Health Impacts of Air Pollution: How Providers Can Address the Harm
December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
We invite providers, patient educators, and policy-makers to our upcoming webinar, where we will:
Delve into the latest research findings on the inequitable health effects of industrial emissions in Harris County;
Discuss the impact of air pollution on childhood asthma and premature death; and
Share effective strategies to educate and care forpatients exposed to industrial air pollution.
Heidi M. Hagen McPherson, MPH, DrPH(c) Co-Lead, Health Equity Collective & Senior Project Manager of UTHealth Center for Health Equity
Chad Milando, MS, PhD Research Scientist; Boston University School of Public Health
Anthony D’Souza Research & Policy Coordinator of Air Alliance Houston
Brett Perkison, MD, MPH Assistant Professor at UT School of Public Health
Edwin Paul Public Health Educator; Asthma Control and Prevention Program at Houston Health Department
We will emphasize the crucial role that health providers and educators play in caring for our fenceline communities. Together, we can work towards a healthier, more equitable Houston by addressing the challenges posed by air pollution.