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3314.0: Monday, November 05, 2007 - 2:30 PM

Abstract #165622


Aaron A. Wernham, MD, MS, Columbia University Institute on Medicine as a Profession, Alaska Inter-Tribal Council, 2050 Cripple Creek Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99709, 907 451 4441, aawernham@pol.net

This introduction will provide a brief overview of the regulatory framework established by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); the relationship between activities under NEPA's jurisdiction and public health; and the legal framework supporting the consideration of public health within the EIS process.

Learning Objectives:

Keywords: Environmental Health,

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Any relevant financial relationships? No
Any institutionally-contracted trials related to this submission?

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.

Health Impact Assessment and U.S. Environmental Policy: Novel Strategies for Addressing Public Health Within the U.S. Environmental Regulatory System

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