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Engaging Health Professionals in Environmental Public Health
December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This webinar will focus on the importance of working with health professionals to address environmental health issues. Presenters also will discuss strategies they are using to build the environmental health literacy of their colleagues.
Speakers include the following:
- Nicholas Newman, D.O., M.S., is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He also serves as the medical director of Cincinnati Children’s Environmental Health and Lead Clinic and as co-director of the Community Engagement Core at the University of Cincinnati’s Center for Environmental Genetics. He engages with local communities, manages patients impacted by environmental toxicants, and develops educational materials for both community members and health care professionals.
- Mark Miller, M.D., M.P.H., is an assistant clinical professor and co-director of the Western States Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit at the University of California, San Francisco; director of the Children’s Environmental Health Center at the California Environmental Protection Agency; and Community Outreach and Translation Core lead at UC Berkeley’s Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment. He has worked with the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit Network and Physicians for Social Responsibility to develop the Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit, an American Academy of Pediatrics-endorsed, Web-based resource to assist clinicians in incorporating preventive environmental health messages into routine pediatric care. He is also part of the development team and a primary author of A Story of Health, an award-winning e-book on environment and health.