Meeting Archive:
#NHEW 2018: The Impact on Environmental Health

Meeting Description:
Topics to be explored in this environmental health lens include emerging health issues (climate change, asthma, and air quality factors) and its impact on population health. Participants will leave this presentation energized and able to discuss the impact that humans have on the world around us, how behavioral health influences health outcomes, and how policies/systems shape environmental health. They will also be able to discuss how we are all connected – from our work settings to our hobbies – to create change in the places we live, work and play. 
Objectives: After this presentation, the attendee will be able to:
-Discuss interventions that include Asthma Self-Management Education and Healthy Homes Assessments
-Discuss the results of the interventions
-Review emerging environmental health resources
Date: Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Time: 01:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): SOPHE Education
 Presenter Information
Anne-Marie Coleman, PhD, MPH
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Anne-Marie Coleman, MPH, Ph.D. is Policy, Program, and Planning Advisor II for the Chronic Disease Prevention Section and oversees the preventing youth tobacco initiation goal area for the Georgia Tobacco Control Program and the schools and childcare centers work for the Asthma Control Program. Prior to working for the Department of Public Health, Dr. Coleman worked in chronic disease prevention including at a local health district for more than 7 years. Anne-Marie Coleman earned her MPH from Walden University in 2010 and her undergraduate degree in Health Science Education from the University of Florida in 2005.

Yomi Fabayo, PhD, MPH
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Yomi Fabayo, MPH, Ph.D. is the Policy Program Planning Advisor at the Georgia Department of Public Health Tobacco Use Prevention Program with extensive experience in public health program planning, program implementation, and program evaluation. She has expertise in providing technical assistance and training to health districts, local health departments, communities, coalitions and organizations on tobacco/smoke-free related initiative, addressing health disparities, chronic disease prevention and improving population health. Yomi is a member of several professional organizations including the Georgia Public Health Association, American Public Health Association and International Society for Disease Surveillance. She is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society and the Delta Zeta Chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health.  

Sarah Wilkinson, MPH, MCHES, AE-C
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Sarah Wilkinson, MPH, MCHES, AE-C is the Asthma Program Manager within the Chronic Disease Prevention Section of the Georgia Department of Health (DPH).  Sarah graduated from the University of Georgia with bachelor’s degrees in both Psychology and Spanish.  She attended Columbia University in the City of New York, where she obtained a master’s degree in Public Health.  Prior to her time at DPH, she held positions at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Montefiore Medical Center, and a.i.r. NYC, a non-profit asthma home-visiting program.  Through her varied positions, she has been fortunate enough to work within many different environments including government agencies, clinics, schools, and homes.