Environmental Health: Strengthening What Works and Reintegrating it into the Broader Health Landscape to Enhance the Public’s Health

February 26, 2013

George Washington University
Washington, D.C.

Meeting Agenda
Symposium Description
Participant List
Speaker Bios 
Meeting Summary

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Overview of the Day

  • Abby Dilley, Vice President of Program Development, RESOLVE
  • Lynn Goldman, Dean, GW School of Public Health and Health Services (GWU SPHHS)
  • Julie Fishman, Associate Director for Program Development, National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, CDC
  • Harold (Hal) Zenick, Director, National Health and Environmental Effects Research, EPA (presentation slides)

The Changing Landscape of Public Health/Environmental Health

  • Moderated by Abby Dilley, RESOLVE
  • David Fleming, Director and Health Officer, Seattle/King County Public Health (presentation slides)
  • Suzanne Condon, Associate Commissioner, and Director, Bureau of Environmental Health, Massachusetts Department of Public Health (presentation slides)
  • John Balbus, Senior Advisor for Public Health, NIEHS (presentation slides)
  • Sara Rosenbaum, Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor, GW SPHHS (presentation slides)

Small Group Discussion of Case Studies
Healthy Homes

Poultry Litter-Fired Power Plant

Transportation Planning

Lunch Panel Discussion: Hydro-Fracturing

  • Moderated by Aaron Wernham, Project Director, Health Impact Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Lynn Goldman, Dean, GW SPHHS
  • Clifford Mitchell, Director, Environmental Health Bureau, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Terry Dwelle, State Health Officer, North Dakota (presentation slides)

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. The Environmental Protection Agency also provided funding for this effort, as did the GW School of Public Health and Health Services.