Children’s Environmental Health

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Children's Environmental Health

Register NOW for the 6th Annual Children's Environmental Health Summit. OCT 14, 2021


link CEHS2021

7:45 am to 8:00am

Welcome – presentation of poster contest winners (Shelly Canada, Cynthia Lamberth)

8:00 am– 9:00am

Keynote Presentation- Climate, Equity and Children’s Health: Intertwined Problems and Strategic Solutions

Sara Zimmerman, JD, Director of the Climate Equity Policy Center (Shelly Canada)

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Breakout 1: “Play Streets: Advancing health and environmental equity in physical activity opportunities for low-income rural children”- Dr. Renee Umstattd Meyer, PhD, MCHES, FAAHB, Baylor University-Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences (Rahel Basse)

Breakout 2: Eliminating Lead Take Home Exposures-Diana Ceballos, PhD, MS, CIH Boston University School of Public Health (Jason Marion)

10:00 am – 10:15am

Virtual networking rooms and break (EPHTN videos in main ballroom)

10:15 am – 11:15 am

Breakout 3: Finding the Balance: Building Healthy Environments and Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences– Miriam Silman, MSW, Project AWARE/Trauma Informed Care Program Administrator, Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services (April Thomas)

Breakout 4: Wastewater Epidemiology-Panel Discussion-Bryan Brooks, PhD, Baylor University; Dr. James Keck, MD and Chris Delcher, PhD, University of Kentucky. (Doug Thoroughman)

11:15 – 12:15 pm

Breakout 5: Safer Cleaning and Disinfecting in Early Learning Environments- Roxana Amaya-Fuentes, MPH; Hester Paul, MS Children’s Environmental Health Network. (Sue Thomas-Cox)

Breakout 6: Indoor Insects: Pesticides, Allergens, and Emerging Contaminants- Zack DeVries, PhD (Patrick Rich)