Meeting Archive:
Climate Changes Children's Health: Protecting Our Future

 
 

Meeting Description:
The American Public Health Association and the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment are proud to present the seventh webinar in the Year of Climate Change and Health Series Climate Changes Children’s Health: Protecting Our Future on October 19, 1:30 – 2:30 pm ET. This webinar will highlight children’s sensitivity to the health threats posed by climate change, and will offer opportunities for action to help this vulnerable population mitigate and adapt to those threats.  
 
 
 
 
The contents of this webinar are solely the responsibility of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the official views of the American Public Health Association and the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment.
 
Details
Date: Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Time: 01:30 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): The American Public Health Association
 Presenter Information
Leyla McCurdy, MPhil
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Chair, Children’s Environmental Health Topic Committee, 
APHA Environment Section
 
Leyla Erk McCurdy, MPhil is the chair of the Children’s Environmental Health Committee of the American Public Health Association, Environment Section. She has over twenty-five years of experience in public health and the environment. 

Annie Willis
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Human Rights Activist and Environmentalist
Former Leader with Global Kids, Inc.
Intern at Food and Water Watch
 
Annie Willis is a Superstorm Sandy survivor and a climate activist. She is currently a Junior at Bernard Baruch College where she studies Public Affairs in order to further connect policy and social change. As a former Global Kids Youth Leader Annie worked on environmental campaigns such as green roofs and climate education for all NYC public schools.

Laura Anderko, PhD, RN
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Director
Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and Environment (Region 3 PEHSU) 
Professor, Robert and Kathleen Scanlon Endowed Chair in Values Based Health Care,
Georgetown University
2013 White House Champion of Change, Public Health and Climate Change
 
Dr. Laura Anderko PhD RN, professor at Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies holds the Robert and Kathleen Scanlon Endowed Chair in Values Based Health Care and is PI for the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment. She is a scholar and educator in the fields of public health and environmental health, and in 2013 she was recognized by the White House as a Champion of Change for her advocacy efforts in Climate Change and Public Health. 
 

Stephanie Chalupka, EdD, RN, PHCNS-BC, FAAOHN, FNAP
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Professor and Coordinator
Master of Science in Nursing Program
Department of Nursing
Worcester State University
Visiting Scientist
Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and Environment (Region 3 PEHSU)
 
Dr. Stephanie Chalupka, EdD, RN, PHCNS-BC, FAAOHN is a professor at Worcester State University and a Visiting Scientist at the CDC and EPA funded Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment (Region 3’s Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit).  She is a researcher and educator in the fields of public health, environmental health and occupational health served on the United State Environmental Protection Agency’s Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee.