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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Protecting the Health and Well-Being of Communities in a Changing Climate: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24846.
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Workshop Agenda

Protecting the Health and Well-Being of
Communities in a Changing Climate
March 13, 2017

National Academy of Sciences Building, Auditorium
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

In the context of considerations of health equity, economic viability, social acceptability, political palatability, and regional fit, workshop participants will:

  1. Receive an overview of the health implications of climate change;
  2. Explore mitigation/prevention and adaptation/resilience-building strategies deployed by different sectors at various levels (e.g., local, national) and in various regions; and
  3. Discuss aspects of collaboration on climate and health issues among community-based organizations, health care systems, businesses, and public health and other local government agencies, along with lessons learned.
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Protecting the Health and Well-Being of Communities in a Changing Climate: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24846.
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8:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Lynn Goldman, Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University
George Isham, Senior Advisor, HealthPartners; Senior Fellow, HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research; Co-Chair, Roundtable on Population Health Improvement
Georges Benjamin, Executive Director, American Public Health Association
9:00 am Setting the Stage
Jonathan Patz, Director, Global Health Institute; Nelson Institute, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE); Population Health Sciences; University of Wisconsin–Madison
9:30 am Q&A and Discussion
Moderator: Henry (Andy) Anderson, Adjunct Professor, Population Health, University of Wisconsin–Madison; Former Chief Medical Officer, Wisconsin Division of Public Health; Planning Committee Member
10:00 am NETWORKING BREAK
10:15 am Panel 1: Regional Perspectives from the South
Moderator: Linda Rudolph, Director, Climate Change and Public Health Project, Public Health Institute; Planning Committee Member
Halida Hatic, Director, Community Relations and Development, Center for Interfaith Relations, Louisville, Kentucky; and Rachel Holmes, Healthy Trees, Healthy Cities Program Coordinator, The Nature Conservancy
Maria Koetter, Director, Office of Sustainability, Louisville Metro Government
Lisa Abbott, Empower Kentucky Organizer, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Protecting the Health and Well-Being of Communities in a Changing Climate: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24846.
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11:05 am Q&A and Discussion
Moderator: Linda Rudolph
11:35 am Panel 2: Regional Perspectives from the Midwest
Moderator: Surili Patel, Senior Program Manager, Environmental Health, American Public Health Association
Paul A. Biedrzycki, Director, Disease Control and Environmental Health, City of Milwaukee Health Department
Jeff Thompson, Executive Advisor and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, Gundersen Health System, Wisconsin
12:10 pm Q&A and Discussion
Moderator: Surili Patel
12:40 pm LUNCH (provided for members and speakers; National Academy of Sciences cafeteria and neighborhood options available to attendees)
1:40 pm Panel 3: Regional Perspectives from the Northeast
Moderator: Paul A. Biedrzycki, Director, Disease Control and Environmental Health, City of Milwaukee Health Department
Celia Quinn, Director, Bureau of Health Care System Readiness, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Matt Cahillane, Program Manager, Bureau of Public Health Protection, Division of Public Health, New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
Kristin Baja, Climate and Resilience Planner, Office of Sustainability, Baltimore City
2:30 pm Q&A and Discussion
Moderator: Paul A. Biedrzycki
3:00 pm BREAK
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Protecting the Health and Well-Being of Communities in a Changing Climate: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24846.
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3:15 pm Panel 4: Regional Perspectives from the West
Moderator: John Bolduc, Environmental Planner, Cambridge (MA) Community Development Department
Kathy Gerwig, Vice President, Employee Safety, Health and Wellness; Environmental Stewardship Officer, Kaiser Permanente
Renata Brillinger, Executive Director, California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN)
Fletcher Wilkinson, Climate Change Program Coordinator, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Northern Arizona University
4:05 pm Q&A and Discussion
Moderator: John Bolduc
4:30 pm Closing Remarks and Reflections on the Day
Ray Baxter, Health Policy Advisor
Sanne Magnan, Co-Chair, Roundtable on Population Health Improvement
Frank Loy, Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine
5:15 pm ADJOURN
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Protecting the Health and Well-Being of Communities in a Changing Climate: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24846.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Protecting the Health and Well-Being of Communities in a Changing Climate: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24846.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Protecting the Health and Well-Being of Communities in a Changing Climate: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24846.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Protecting the Health and Well-Being of Communities in a Changing Climate: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24846.
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On March 13, 2017, the Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement jointly convened a 1-day public workshop in Washington, DC, to explore potential strategies for public health, environmental health, health care, and related stakeholders to help communities and regions to address and mitigate the health effects of climate change. Participants discussed the perspectives of civic, government, business, and health-sector leaders, and existing research, best practices, and examples that inform stakeholders and practitioners on approaches to support mitigation of and adaptation to climate change and its effects on population health. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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