Part 2: June 1-2

Schedule is tentative and subject to change.  A final agenda will be available two weeks before the program dates. 


Tuesday, June 1

Climate & Health

  • A Low-Cost Method to Improve Indoor Air Quality
Shirlee Tan, Ph.D., Public Health - Seattle & King County
Graeme Carvlin, Ph.D., Puget Sound Clean Air Agency
Candace Jackson
Joel Creswell Ph.D., Puget Sound Clean Air Agency
Addison Houston, MS, Environmental Health Emergency Response Planner
  • Mortality Associated with Extreme Heat in Washington State: The Historical and Projected Public Health Burden
Logan Arnold, University of Washington
  • Utilizing Urban Heat Mapping Campaign Data to Improve Community Health
Jessica Abbinett, MPH, REHS, Harris County Public Health
Parul Pillai, MPH, Harris County Public Health
  • Translating Heat-Health Epidemiologic Findings to Inform Arizona’s School Heat Policy
Ambarish Vaidyanathan, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Laura Fox MPH, CPH, Arizona Department of Health Services and Maricopa County
Matthew Roach, MPH, Arizona Department of Health Services
Carmen Tirdea, MPH, Arizona Department of Health Services
 

Emergency Preparedness & Response

  • CDC Assistance for Environmental Health Services Programs Following the 2017 Hurricane Season
Martin Kalis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Erik Coleman, MPH, Centers for Disease Control Prevention
Kirsten Reed, MPH, Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention
  • 2017 Hurricane Recovery Projects in Puerto Rico
Ray Lopez, CDC
  • Rebuilding Environmental Health Capacity in the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Post-2017 Hurricanes 
Rosie DeVito, MPH, NEHA
 

Healthy Communities 

  • Housing in Correctional Facilities in General and Even During COVID-19 Pandemic: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
James J. Balsamo Jr., MS, MPH, MHA, RS, CP-FS, CSP, CHMM, CHSP, DLAAS, James J. Balsamo, Jr, EH&S Consultant
Robert W. Powitz, MPH, PhD, RS, CP-FS, DABFET, DLAAS, R.W. Powitz & Associates. PC (co-author and non-presenting speaker)
  • Making Public Toilets Safer for Everyone Public
Kimberly Worsham, MPA, MIWM, FLUSH
  • Putting Lead in GRITS
Tim Callahan, MPH, Georgia Department of Public Health
Christy Kuriatnyk, MSPH, REHS/RS, Georgia Department of Public Health
  • Assessing the Cyclical Nature of Lead Exposure in Low-Income Neighborhoods of Chicago: A Systematic Review
Emma Stefanovich, St. Catherine University
 

Workforce & Leadership 

  • LeadHERship Session: Recognizing Unconscious Bias to Build Leadership Skills
Marissa Muñoz, R.S., MPH, Maricopa County Environmental Services
  • The Power of Women Supporting Women in the Workplace: a LeadHERship Discussion
Anne Mitchell, MPH, REHS, Ingham County Environmental Health 
  • LeadHERship Session: The Likability Penalty – How to Spot It and What to do About It
Lauren DiPrete, MPH, REHS, Southern Nevada Health District
  • Burnout Proof Your Leadership
Michael Levitt, Certified NLP & CBT Therapist, Breakfast Leadership, Inc
  • Show Me the Money! - Winning the Annual Budget Battle
Bob Custard, REHS, CP-FS, Environmental Health Leadership Partners, LLC
 

Wednesday, June 2

Climate & Health

  • Informing the Use of N95 Respirators by the General Public to Reduce Wildfire Smoke Exposure
Kaitlyn Kelly, MPH, Washington State Department of Health
  • Sustainability in Environmental Health 
Jennie McAdams, MPH, SIT, Franklin County Public Health
  • Collaboration on the Health Effects of a Changing Climate
Paul Schramm, MS, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Adaptation Nation: Health Departments Across the US Prepare for the Health Threats of Climate Effects
Rosie DeVito, MPH, NEHA
  • American Climate Metrics Survey: Results of Four-Year Data on Attitudes, Awareness, and Behaviors on Climate Change in Partnership with ecoAmerica
Maddie Gustafson, NEHA
 

Emergency Preparedness & Response

  • Addressing Emergency Preparedness and Response Through Environmental Health-Related Disaster Recovery
Jennifer Freed, MPH, REHS, CPH, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Office of Emergency Management
Renee Funk, DVM, MPH&TM, MBA, DACVPM, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Office of Emergency Management
  • CDC COVID-19 Response: Grand Princess
Beth Wittry, REHS, CP-FS, CDC
  • COVID-19 Public Health Response as Environmental Health Specialists
Michele R. DiMaggio, R.E.H.S., Contra Costa Environmental Health Services, California
Jessica Collado, R.E.H.S., M.S., Contra Costa Environmental Health Services, California
  • Tribal Communities and Partners Coming Together to Battle COVID-19
Antoinette Aguirre, BA, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
Ryan Sealy, MPH, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
  • Disaster Public Health Decisions for Drinking Water Systems Contamination
Andrew Whelton, Ph.D., Purdue University
 

Healthy Communities 

  • And to Think That I Saw It on Carpenter Street -- Transportation Evolution and Environmental Health
Ken Runkle, REHS, CAAS, DPA, Illinois Department of Transportation
  • An Assessment of Ergonomic Issues in the Home Offices of University Employees Sent Home Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Thomas Gerding, MPH, University of Cincinnati
Megan Syck, University of Cincinnati
  • Unhealthy Housing: A Survey of the Origins of the Healthy Housing Movement
Dion Lerman, MPH, HHS, ACE, Pennsylvania IPM Program 
  • How to Engage Residents During COVID-19 to Perform Home Assessments and Interventions
Shelby Larson, Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance
Kat Vinton, Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance
  • Health and Safety Results and Actions Taken: Fall 2020 NJ Secondary School Reopening Needs Assessment Survey
Derek Shendell, D.Env, MPH, AB, Rutgers School of Public Health 
Juhi Aggarwal, Rutgers School of Public Health and NJ Safe Schools Program
Maryanne Campbell, Rutgers School of Public Health and NJ Safe Schools Program
Lauren Gonzalez, Rutgers School of Public Health and NJ Safe Schools Program
Elizabeth, Kaplun, Rutgers School of Public Health and NJ Safe Schools Program
 

Water Quality

  • The 4th Edition MAHC Impacts Pool Inspections
Dewey Case, Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code
  • Occurrence of Nitrate and Indicators of Agriculture and Septic System Contamination in a West-Central Wisconsin Sand Aquifer
Laura Suppes, MPH, PHD, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
  • From Septic Systems to Harmful Algal Blooms – New Approaches to Manage Public Health Challenges
Kacee Deener, MPH, EPA Office of Research and Development
Anne Rea, PhD, EPA Office of Research and Development
John Johnston, PhD, EPA Office of Research and Development
Denice Shaw, PhD, EPA Office of Research and Development
Tim Gleason, PhD, EPA Office of Research and Development
  • Chloride: Increasingly a Significant Threat to Drinking Water Quality
Andrew Lazur, University of Maryland Extension
  • Legionella - The Environmental Health Implications of the Latest Research
Greg Rankin, Hydrosense
  • EPA's Decentralized Wastewater Program Update
Zachary Lowenstein, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency