Online Program

Connecting communities and the state lab in MA

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 : 11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Suzanne K. Condon, MS, Bureau of Environmental Health, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA
Suzanne (also chair of the State Environmental Health Directors group), will highlight Success Stories from MA: Connecting Communities and the State Lab. Suzanne exemplifies a commitment to reach out to concerned communities and can provide many examples where the public health laboratory helped to answer their questions in MA. She represents a system that may serve as a model for other systems and as chair of the SEHD group, she can discuss ideas for improving the environmental health system at the national level.

Learning Areas:

Environmental health sciences
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Describe an environmental health system which has had sucess at connecting communities, health departments & laboratories.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal or co-principal of multiple federally funded grants focusing on assessing health impacts associated with environmental exposures. I have presented at numerous National and State meetings on the value and use of HIAs in various government sectors.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

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.