Air Quality / Public Health / Asthma Summits
Asthma Summit 2016
Impact of Local Air Pollution on Asthma Outcomes
Deborah Gentile, MD, Division of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Pediatric Alliance, Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy, Duquesne University School of Pharmacy
Development and Implementations of State-Level Road Map for the Prevention of Asthma
Polly Hoppin, SCD, Research Professor, Program Director, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Thurman Brendlinger, MBA
Thurman Brendlinger is a Program Director at the Clean Air Council. He spoke about public health and the regional clean air plan.
Margaret Parsons, PhD
Margaret Sammon Parsons is the Healthy Air Campaign Coordinator for the American Lunch Association in Pennsylvania. She spoke about public health and the regional clean air plan.
Michael Brauer, ScD
Michael Brauer, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health and Director, Bridge Program, The University of British Columbia was the keynote speaker. He talked about the health impacts of urban living.
Deborah Gentile, MD
Deborah Gentile is Associate Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and Director of Research in the Division of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at Allegheny Health Network. Dr. Gentile presented on the impact of air quality on asthma…
Norman Anderson MSPH
Norman Anderson is an environmental public health consultant. Norm presented on developing air quality guidance criteria for urban planners and how model cities can make a difference.
Philip Johnson, PhD, MPH, MESc
Phil Johnson is the program director for Science and Environment at The Heinz Endowments and director of The Breathe Project. Phil talked about air quality in Pittsburgh and the associated environmental health challenges.