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Thursday, August 29 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Poster Session - The Relationship Between Access to a School-Based Health Center and County-Level Teen Fertility in Colorado

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This study functions as an analysis of fertility trends in the state of Colorado along with the establishment of school-based health centers (SBHCs). Factors such as; the allocation of limited resources, lack of affordable health care services, and cultural perception toward adolescent childbearing among disadvantaged subpopulations in the Colorado could be associated with disproportionate fertility rates in the state.

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Jean Scandlyn

University of Colorado Denver
Jean Scandlyn, PhD, is Clinical Associate Professor in the Departments of Health and Behavioral Sciences and Anthropology at the University of Colorado, downtown Denver campus. A medical anthropologist, her research interests focus on adolescence and early adulthood, health care in... Read More →
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Marisa Westbrook

Marisa Westbrook, MPH, is a PhD student in Health and Behavioral Sciences at CU Denver. Her research interests include structural interventions for health equity, community engagement, structural competency, and critical public health pedagogy.

Lisette Martinez

University of Colorado Denver
Lisette Martinez is a public health undergraduate student at CU Denver.
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Sara Yeatman

University of Colorado Denver
Undergraduate public health educationSchool-based health centersReproductive health

Safa Mechergui

University of Colorado Denver
Safa Mechergui is a public health undergraduate student at CU Denver.

Thursday August 29, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Colorado Rockies Ballroom
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