5040.0 General topics in Environmental Justice

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 8:30 AM
The purpose of this session is to bring forward a continued awareness and advocacy framework related to environmental justice. Traditional and nontraditional community outreach and research strategies that promote sustainability and equity concepts will be identified.
Session Objectives: 1) Describe viable education and training interventions that will assist in reducing social and health inequities. 2) Discuss the role of strategic community-based partnerships in providing environmental justice 3) Analyze scientific methods to identify high risk communities

8:30 AM
Training Physicians to Work with Communities and on Environmental Justice Issues
Philip Lewis, MD, MPH, Edward Emmett, MD, MS and Judith Green-McKenzie, MD,MPH
9:00 AM
Policy response to inequities in oil operation expansion in Los Angeles: A case study
Lark Galloway-Gilliam, MPA, David C. Sloane, PhD, Gwendolyn Flynn and Bethany Ulrich
9:15 AM
Pollution Prevention and Toxic Releases in Appalachia: Insights from the Toxics Release Inventory
Daniel Ferguson, Nicole Holder, Ken Silver, SM, DSc and John P. Lilly

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Organized by: Environment
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

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

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