CDC to Hold Media Telebriefing to Release 2007 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey Findings

WHAT: 2007 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey -- a survey of high schools students (grades 9-12) conducted every other year.

WHO: Howell Wechsler, Ed.D, MPH, Director of CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health

Glenn Flores, MD, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Veronica C. Garcia, Ed.D, Secretary of Education, New Mexico Public Education Department

WHEN: Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Noon ET


Media: 888-795-0855

Listen Only: 800-857-6625

INTERNATIONAL: 1-212-287-1766


Important Instructions: If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.


This media availability will also be available via listen-only audio web cast at


A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at

CONTACT: CDC Division of Media Relations, +1-404-639-3286

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- June 3/

SOURCE Centers for Disease Control and Prevention