Making the Connection: Climate Changes Allergies and Asthma

Climate Webinar //

Date:

May 09 2016, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Description

APHA and ecoAmerica are proud to co-sponsor a four-part webinar series investigating the health impacts of climate change. The series explores the connection between climate change and key areas of our health: allergies and asthma; health risks in children; mental health; and transportation and healthy community design as a mitigation approach.

Don't miss the start of the series! During this webinar, participants will discover how climate change conditions impact allergies and asthma.

VIEW THE RECORDED WEBINAR

View the webinar slides (all are downloadable PDFs): Welcome, David Peden, Mona Sarfaty, Conclusion

Moderator:

Mark Mitchell, MD
Chair, National Medical Association Council on Medical Legislation
Co-Chair, National Medical Association Commission on Environmental Health

Presenters:

David B. Peden, MD, MS
Associate Chair for Research & Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma & Lung Biology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Mona Sarfaty, MD, MPH
Director, Program on Climate and Health
Center for Climate Change Communication
George Mason University

Questions? Contact Natasha DeJarnett.

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