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Lead primary prevention efforts and regional coalition building.Hanna Beightley and Talor Musil, Women for a Healthy Environment
Asthma In-Home Response (AIR) Program: Interventions and Outcomes.Benny Huerta and Arturo Aceves, Omaha Healthy Kids Organization
Preempting Preemption: Healthy Housing, Local Action and State Interference.Spencer Wagner and Loren Lowery, National League of Cities, and Greg Miao, ChangeLab Solutions.
Tiered Credentials for Healthy Home Assessments.Larry Zarker, Building Performance Institute, Kevin Kennedy, Children’s Mercy Kansas City and Joe Medosch, Hayward Score.
Pathways to Reimbursement for Comprehensive Asthma Home Visiting Programs.Brendan Brown and Michael McKnight, Green and Healthy Housing Institute
Environmental Cleanups and Residential Mobility: A national evaluation of HUD’s Lead Hazard Control program.Kathryn Snider and Stephen Billings. University of Colorado.
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.
Lead-Based Paint and Lead Hazard Control Activities: The Federal Clearance Requirements – HUD and EPA.Tom Laubenthal, ATC Environmental
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
Legacy Lead Matters: The results of an Oslo and New Orleans study of play area soil samples.Howard Mielke, Tulane School of Medicine.
Cincinnati’s lead service line replacement program and lead service line replacement for licensed child- care facilities.Cynthia McCarthy, Greater Cincinnati Water Works
Restarting After the Pandemic: New office protocols and staffing considerations.James Brooks, Executive Director, Worchester Housing Development and Healthy Homes Executive Office.
IPM for Hoarded Homes.Dion Lerman, Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management (PA IPM) Program and Susannah Reese Cornell University.
How lead ends up in our food and how it is metabolized in our body.Vanessa Segovia, Contra Costa Health Services.
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.
Replacing Lead Pipes – An Update on a Fast-Moving Issue, including Federal Funding Potential.Tom Neltner, Environmental Defense Fund
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
A Two Front Fight, Lead Abatement during a Global Pandemic.Beatrice Best and Scott Jeansonne, Harris County, TX, Environmental Health Division.
Buyers (and Parents) Beware: The hazards of inexpensive jewelry with high levels of lead and cadmium.Jeffrey Weidenhamer, Ashland University.
Engaging residents during COVID-19.Shelby Larson, Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance.
Mold Myths Are Not Always PublicCarl Grimes, Haywood Healthy Homes Institute
Asthma Triggers at Home and at SchoolDorothy Peterschmidt, Indiana Department of Health.
Critical Partnerships to End Take Home LeadDiana Ceballos, Boston Universiuty School of Public Health.
Assessment-based Pest Management (APM) for German Cockroach Control in Multi-Family Housing.Dini Miller, Virginia Tech Department of Entomology
Indiana Lead Sampling Program for Schools and Child-Care FacilitiesSarah Hudson, Indiana Finance Authority
How to make linkages in public health between federal and state agencies work.Kimberly Ploszaj, Connecticut Department of Public Health.
Perceptions, Use and Access to E-cigarettes and other Cessation Resources among Smokers in Low-Income HousingJessica Liu, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Ventilation: The Key to Contamination Control – A Sanitarian’s Perspective.Robert W. Powitz, R.W. Powitz & Associates, PC
How Clean is Clean?Robert W. Powitz, R.W. Powitz & Associates, PC

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