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Appendix A Agenda ENSURING ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IN POSTINDUSTRIAL CITIES Hosted by The Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences Research, and Medicine Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh Carnegie Mellon University March 19, 2003 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA 8:30 a.m. Welcome Lynn Goldman, M.D. Vice Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences Research, and Medicine Professor, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health 8:35 a.m. Charge to Speakers and Participants Baruch Fischhoff, Ph.D. Professor, Departments of Social and Decision Sciences and Engineering and Public Policy Carnegie Mellon University 69
70 ENSURING ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IN POSTINDUSTRIAL CITIES 8:45 a.m. What Is Environmental Health? Kenneth Olden, Ph.D. Director National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences The Changing Faces of Pittsburgh: A Historical Perspective Joel Tarr, Ph.D. Professor, Urban and Environmental History and Policy Carnegie Mellon University 9:25 a.m. Overview of Environmental Health in Postindustrial Cities Bernard Goldstein, M.D. Dean, Graduate School of Public Health University of Pittsburgh Keynote 9:45 a.m. Ensuring Environmental Health in Pennsylvania Kathleen McGinty, J.D. Secretary of the Environment Pennsylvania 10:15 a.m. Break Special Issue for Pittsburgh: Our Rivers 10:35 a.m. Introduction Mark Nordenberg, J.D. Chancellor University of Pittsburgh 10:45 a.m. Polluted Rivers; Sewage Overflow Jared Cohon, Ph.D. President Carnegie Mellon University 11:10 a.m. Rivers As Our Future Lisa Schroeder, M.S. Executive Director RiverLife Task Force 11:30 a.m. Discussion
APPENDIX A 12:00 p.m. Lunch (provided) 12:15 p.m. Special Address Richard Jackson, M.D., M.P.H. Director, National Center for Environmental Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Panel 1: Community Past, Present, Future (Concurrent Session) 71 1:15 p.m. This session examines the issues facing postindustrial cities. It looks at the progress that has been made and the efforts underway, and identifies the challenges to continuing to move forward. Moderator: Deborah Lange, Ph.D., Executive Director, The Brownfields Center, Carnegie Mellon University Addressing Environmental Health Challenges in Postindustrial Cities Henry Falk, M.D., M.P.H. Assistant Administrator Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Panelists: Brownfield Concerns Mark C. Schneider President The Rubinoff Company The Impact of the Environment on Physical Activity Levels Andrea Kriska, Ph.D. Associate Professor Graduate School of Public Health University of Pittsburgh Environmental Justice Leon Haynes Executive Director Hosanna House Healthy Homes: Community Action Samantha Roth, MSW Executive Director Healthy Home Resources
72 ENSURING ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IN POSTINDUSTRIAL CITIES 2:15 p.m. Audience Participation 2:25 p.m. Break Panel 2: Systems, Built Environment Past, Present, Future (Concurrent Session) 1:15 p.m. This panel explores the new areas of environmental health as a city moves from industrial to a knowledge city. Panelists are being asked to address how lifestyle issues (such as urban sprawl, green building, renewable resources, open spaces, and disparities) relate to the health impact of citizens and communities. Moderator: Carol Henry, Ph.D., Vice President of Research, American Chemistry Council Health and the Built Environment Vivian Loftness, M.Arch. Professor and Head School of Architecture Carnegie Mellon University Panelists: Smart Growth Means Healthier Communities Alex Graziani, AICP Executive Director Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County Transportation Issues David Ginns Transportation Specialist Transportation for Livable Communities Green Buildings: Building for the Future Gary Goodson Deputy Director Green Building Alliance
APPENDIX A Energy Systems: The Coming Revolution Granger Morgan, Ph.D. Lord Chair Professor in Engineering; Professor and Department Head, Engineering and Public Policy Carnegie Mellon University 2:15 p.m. Audience Participation 2:25 p.m. Break 73 Panel 3: Where Do We Go from Here? 2:45 p.m. This panel will explore the challenges to meeting the present and future challenges of environmental health. Panelists and participants are asked to think about the following issues: · What new issues and possibilities did you see in today's discussion? · What actions do you see as logical next steps? Are there natural alliances among environmental and health com- munities that should be made? Are there conflicts between environment and health issues that need to be resolved? · Where basic research would you most like to see? · What are the critical local data collection needs? · What kinds of coordinating bodies are needed? · Who is missing from policy making about environmental health issues? Moderator: Baruch Fischhoff Panelists: Esther Bush President and CEO Urban League of Pittsburgh, Inc. Bruce Dixon Executive Director Allegheny County Health Department Michael Wright Director Health, Safety, and the Environment United Steelworkers of America
74 Caren Glotfelty Program Director The Heinz Endowments Court Gould Director Sustainable Pittsburgh Carol Henry Vice President of Research American Chemistry Council Deborah Lange Executive Director The Brownfields Center Carnegie Mellon University Jerry Thompson Partner and Director Ketchum Pittsburgh Raymond F. Vennare President and CEO ImmunoSite, Inc. ENSURING ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IN POSTINDUSTRIAL CITIES 4:00 p.m. Audience Participation 4:30 p.m. Summation Bernard Goldstein 5:00 p.m. Adjourn