ASPHN's 2023 Annual Meeting • Denver, CO • June 11–13

 

The 2023 Annual Meeting received 34 posters, of which 23 were by students. We have listed all posters in alphabetical order below. Please enjoy and share the presentations, which highlight community and public health nutrition programs and practice, research and evaluation, and policy and advocacy.

In addition to the posters below, 12 students also presented live during the 2023 Annual Meeting (denoted below with a *) – to see theses recordings visit the 2023 Annual Meeting webpage.

 

A Review of Cardiovascular Disease in African Americans and its Relation to Mental Health. D’Angelia Holmes, ASPHN Health Equity Internship

Amplifying Breastfeeding Mothers’ Voices through Digital Storytelling. Sarah Lisson, Knox County Health Department

Assessing Knowledge and Confidence Related to Prediabetes/Diabetes Education of Community Health Navigators in Michigan. Rachel Bessire, Eastern Michigan University, Center for Health Disparities Innovations and Studies

Assessing Nutrition Literacy Among HIV/AIDS Clients at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Mississippi. Ryan Johnson, Behavioral and Environmental Health

Assessing the Effectiveness of the SWAP Program at a Food Pantry in Hamtramck, Michigan. Olivia Ford PhD, MPH, RD, Eastern Michigan University Center for Health Disparities Innovations and Studies

*Assessment of the HIV Testing Behaviors Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in the United States: A Retrospective Analysis of AMIS Study from 2013 to 2019. Anthony Uchenna Emeribe, Morgan State University, School of Community Health and Policy.

Bringing Health Awareness to the Community: One Post at a Time. Meleah N. Pea, Grambling State University, Department of Biology

Children’s Healthy Weight State Capacity Building Program – Integrating Nutrition into MCH Programs. Sandy Perkins, ASPHN

Creating a Diverse Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Workforce to Improve Maternal and Child Health Indices: A Policy Brief. Tamaraemumoemi Emmanuella Okoro, Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Predominantly Black Institutions Alliance Team for Maternal, Child, And Family Health Equity Initiative (HAT), Maryland USA

Exploration of the Association Between Family Eating Habits in Adolescence and Intuitive Eating in Young Adulthood. Carmen Wilkinson & Paige Dawson, University of Washington, School of Public Health

*Food Security and Public Health Nutrition: The Importance of the Nutrition Title in the Agricultural Improvement Act. Hailey Astin Shelby Lewis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Department of Nutrition

*Garden Resource Project: Understanding Garden Resource Utilization By Low Income Families with Children. Mai Thao & Rita Stephenson, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health

*Healthy Habits Chef Challenge: A Six-Session Program Which Resulted in Significant Improvements in Nutrition Knowledge in Low Income Diverse Elementary-Age Children. Abraya Johnson , Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management

Increasing Access To Local Foods In Michigan Early Care and Education settings. Maria Distler & Mary Neumaier, National Kidney Foundation of MI

Maternal and Child Health Public Health Workforce Opportunities and Challenges: Meeting the Nutrition-related Needs in a Rural, Frontier State. Kristy Rott, North Dakota State University

*Maternal Obesity, Infant Mortality and Preterm Births in Tennessee. Catherine N. Ononogbo, School of Community Health and Policy, Morgan State University, Baltimore Maryland

Minority Serving Institution Program on HIV/AIDS 95:95:95 target by 2035: Access to Vaccines for Poverty Eradication. Anthony Uchenna Emeribe, Morgan State University, School of Community Health and Policy

Monkeypox During Pregnancy: Risks, Treatment, and Prevention Strategies. Sharmistha Roy, ASPHN and Rutgers the University of New Jersey

Navigating the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Mental Health: Effective Strategies for Prevention and Recovery. Sharmistha Roy, ASPHN

Oregon’s Building State Capacity for Nutrition Integration Program. Robin Stanton, Public Health Division

Podcasts’ Usefulness in Health Advocacy. Alexandra Nussbaumer Gardner, University of Tennessee, Department of Nutrition

Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Change Workforce Capacity Building To Support Local and Tribal Health Agencies in Wisconsin. Krista Nagel , Wisconsin Title V-Maternal and Child Health and healthTIDE, Children’s Healthy Weight State Capacity Building Program

Pregnancy Outcome Among Pregnant Sickle Cell Disease Patients at a Tertiary Facility in Nigeria. Titilola Akingbola, Morgan State University

Prevalence Of Obesity And Hypertension Among Government Workers In The Eastern Part Of Nigeria, Enugu State. Josephine Okorie, Morgan State University

Program Evaluation of Local Grantee Experiences Implementing Breastfeeding and Food Insecurity Title V Priorities. Robin Stanton, Public Health Division

*Racial disparities in infant mortality and the influence of social determinants of health in Maryland: Research and Programmatic implication. Tamaraemumoemi Emmanuella Okoro, Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Predominantly Black Institutions Alliance Team for Maternal, Child, And Family Health Equity Initiative (HAT), Maryland USA

*Relationship Between Childhood Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus: A Life Course Perspective. Josephine Okorie, Morgan State University, School of Community Health and Policy.
*Risk of Food and Nutrition and Insecurity (FNIS) in US Households with Children at the Beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Emilie Holloway, UTK, Department of Nutrition

*Tackling Maternal Mortality Disparity in Illinois State through Food Policies: Advocacy for Prenatal Obesity Prevention. Tolu Arowolo, Morgan State University School of Community Health and Policy

The Preventive Practice Act of Workplace Safety: Audience The American Workforce. Glory Richard, School of Community Medicine and Policy

The Relationship Between Adolescents’ Perception of Weight and Water Intake for Weight Loss Among US Adolescents. Adewumi F. Oladele, Morgan State University, School of Community Health & Policy

*Trends in Physical Activities, Fruit and Vegetable  Consumption Among Adults in Mississippi: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2011-2022. Border-ere Fiemotonghan, Jackson State University

Type II Diabetes & Hawai‘i-Grown Staples. Kirthi Hagalwadi, Hawai‘i ‘Ulu Cooperative (HUC)

*Using Positive Deviance Concepts to Improve WIC Counseling. Krista Nagel, University of Minnesota School of Public Health

*Weight Inclusive Nutrition In Pregnancy: A Literature Review and Practice Application. Brianna Juma Caverzagie, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health



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