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EPA/NIEHS Children’s Centers 2013 Webinar Series


Event Description:
Researchers at the Children's Centers continue to publish significant research results increasing awareness and making a difference in quality of life and our environmental impact awareness. This Webinar series is designed to share research progress and significant findings from the Children’s Centers. This month's webinar features the integral role of community engagement in the Children's Centers program. Some of the leaders of Community Outreach and Translation Cores from a group of the Children's Centers will speak about outreach to and engagement of communities including urban (New York City), agricultural (Salinas, California), and also the medical/clinical and research communities. Featured speakers will be 1) Amy Kyle of the Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment (CIRCLE) at UC Berkeley, presenting "Aligning the Planets: Working with Networks to Achieve Structural Change"; 2) Alyssa Creighton of the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health, presenting "Engaging Community Partners for Effective Development of Outreach Strategies"; 3) Daniel Madrigal of the Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH) at UC Berkeley, presenting "Engaging Children and Adolescents in Environmental Health Research"; Patrice Sutton of the Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Center: Formative Center at the University of California, San Francisco, presenting "The Role of Health Professionals in Prevention"; and 5) Phil Brown of the Formative Center for the Evaluation of Environmental Impacts on Fetal Development at Brown University, presenting "Hospitals for a Healthy Environment."

From 02/13/2013 To 02/13/2013

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