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Delaware Healthy Homes Summit:
Children’s Health & the Indoor Environment
Clayton Hall, University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

June 5, 2012
8:30am - 4:15pm
Registration begins at 8:00am

Sponsored by The Delaware Division of Public Health and
The Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health

Thank you for making this conference a success!

Please click on the links below to download each speaker's
presentations in pdf.

AGENDA

8:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30am: Welcome, Bill Leitzinger, Administrator, Office of Healthy Environments, State of DE

9:00am: Opening Remarks, “Healthy Homes, Healthy Children, Healthy Future” - Meg Maley, RN, BSN, Founder/President, Oncology Care Home Health, Currently Senior Vice President WellDoc, Inc., Chair of the Environmental Committee for the Delaware Cancer Consortium

9:45am: Break/ Exhibitors

10:00am: Breakout Sessions

1a: “Environmental Management of Pediatric Asthma” – Leyla McCurdy, Senior Director, Health & Environment, National Environmental Education Foundation

2a: “Housing & Health: Helping Families Improve their Health through a Home Assessment Process” - Kevin Kennedy, the Center for Environmental Health at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

3a: “Emerging Environmental Threats to Children” - Jerome Paulson, MD, Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment

11:05am: Breakout Sessions

4a: “Housing, Health and Disparity: The Role of Indoor Environmental Exposures” - Gary Adamkiewicz, PhD - Senior Research Scientist, Harvard University

5a: “Green and Healthy Homes Initiatives” - Martin Nee, Director of Regional Management and Technical Support for HUD’s Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control

6a: “Building Strategic Partnerships/Alliances for Healthy Homes Initiatives” - Bill Leitzinger, Office of Healthy Environments & Jamie Mack, Healthy Homes & Lead Program Manager, Delaware Division of Public Health

12:05pm: LUNCH

Presentation by: Rita Landgraf, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services

1:05pm: Breakout Sessions

1b: “Environmental Management of Pediatric Asthma” – Leyla McCurdy, Senior Director, Health & Environment, National Environmental Education Foundation

2b: “Housing & Health: Helping Families Improve their Health through a Home Assessment Process” - Kevin Kennedy, the Center for Environmental Health at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

3b: “Emerging Environmental Threats to Children” - Jerome Paulson, MD, Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment

2:10pm: Breakout Sessions

4b: “Housing, Health and Disparity: The Role of Indoor Environmental Exposures” - Gary Adamkiewicz, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Harvard University

5b: “Green and Healthy Homes Initiatives” - Martin Nee, Director of Regional Management and Technical Support for HUD’s Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control

6b: “Building Strategic Partnerships/Alliances for Healthy Homes Initiatives” - Bill Leitzinger, Office of Healthy Environments & Jamie Mack, Healthy Homes & Lead Program Manager, Delaware Division of Public Health

3:10pm: Break/ Exhibitors

3:25pm: “Ask the Experts Panel” - Moderator: Bill Leitzinger, Office of Healthy Environments, Delaware Division of Public Health

  • National Center for Healthy Housing- Rebecca Morley, Executive Director
  • Northeast IPM Center at Cornell University - Allison Taisey, Project Coordinator
  • EPA- Kathy Seikel – Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Children's Health Protection
  • HUD- Martin Nee, Director of Regional Management and Technical Support for HUD’s Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control

4:15pm: Wrap up – Closing Remarks

4:30pm: Adjourn

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CONTACT INFO

Please contact Keith Choi, JHU Program Coordinator at kchoi@jhsph.edu or 410-955-4088 if you have any questions or concerns.