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2014 Delaware Healthy Homes Summit:
Children’s Health & the Indoor Environment

Clayton Hall, University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

March 12, 2014

Sponsored by The Delaware Division of Public Health's Office of Healthy Environments and
The Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health

Speakers from the EPA, CDC, HUD and academia, together with the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment, will make the case for healthy homes initiatives to improve children’s lives.

Thank you for making this conference a success!

Please click on the links below to download each speaker's
presentations as a pdf file.

AGENDA

8:30am: Welcome

- Bill Leitzinger, Administrator, Office of Healthy Environments, State of DE
- Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director of the Delaware Division of Public Health

8:45am: Keynote, “Seizing the Opportunities for Health and Housing”

- Presenter: Rebecca Morley, Executive Director, National Center for Healthy Housing
- Discussants:  Jerome Paulson, Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment and Ellen Tohn, Principal, Tohn Environmental Strategies

9:45am: Break/ Exhibitors

10:00am: Breakout Sessions

1a: “Green and Healthy Homes Initiative” – Michael T. McKnight, Senior Program Officer, Green and Health Homes Initiative

2a: “One Touch: Creating Healthy and Energy Efficient Housing”  – Ellen Tohn, Principal, Tohn Environmental Strategies

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: “People, Places and Policies: Making Multifamily Housing Healthy”  - Gary Adamkiewicz, PhD - Senior Research Scientist, Harvard University

5a: “Poisoning from Housing Renovations Containing Lead Paint: A Regulatory Update”  – Demian Ellis, Environmental Protection Agency, Toxics Program Branch

6a: “Healthy Homes & Asthma: Coordinating Health Assessments & Housing”  - Martin Nee, Director of Regional Management and Technical Support, HUD Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control

12:10pm: Introduction of Mary Kate Mouser by DHSS Deputy Secretary Henry Smith 

“Partnerships & Progress in Reducing Childhood Asthma in Delaware”  - Mary Kate Mouser, Executive Director of Nemours Health & Prevention Services (NHPS), Nemours Pediatric Health System

1:30pm: Breakout Sessions

1b:  “Green and Healthy Homes Initiative”  – Michael T. McKnight, Senior Program Officer, Green and Health Homes Initiative

2b: “One Touch: Creating Healthy and Energy Efficient Housing”  – Ellen Tohn, Principal, Tohn Environmental Strategies

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

2:35pm: Breakout Sessions

4b: “People, Places and Policies: Making Multifamily Housing Healthy”   - Gary Adamkiewicz, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Harvard University

5b: “Housing-Related Indoor Pollution and Childhood Asthma”  - Patrick Breysse, PhD, CIH, Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

6b: “MRSA Infections: The Roles of People, Pets and the Home”  - Meghan Davis, DVM, PhD, Post-doc Fellow, Department of Environmental Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

3:30pm: Closing Remarks

- Bill Leitzinger, Administrator, Office of Healthy Environments, State of DE

4:00pm: Adjourn

 

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CONTACT INFO

Please contact Keith Choi, JHU ERC Program Coordinator at kchoi@jhu.edu or 410-955-4088 if you have any questions or problems downloading these files.