M. Askelson, Felicia Pieper, Whitney Bash-Brook, Emily Adam, Stephanie Dross
Tues 11/5 1:00 – 2:00 PM High school students rarely use e-cigarettes alone: An analysis polysubstance use by gender and race/ethnicity among adolescents in the USA. Paul A. Gilbert, Christine Kava, Rima Afifi
Tues 11/5 1:00 – 2:00 PM Promoting social justice within cross-cultural exchange programs: Fulbright student researchers reflect on experiences in India. Rachel Maggi
Tues 11/5 2:00 – 2:20 PM Micropolitan health: The case for promoting health and health equity in midsize rural towns. Nicole Novak, Heidi Haines, Barbara Baquero, Edith A. Parker
Wed 11/6 10:30 – 10:50 AM Highlighting Health Equity in Physical Activity in a Rural Community: Latina Lay Health Advisors in the Active Ottumwa Program. Barbara Baquero, Rebecca Bucklin, Nicole Novak, Sandy Berto, Adriana Maldonado, Natoshia M. Askelson, Abby Powell, Heidi Haines, Edith A. Parker
Wed 11/6 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Innovations in alcohol policy. Paul A. Gilbert




Questions or comments? Contact Tara McKee. This page was last reviewed on October 17, 2019.