Online Program

Advancing Environmental Justice Through Research and Advocacy

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Peggy Shepard, West Harlem Environmental Action, New York, NY
Community-academic partnerships have demonstrated potential for improving community and environmental health. This presentation will highlight the evolution, research and policy processes and outcomes of a community-based participatory research partnership that has had multi-level impacts on health policy concerning diesel bus emissions and related environmental justice issues.

Learning Areas:

Environmental health sciences
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Demonstrate a strategy for an environmental health campaign.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a co-PI on multiple federally funded grants focused on environmental exposures in low-income and vulnerable communities as well as a focus on translating research into improved public health and environmental policy and practice.
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.