The American Academy of Health Behavior

Agenda - Monday, March 5, 2018

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6:30 am -
7:15 am
Sam Hill
 

 Unplug Activity - Yoga with Leah Gagnon - Baylor University
7:30 am -
7:30 pm

Queen Marie Mezzanine


Meeting Registration

7:30 am -
8:30 am

Gevurtz Room and
Fireside Room
Mezzanine Level
 
Breakfast and Roundtables
Free Breakfast provided for Embassy Suites Guests in the lower level Arcadian Garden, 6:30 am - 9:30 am.
* Bring breakfast up to the Gevurtz Room or Fireside room on the Mezzanine Level or eat first, then join roundtable discussions.  

Coffee and tea available on Mezzanine level.

New members, attendees, and students are encouraged to join a roundtable and meet senior Academy members.
8:45 am -
9:00 am

Queen Marie Ballroom
 

Introduction to Speakers - M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, PhD, MCHES, AAHB President
9:00 am -
9:30 am

Queen Marie Ballroom
 
       
Paula Braveman, MD, MPH -  University of California, San Francisco - Center on Social Disparities in Health 

Title:  "What does health equity have to do with health behaviors? 


9:30 am -
10:00 am
        
Queen Marie Ballroom
 
Staci Young, PhD -  Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Institute for Health and Equity

Title: Narrative matters: Health equity, health behaviors, and social justice   

10:00 am -
10:30 am
 
Margaret Moss, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN -  University at Buffalo, School of Nursing

Title: "American Indians: Structural Blocks to Health Equity"

10:30 am -
10:45 am
 
Break (Light snacks and and beverages provided)


10:45 am -
11:15 am

Queen Marie Ballroom
Scott Carvajal, PhD, MPH - University of Arizona - Director of the Arizona Prevention Research Center (AzPR)

Title:  "Health inequities and resilience in Latinx populations: Concepts, trends and prevention research from the Arizona-Sonora region"

11:15 am -
11:45 am

Queen Marie Ballroom
Ben Duncan, Chief Diversity and Equity Officer for Multnomah County
Title:  "Bridging Equity, Social Justice and Applied Practice"
11:45 am -
12:30 pm
 
Panel Discussion

12:30 pm -
12:45 pm

Queen Marie Ballroom
 Judy K. Black Award and Presentation

2018 Awardee, Wenhua Lu, PhD, MS - Rutgers University

Title:  "Adolescent Major Depression: National Trends, Risk Factors, and Disparities in Mental Health Service Use

1:00 pm -
2:30 pm

Queen Marie Ballroom
 
Professional Development and Mentoring Luncheon (registration is required)

Presenter:   Matthew Lee Smith, PhD, FAAHB

Title:  "Keys to Quality Mentorship and Productive Collaborations: Lessons Learned from AAHB Scholars"

 2:30 pm -
4:30 pm
Unplug Activity
UnPlug Event:  Biketown5-mile bike ride along the Willamette River.  Bikes provided/free event.
Registration required to attend.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Marshall Joffre

 
Health Behavior Research (HBR) Editorial Board Meeting

 
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm

Chief Poker Jim

Past President's Meeting (Past Presidents Only)
6:00 pm -
7:30 pm
       
Colonel Lindbergh Ballroom
 
Poster Session and Reception

(Light hors d'oeuvres, 1 free drink per person and cash bar; guest tickets available)

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