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Monday, August 31, 2020

11:00 AM (EDT)

Using social media and mass media to reach at-risk populations

Kate Kirkwood, K Kirkwood Consulting

12:15 PM (EDT)

Health department strategies for implementing Health in All Policies (HiAP) to reduce and prevent lead exposure

Amanda Reddy, National Center for Healthy Housing, Audrey Keenan, National Environmental Health Association, Gabriell Gassaway, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, Morgan Willming, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

1:30 PM (EDT)

Optimizing smoke-free housing rules: Development of Evidence Based Approaches using Implementation Science

Vaughan Rees, Harvard Chan School of Public Health

2:15 PM (EDT)

Bridging Silos: Local Environmental Health Collaborations Leading to Primary Prevention

Katrina Korfmacher, Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center

3:15 PM (EDT)

Problems and solutions with typical lead paint sampling techniques

Mike Sharp, Hazard Management Services

4:00 PM (EDT)

Weatherization plus Health: Integrating home improvement programs with asthma health education for low-income residents

Brad Kramer, Public Health – Seattle and King County, WA, and Judy Olsen, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, WA

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

11:00 AM (EDT)

Potential restored: changing the developmental trajectory of lead exposure through Early Intervention programs

Kaylan Szafranski and Stephanie Salgado, Legal Council for Health Justice

11:45 AM (EDT)

The Role of Community Development Sector in Lead Poisoning Prevention, Services and Policy

Elyse Pivnick, Isles, Inc.

1:00 PM (EDT)

Pest Control and COVID-19: What’s Essential

Susannah Reese, Stop Pests in Housing, Northeastern IPM Center, Cornell University

2:00 PM (EDT)

Healthy Housing Maintenance

Mike Sharp, Hazard Management Services

2:45 PM (EDT)

Dangers of lead poisoning in household products

Joseph Laquatra, Jr., Cornell University Department of Design and Environmental Analysis

3:30 PM (EDT)

How to construct a successful application for HUD’s Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes grants

Jo Miller, Senior Communications Consultant, National Center for Healthy Housing

4:45 PM (EDT)

Unhealthy Homes: Common Problems and Corrective Actions, Recommendations and Requirements. Part 1 On Asbestos

Tom Laubenthal, the Environmental Institute, ATC Group Services, LLC

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

11:00 AM (EDT)

New tools for community advocates to build better lead local prevention policies

Jill Witkowski Heaps, EarthJustice

11:45 AM (EDT)

Understanding and dealing with hoarders

Venessa Phearson, Cendecon

1:00 PM (EDT)

Healthy Housing and Water Intrusion Issues

Mike Sharp, Hazard Management Services

1:45 PM (EDT)

Community based participatory approach to designing a community health worker and supervisory training for asthma

Nuha Elkugia and Maria Rodriguez, Public Health Seattle and King County, WA

2:30 PM (EDT)

Building Better Health through Housing Code Transformation and Innovation: Recommendations for Local Government

Sarah Goodwin, Anna Plankey and Dave Jacobs, National Center for Healthy Housing

3:30 PM (EDT)

Reaching the highest at risk populations

Melisa Illies, Hennepin County Housing and Economic Development and Lisa Smestad, Minneapolis Health Department

4:15 PM (EDT)

Unhealthy Homes: Common Problems and Corrective Actions, Recommendations and Requirements. Part 2 On Lead-based Paint

Tom Laubenthal, the Environmental Institute, ATC Group Services, LLC

Thursday, September 3, 2020

11:00 AM (EDT)

Healthy housing in the aftermath of natural disasters

Dave Jacobs, National Center for Healthy Housing

12:30 PM (EDT)

Update On EPA’s Lead in Paint and Dust Clearance Standards

Tom Neltner, Environmental Defense Fund

1:30 PM (EDT)

Healthy Housing Overview – Clean Environment

Mike Sharp, Hazard Management Services

2:15 PM (EDT)

Successfully Changing a State’s Climate to Increase Blood Lead Level Testing: A Five Point Strategy that Works

Gail Gettens, New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services

3:00 PM (EDT)

New and emerging sources of lead poisoning and how to convince parents to stop using leaded products

Kate Kirkwood, K Kirkwood Consulting

3:45 PM (EDT)

Unhealthy Homes: Common Problems and Corrective Actions, Recommendations and Requirements. Part 3 On Mold

Tom Laubenthal, the Environmental Institute, ATC Group Services, LLC

Friday, September 4, 2020

11:00 AM (EDT)

Healthy Housing and Ventilation

Mike Sharp, Hazard Management Services

11:45 AM (EDT)

How to increase landlord and contractor participation in a grant program

Kate Kirkwood, K Kirkwood Consulting

1:00 PM (EDT)

Poisonous Homes: the Fight for “Environmental Justice in Federally Assisted Housing”

Debbie Chizewer, EarthJustice, and Emily Coffey, Shriver Center on Poverty Law

1:45 PM (EDT)

Lessons Learned from the Recently Passed Philadelphia Lead Law

George Gould and Osarugue Grace Osa-Edoh, Community Legal Services

2:30 PM (EDT)

Proactive Rental Inspection Programs: An Underutilized Tool for Lead Poisoning Prevention, Promoting Healthy Housing and Advancing Health Equity

Cesar De La Vega and Greg Miao, ChangeLab Solutions, Jill Witkowski Heaps, University of Buffalo School of Law and Earthjustice, and Amanda Reddy, National Center for Healthy Housing

3:45 PM (EDT)

Update on EPA’s lead in drinking water rule

Tom Neltner, Environmental Defense Fund

4:30 PM (EDT)

Healthy Housing and Keeping Pest Free

Mike Sharp, Hazard Management Services

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