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Friday, February 26, 2021

Strengths of Home-Embedded Community Health Workers as the Policy Mechanism for Removing the Social Barriers to Health

Daniel Price, University of Houston, Community Health Worker Initiative

Starts at 10:00 AM (EST)

 

Protecting Children’s Health from Environmental Hazards Found in Child Care Facilities

Kathy Attar, Children’s Environmental Health Network

Starts at 11:00 AM (EST)

 

Assessing the Readability Levels of Lead Poisoning Informational Materials

Harriet Okatch, Public Health Program, Franklin & Marshall College

Starts at 1:00 PM (EST)

 

Update on HUD Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes

Peter Ashley and Warren Friedman, HUD Office of LHCHH

Starts at 2:00 PM (EST)

 

Thirdhand Smoke Residue: An Overlooked Source of Lead in Settled House Dust

Georg Matt, San Diego State University

Starts at 3:00 PM (EST)

 

Is the Addition of a Home-Based Environmental Intervention to an In-Clinic Asthma Protocol Worth the Effort?

Winifred J. Hamilton and Rebecca J. Bruhl, Baylor College of Medicine

Starts at 4:00 PM (EST)

 

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Healthy Housing Advocacy 101

Darcy Scott and Sarah Goodwin, National Center for Healthy Housing

Starts at 10:00 AM (EST)

 

Update on Lead in Drinking Water

Tom Neltner, Environmental Defense Fund

Starts at 11:00 AM (EST)

 

Making a Home Lead Safe: A Look at Some State and Federal Initiatives

(Originally recorded live on 10/29/2020)

Representatives from the Maryland Dept. of the Environment, HUD and EPA

Starts at 12:00 PM (EST)

 

Campaigning for Clean Air: A Community-based Approach on Advocating for Local Smoke-free Multi-unit Housing

Keri Hess, Health Education Council

Starts at 2:00 PM (EST)

 

OSHA Compliance for Hazard Reduction/Elimination

Michael Sharp, Director of Training HMS/FACS, Forensic Analytical Consulting Services

Starts at 3:00 PM (EST)

 

Lead in Pregnancy: A Case Study

Olga Apt-Dudfield and Joann Mercedes, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Starts at 3:45 PM (EST)

 

Reducing Pest Infestations and Associated Health Hazards in Homes

Changlu Wang, Rutgers University

Starts at 4:15 PM (EST)

 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Making a Healthy Homes Partnership Work in Your Community

Kandace Fisher and Michael Goldschmidt, University of Missouri Extension

Starts at 10:00 AM (EST)

 

Radon Testing and Mitigation in Affordable Housing

Carolina Gomez, Don King and Shalynn Robinette, Home Forward Organization

Starts at 11:00 AM (EST)

 

Healthy Homes Guides and Smartphone App for Tribal Communities

Kandace Fisher and Michael Goldschmidt, University of Missouri Extension

Starts at 11:15 AM (EST)

 

Dealing with Cold Weather Related Problems in the Home

Kate Kirkwood, K Kirkwood Consulting, K Kirkwood Consulting and Michael Sharp, Forensic Analytical Consulting Services

Starts at 1:15 PM (EST)

 

Research Findings on the Use of Aerosol Foggers vs. Baits for Roach Control

Coby Schal, North Carolina State University

Starts at 2:00 PM (EST)

 

Reducing Asthma Triggers in the Home through Cockroach Control Measures

Coby Schal, North Carolina State University

Starts at 3:00 PM (EST)

 

Child Housing Assessment for a Safe Environment: A New Tool for Injury Prevention Inside the Home

Wendy Shields, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, and Hector Moreno, Green & Healthy Housing Initiative

Starts at 4:00 PM (EST)

 

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Protecting Field Staff from the Spread of Bed Bugs

Jenna Heiar, Cerro Gordo County, IA Public Health

Starts at 10:00 AM (EST)

 

Emerging Healthy Homes Issues and Educational Resources

Megan Hughes and Neasha Graves, University of North Carolina Institute for the Environment

Starts at 11:00 AM (EST)

 

Increasing Contractor Participation in the Grant Programs

Kate Kirkwood, K Kirkwood Consulting

Starts at 2:00 PM (EST)

 

Increasing Property Owner Participation in the Grant Programs

Kate Kirkwood, K Kirkwood Consulting

Starts at 3:00 PM (EST)

 

Regulated Waste vs. Hazardous Waste vs. Construction Debris and Household Waste

Michael Sharp, Director of Training HMS/FACS, Forensic Analytical Consulting Services

Starts at 4:00 PM (EST)

 

Monday, February 22, 2021

How to Communicate With Your Local Policy Makers on Healthy Housing
Anthony Santiago, National Lead of Cities

Starts at 10:00 AM (EST)

Home Safe Home: Foundations in Home Injury Prevention

Wendy Shields, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy

Starts at 10:30 AM (EST)

Preliminary Findings on Lead-based Paint Hazards from The American Healthy Homes Survey II

Peter Ashley, HUD Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes

Starts at 11:15 AM (EST)

How and Why Community Health Workers (CHWs) Should be Brought into Lead Poisoning Prevention “Ecosystem”

Elyse Pivnick, Isles Organization

Starts at 2:00 PM (EST)

Elements of a Community Health Workers (CHWs) Lead Training Course

Emily Puskar, Isles Organization

Starts at 2:45 PM (EST)

Improving Policy by Improving Practice: Solving the Problem of Lead Exposure in U.S. Children

Christina Sobin, The University of Texas at El Paso

Starts at 3:00 PM (EST)

Policy Opportunities with the New Administration and Congress

Rebecca Morley, Moderator
Ruth Ann Norton, President & CEO, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative
Michael McKnight, Senior Vice President of National Programs, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative
Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, MPH, Executive Director, Children’s Environmental Health Network

Starts at 4:00 PM (EST)

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