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Thursday, March 20 • 10:55am - 12:15pm
TH2.07 The Impact of Urban Environments and Urban Change on Health

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Moderator: Nicole Ruggiano, Florida International University

  • Employee Wellness Program Effect on Body Mass Index (BMI) and Health Care Costs Assessing Differences in Urban versus Rural Health Care Employees
    Jennifer Fink, UW Milwaukee; Doug Ihrke, UW Milwaukee

  • The Role of Transportation in Health Self-Management among Older Adults with Chronic Conditions Living in South Florida
    Nicole Ruggiano, Florida International University; Katherine Sias, Florida International University; Natalia Shtompel, Florida International University; Karen Fortuna, Florida International University

  • Roads and Knots of STDs in Texas 
    Silviya Nikolova, University of Texas at Arlington; Jesus Trevino, Universidad Autonomade Nuevo Leon; Eusebius Small, University of Texas at Arlington; Sunil Madanu, University of Texas at Arlington; Cecilia Mengo, University of Texas at Arlington

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Jennifer Fink

Research, Aurora Research Institute
Much of my career I have been working in clinical trials as a mentor and coordinator. I have 14 years of experience working with patients in diverse health care settings, coordinating clinical trials in diabetes, asthma, oncology, neurology, pain management, dermatology and psychiatry... Read More →

Silviya Nikolova

University of Texas at Arlington

Nicole Ruggiano

Florida International University


Cecilia Mengo

University of Texas at Arlington

Douglas Ihrke

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Eusebius Small

University of Texas at Arlington
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Jesus Antonio Trevino Cantu

Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Professor of the graduate department at the School of Architecture. PhD in planning and public policy (University of Texas at Arlington), Master in Urban Development (El Colegio de Mexico), and Bachelor in Economics (Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León). Current research interests... Read More →

Karen Fortuna

Florida International University

Katherine Sias

Florida International University

Natalia Shtompel

Florida International University

Sunil Madanu

University of Texas at Arlington


Nicole Ruggiano

Florida International University

Thursday March 20, 2014 10:55am - 12:15pm CDT
Magnolia (Contessa 2nd Floor)