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The 3rd International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health was held on March 6-8, 2009 at the Hotel Albuquerque in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Approximately 300 child health providers and researchers who work with indigenous children and families attended this conference. This meeting built upon the successes of the first International Meeting on Inuit and Native American Child Health held on April 29 - May 1, 2005; and the 2nd International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health held on April 20-22, 2007. .

General Conference Information
Final On-site Program
Oral Abstracts
Poster Abstracts

Educational Sessions/Handout Materials
(NOTE: Only sessions with slides/handouts are listed. For the complete program, click on link above.)

Preventing Teen Pregnancy: The Promise of IUDs and Implanon
Eve Espey, MD, MPH (handout)

The OB-Peds Interface
George J. Gilson, MD (handout)

HPV Vaccine Update
Neil Murphy, MD (handout); Amy Groom, MPH (handout)

Substance Abuse: Placental Transfer and Lactation
Andy Hsi, MD, FAAP (handout)

Kelly Moore, MD, FAAP (handout)

Breastfeeding Clinical Skills
Joan Y. Meek, MD, FAAP (handout)

School Based STI/STD Testing Clinics
Terry Friend, CNM, MSN; Lori de Ravello (handout)

Child Passenger Safety: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know
Ben Hoffman, MD, FAAP (handout)

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Lori Vitale Cox, PhD (handout)

Perinatal Depression
Katherine L. Wisner, MD, MS (handout)

International Indigenous Research Panel
Janet Smylie, MD, MPH, CCFP; Sue Crengle, MD, MPH; Jane Freemantle, MD; Maile Taualii, PhD, MPH (handout)

Traditional Perspectives in Child and Family Health
Don Warne, MD, MPH (handout)

Social Determinants of Health
Global Journey on Indigenous Social Determinants of Health Regaridng "Closing the Gap in a Generation"
Dawn Walker (handout)

Getting it Right: Using Population Specific, Community Based research to Advance the Health and Well-being of First Nations, Inuit and Metis
Paulette Trembley (handout)

Behavioral Health
Infant Bonding and Attachment
Jean-Victor P. Wittenberg, MD, DCP, FRCPC (handout)

Mental Health/Suicide Prevention
Rod McCormick, PhD (handout)

The Implementation of Motivational Interviewing Amongst Overweight Navajo Youth - Lessons Learned and Skill Development
Jeffrey C. Powell, MD, MPH; Keri Bolton Oetzel, PhD, MPH (handout)

Promoting Healthy Indigenous Communities in Remote Northern Brithish Columbia via a Successful Canadian Child Health Initiative
Andrew J. Macnab, MD, FRCPC, FRCPCH, FCAHS (handout); Wendy G. Cannon, BSc, BEd (handout)

Healthy Communities
Early Literacy Promotion
Perri Klass, MD, FAAP (handout) (handout2) (handout 3)

Addressing the Disparities in Indigenous Children's Health Through Social Determinants Research
Malcolm King, PhD (handout)

Environmental Health: Maternal Child Health, Climate Change, Food Chain Contaminants in Rural Alaska
James E. Berner, MD (handout)

Oral Health
James Irvine, MD, FCFP, FRCPC (handout); Steve Holve, MD, FAAP (handout); David Krol, MD, MPH, FAAP (handout); Robert Schroth, DMD, MSc (handout)

Indigenous Child Advocacy
Child Advocacy Center Development in Indian Country
Lori G. Byron, MD, FAAP; Earl B. Sutherland, Jr, PhD (handout)

Strengthening Our Voices: How Aboriginal Social Determinants of Health Shape Community-Based Family-Centered Healing and Wellness Services in One Mi'kmaq Community
Andrea M. Currie, MEd (handout)

Obesity Prevention: Envision New Mexico Model
Jane McGrath, MD, FAAP; Keri Bolton Oetzel, PhD, MPH; Kevin Sweeney, MD, FAAP (handout); Jeffrey Powell, MD, MPH, FAAP; Chenoa Bah Stilwell Jensen, MS; Lyle Lee, RN (handout)

Vaccine and Update on Infectious Diseases in AI/AN Communities in the US
Amy Groom, MPH; Rosalyn Singleton, MD, FAAP (handout); Steve Holve, MD, FAAP (handout); Robert Menzies, MPH (handout)

Environmental Health
Dawn Walker; Anik Guertin (handout)

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