5177.0 Emergency Responders of 9-11

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 12:30 PM
Describe the relationship between PTSD and total WTC-related physical symptom count at two relevant time points in WTC-exposed FDNY firefighters.
Session Objectives: This session will update attendees on the respiratory health of emergency responders to the World Trade Center disaster. The presenters will discuss the health of the responders and the methods used to monitor for conditions such asthma, sarcoidosis, and aerodigestive disorders. Post traumatic stress (PTSD)outcomes among firefighters will also be discussed in detail.
Jim Cone, MD, MPH
Jim Cone, MD, MPH

12:30 PM
Update on Health of World Trade Center Responders from the WTC MMTP Consortium NY/NJ
Robin Herbert, MD, Jacqueline Moline, MD, MSc, Laura Crowley, Hyun Kim, MD, Benjamin Luft, PhD, Steven Markowitz, MD, Iris Udasin, MD, Denise Harrison, MD and Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc
12:42 PM
Diagnosed Asthma among Persons Exposed to the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks
Steven Stellman, PhD MPH, Robert Brackbill, PhD, MPH, James Hadler, MD, Christine C. Ekenga, PhD, MPH, Mark R. Farfel, ScD, Stephen Friedman, MD and Lorna Thorpe, PhD
12:54 PM
Co-Morbid Trends in Physical and Mental Health Symptoms in World Trade Center-Exposed Firefighters
Justin Niles, MA, Mayris P. Webber, DrPH, Jackson Gustave, MPH, Hillel W. Cohen, MPH, DrPH, Kerry J. Kelly, MD and David Prezant, MD
1:06 PM
1:18 PM
Current Health Status of Persons Injured in the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks
Robert Brackbill, PhD, MPH, Youn Shim, PhD, Osahan Sukhminder, PhD and Steven Stellman, PhD MPH

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Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety
Endorsed by: Environment, Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)