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Published July 26, 2021
How Clean is Clean?
Robert W. Powitz, R.W. Powitz & Associates, PC
Ventilation: The Key to Contamination Control – A Sanitarian’s Perspective
Robert W. Powitz, R.W. Powitz & Associates, PC
Friday, July 16, 2021
Assessment-based Pest Management (APM) for German Cockroach Control in Multi-Family Housing
Dini Miller, Virginia Tech Department of Entomology

Starts at 9:00 AM (EST)

 

Indiana Lead Sampling Program for Schools and Child-Care Facilities
Sarah Hudson, Indiana Finance Authority

Starts at 10:00 AM (EST)

 

How to make linkages in public health between federal and state agencies work
Kimberly Ploszaj, Connecticut Department of Public Health.

Starts at 11:00 AM (EST)

 

Perceptions, Use and Access to E-cigarettes and other Cessation Resources among Smokers in Low-Income Housing
Jessica Liu, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Starts at 11:30 AM (EST)

 

Thursday, July 15, 2021

A Two Front Fight, Lead Abatement during a Global Pandemic

Beatrice Best and Scott Jeansonne, Harris County, TX, Environmental Health Division.

Starts at 9:00 AM (EST)

 

Buyers (and Parents) Beware: The hazards of inexpensive jewelry with high levels of lead and cadmium
Jeffrey Weidenhamer, Ashland University.

Starts at 10:00 AM (EST)

 

Engaging residents during COVID-19
Shelby Larson, Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance.

Starts at 11:00 AM (EST)

 

Mold Myths Are Not Always Public
Carl Grimes, Haywood Healthy Homes Institute.

Starts at 1:00 PM (EST)

 

Asthma Triggers at Home and at School
Dorothy Peterschmidt, Indiana Department of Health.

Starts at 2:00 PM (EST)

 

Critical Partnerships to End Take Home Lead
Dorothy Peterschmidt, Indiana Department of Health.

Starts at 3:00 PM (EST)

 

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

IPM for Hoarded Homes

Dion Lerman, Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management (PA IPM) Program and Susannah Reese Cornell University

Starts at 9:00 AM (EST)

 

How lead ends up in our food and how it is metabolized in our body

Vanessa Segovia, Contra Costa Health Services

Starts at 11:00 AM (EST)

 

A movement towards improved coordination between the clinical enterprise, local health departments, and the community following a positive lead test

Myah Pazdera and Sarah O’Connor, Medical College of Wisconsin

Starts at 1:00 PM (EST)

 

Replacing Lead Pipes – An Update on a Fast-Moving Issue, including Federal Funding Potential

Tom Neltner, Environmental Defense Fund

Starts at 2:00 PM (EST)

 

Lead Awareness Outreach & Education During a Pandemic: Sharing tips on building trust and awareness through new collaborations, unique settings and innovative tools

Chip Cates, Tuscaloosa, AL, Lead Hazard Abatement Program and Ashley Chambers, University of Alabama SafeState Program

Starts at 3:00 PM (EST)

 

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

LEAP into Lead Safety: How one agency in a multi-agency partnership raises awareness of lead poisoning prevention in Omaha

Sophia A. Quintero, Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance.

Starts at 9:00 AM (EST)

 

Lead-Based Paint and Lead Hazard Control Activities: The Federal Clearance Requirements – HUD and EPA

Tom Laubenthal, ATC Environmental

Starts at 10:00 AM (EST)

 

Epidemiology and Evidence Based Recommendations for the Prevention of Fire and Burn Injuries

Dr. Wendy Shields, Dr. Shannon Frattaroli and Elise Omaki, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy

Starts at 11:00 AM (EST)

 

Legacy Lead Matters: The results of an Oslo and New Orleans study of play area soil samples

Howard Mielke, Tulane School of Medicine

Starts at 1:00 PM (EST)

 

Cincinnati’s lead service line replacement program and lead service line replacement for licensed child-care facilities

Cynthia McCarthy, Greater Cincinnati Water Works

Starts at 2:00 PM (EST)

 

Restarting After the Pandemic: New office protocols and staffing considerations

James Brooks, Executive Director, Worchester Housing Development and Healthy Homes Executive Office

Starts at 3:00 PM (EST)

 

Monday, July 12, 2021

Lead primary prevention efforts and regional coalition building
Hanna Beightley and Talor Musil, Women for a Healthy Environment

Starts at 9:00 AM (EST)

 

Asthma In-Home Response (AIR) Program: Interventions and Outcomes
Benny Huerta and Arturo Aceves, Omaha Healthy Kids Organization

Starts at 10:00 AM (EST)

 

Preempting Preemption: Healthy Housing, Local Action and State Interference
Spencer Wagner and Loren Lowery, National League of Cities, and Greg Miao, ChangeLab Solutions.

Starts at 11:00 AM (EST)

 

Tiered Credentials for Healthy Home Assessments
Larry Zarker, Building Performance Institute, Kevin Kennedy, Children’s Mercy Kansas City and Joe Medosch, Hayward Score.

Starts at 1:00 PM (EST)

 

Pathways to Reimbursement for Comprehensive Asthma Home Visiting Programs
Brendan Brown and Michael McKnight, Green and Healthy Housing Institute

Starts at 2:00 PM (EST)

 

Environmental Cleanups and Residential Mobility: A national evaluation of HUD’s Lead Hazard Control program
Kathryn Snider and Stephen Billings. University of Colorado.

Starts at 3:00 PM (EST)

 

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