Webinar – Connecting the Dots: Air Pollution, Climate and Health June 1, 2022

GBPSR co-sponsored webinar with Massachusetts Medical Society

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Webinar Details

Moderator: Dr. Brita Lundberg, Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility and Environmental and Occupational Health Committee, Massachusetts Medical Society

Panel 1: The health, economic and equity impacts of air pollution

  • Dr. Daniel Faber (Professor of Sociology, Northeastern): The Unresolved Ecological Crisis:  Towards a More Transformative Environmental Justice Politics
  • Dr. Jennifer Weuve (Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health): The potential toll of air pollution on our aging brains: mechanisms and evidence
  • Dr. Francesca Dominici (Co-director, Harvard Data Science Initiative, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health): Data science to understand the link between air pollution and COVID-19
  • Dr. Karen Clay (Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon): The economic impacts of air pollution

Panel 2: How clinicians can mitigate the health effects of air pollution driven climate change

  • Dr. Alexander Rabin (Clinical Director of Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease at the VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, University of Michigan): Air Pollution and Climate Change: Two Birds, One Stone
  • Dr. Philip Landrigan (Director, Program for Global Public Health, Boston College): The Health Impacts of Air Pollution in the Cities and Towns of Massachusetts
  • Dr. Sanjay Rajagopalan (Chair of Cardiology, Case Western Reserve University):  Mitigating Cardiovascular Health Effects of Climate Change and Air Pollution

Panel 3: Community Solutions to air pollution

  • David Wittenberg, Assistant Attorney General, Environmental Crimes Strike Force: Environmental Enforcement and Public Health
  • Dr. Maryann Sargent, (Research scientist, Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences): How to improve US urban natural gas emissions inventories
  • Lesly Melendez, Deputy Director of Groundwork Lawrence: Community Solutions to Climate Change and Air Pollution
  • Latifa Ziyad (Resiliency planning coordinator, NOAH): B-Eastie Air conditions: NOAH’s program for improving air quality, in schools, businesses and community hot spots
  • Dr. Gaurab Basau (co-director of the CHA Center for Health Equity Education and Advocacy at Harvard): Air Pollution, Structural Racism, And Health Equity – A call for action
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