Climate Changes Children's Health: Protecting Our Future

Climate Webinar //

Date:

Oct 19 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Description

Part of the Year of Climate Change and Health webinar series, this seventh installment will highlight children's sensitivity to the health threats imposed by climate change, and will offer solutions to help this vulnerable population mitigate and adapt to those threats. Brought to you by APHA and the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment.

WELCOME:

Olubukolami "Mimi”"Musa, MPH
Program Associate, Environmental Health, Center for Public Health Policy, American Public Health Association

PRESENTERS: 

Leyla McCurdy, MPhil
Chair, Children’s Environmental Health Topic Committee, APHA Environment Section

Annie Willis
Human Rights Activist and Environmentalist, Former Leader with Global Kids, Inc., Intern at Food and Water Watch

Laura Anderko, PhD, RN
Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and Environment (Region 3 PEHSU); Professor, Robert and Kathleen Scanlon Endowed Chair in Values Based Health Care, Georgetown University

Stephanie Chalupka, EdD, RN, PHCNS-BC, FAAOHN, FNAP
Professor and Coordinator, Master of Science in Nursing Program, Department of Nursing, Worcester State University; Visiting Scientist, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and Environment (Region 3 PEHSU)

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The contents of this webinar are solely the responsibility of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the official views of the American Public Health Association and the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment.

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