Tuesday, July 14, 8:30-10:00 AM

Venue 1: Mental Health & Wellness #4 – Suicide & Addictions

Moderators: Rod McCormick + Sven Hassler

Pedersen, C. P.,* & Bjerregaard, P. Suicide Attempts and Alcohol Dependence in Greenland.

Silviken, A.,* Haldorsen, T., & Kvernmo, S. Suicide among Indigenous Sami in Arctic Norway 1970-1998.

Harder, H. A Cultural Model of Suicide Prevention for Carrier First Nations Youth.

Lubov, P. The Ethnic and Cultural Features of Course of Alcoholism in Indigenous Peoples of the North of Khabrovsk Territory.

Larsen, C. V. L.,* & Bjerrebaard, P. Gambling: A New Player in Greenlandic Public Health Research.

Hassler, S.,* Edin-Liljegren, A., Daerga, L., Eriksson, M., Jacobsson, L., & Sj’lander, P. Psychosocial Risk Factors among Sami Women of Reindeer Herding Families.

Venue 2: Women’s & Family Health & Well-Being #1 – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Moderators: Marilyn Van Bibber + Anna Rita Spein

Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada: Culturally Appropriate Responses to FASD.

Reid, D. Viewing and Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder from a Disability Perspective.

Clarren, S. K.,* & Salmon, A. A Comprehensive Approach to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Cox, L. V. An Education of Heart, Hand, Mind, and Spirit- The Blanket Toss Tools for Screening, Assessment, and Intervention of FASD and Other Developmental Conditions- A Relational Systems Approach.

Badry, D. Personal Ecology and Environmental Struggles for Birth Mothers of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Grueger, B. Yukon FAS Diagnosis Team; Development of a Team- Mountains to Climb, Valleys to Cross.

Venue 3: Food Security #4 – How Are We Eating?

Moderators: Melissa Guyot + Looee Okalik

Bjerregaard, P.,* & Jeppesen, C. People do not Eat N-3 Fatty Acids, they Eat Meals.

Bernier, S.,* Furgal, C., Winters, K., Dewailly, E., & the Nunatsiavut Government. Determinants of Change in Fat Consumption Patterns in Nain, Newfoundland.

Boon, D.,* Grant, I., Cross, S., Knapp, K., Vivian, G., Moniz, C., Rees, G., & Marquis, P. The Assessment of Bone Mineral Density, Calcium, and Vitamin D Intake and Exposure in British Antarctic Survey Personnel.

Sharma, S.,* De Roose, E., Cao, X., Gittelsohn, J., Corriveau, A. An Assessment of Dietary Intake in an Inuvialuit Population to Highlight Foods for a Nutritional Intervention Program to Improve Dietary Intake: Results from Health Foods North.

Sharma, S.,* Cao, X., Roache, C., Reid, R., & Gittelsohn, J. Food and Nutrient Intake of Inuit Adults and the Development of a Quantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire to Evaluate a Nutritional and Lifestyle Intervention Program Aimed at Improving Dietary Intake and Health: Results from Healthy Foods North.

Jeppesen, C. Quality Aspects of the Inuit Diet in Greenland.

Dekabrina, V. Influence of Casual Wear and Everyday Diet on Health.

Venue 4: Infectious Diseases #4 – Hepatitis

Moderators: Yuri Nikitin + Gerry Minuk

Borresen, M. L.,* Krarup, H., & Koch, A. Frequency and Distribution of Hepatitis B Virus Genotypes in Greenland Association with Precore and Basal Core Promoter Mutations.

Osiowy, C.,* Larke, B., & Giles, E. Genotypic Characterization of Hepatitis B Virus from Chronic Carriers living in the Canadian North.

McMahon, B. J.,* Bruden, D., Bruce, M., Livingston, S., Christensen, C., Homan, C., Williams, J., Sullivan, D., Rosen, H., Hennessy, T., & Gretch, D. A Population Based Perspective and Retrospective Study of Liver Related Mortality in Alaska Native People with Hepatitis C Infection.

Rempel, J. Aboriginal Immunity: Potential Contribution to the Outcome of Hepatic Infection and Disease.

McMahon, B.,* Bulkow, L., Williams, J., Bruden, D., Snowball, M., Negus, S., Hurlburt, D., Zanis, C., Boyd-Hummel, K., Dunaway, E., Singleton, R., Homan, C., Parkinson, A., Bruce, M., & Hennessy, T. Long-term Protection after Hepatitis B Immunization in Alaska Native People.

Karandashova, I. V., Neverov, A. D., Fast, E. V.,* Dolgin, V. A., Braslavskaya, S. I., & Chulanov, V. P. Molecular Epidemiology of Viral Hepatitis B, C, and D in the Chukot Region.

Venue 5: Education and Building Resource/Research Capacity #2

Moderators: André Corriveau + Rosa Wah-Shee

Bell, M. By the North for the North: A Pan-Territorial Strategy to Build Public Health Capacity.

Rossiter, J. & Parton, L. Public Health Professional Development Online: Successes and Challenges.

Axtell, T. Public Health Skills Online: Pilot for Northern Aboriginal Workers.

Reading, J. Creating Health Research Capacity: The Aboriginal Health Network Partnerships for British Columbia and the Western Arctic.

Thomas, G.,* & Greenwood, M. The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health: A Centre for Sharing Knowledge.

Ogilvie, L., Menominee-Batise, L., Yuan, L., Antone, T., Dupont, D. Ontario First Nations Public Health Project: Tripartite Approach.

Scott, R. E.,* Khoja, S., & Durrani, H. A Pan-Arctic Collaborative for e-Health: Need, Value, and Lessons.

Affleck, E. Proposal for a Standard Primary Care Physician Community Coverage Model for the Northwest Territories.

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