May 30th, 2019: Webinar – Respiratory Health and Climate Change: What You Need to Tell the Public

Thursday May 30, 2019 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Climate change poses special risks to the lung health of people in the communities you serve. The American Lung Association is hosting a webinar specifically for public health and environmental health professionals on the wide range of respiratory health impacts of climate change, with important information to share with people in their communities. Please feel free to join this webinar to hear from experts on these impacts, which include: increased air pollution; longer, more intense pollen seasons; extreme weather; and the challenges of evacuation and relocation.

What: “Respiratory Health and Climate Change: What You Need to Tell the Public”
When: Thursday, May 30 at 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET

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  • John Balmes, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he is the Chief of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital, and Director of the Human Exposure Laboratory of the Lung Biology Center. He is also Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley where he is the Director of the Northern California Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and the Center for Environmental Public Health Tracking. He also serves as a physician member of the California Air Resources Board.
  • Janice Nolen, MA, is the National Assistant Vice President, Policy, for the American Lung Association. She directs the Lung Association’s policy work on indoor and outdoor air quality. She represents the Association with other organizations and federal agencies in policy and regulatory issues, including leading a national coalition on radon. She produces and writes the Association’s widely read annual report on air pollution, the “State of the Air.” She also serves on the American Thoracic Society’s Environmental Health Policy Committee.