March 8 – NC BREATHE 2018

Jan 5, 2018

NC BREATHE 2018Save the date for the 2018 NC BREATHE conference

Thursday, March 8, 2018

 Wake Forest University Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education

Winston-Salem

NC BREATHE provides an interactive forum for North Carolinians to share the latest research related to the impacts air pollution has on human health, the environment, and the economy, and to discuss the critical role policymaking plays. This year’s theme is Connecting air quality and community health.

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Call for Posters

The NC BREATHE Conference is now accepting poster abstracts for the March 8 conference. The conference will feature research on the impacts of air quality and climate change on health, economics, and the environment. Posters should incorporate this year’s theme: Connecting air quality and community health. Accepted student posters will be entered into the student poster competition.

Interested students and researchers are invited to submit a 250-300 word abstract by February 8, 2018.

Keynote Presentations

 

NEW RESEARCH IN AIR QUALITY HEALTH

  • H. KIM LYERLY, MD
    George Barth Geller Professor of Research in Cancer, Professor of Surgery and Immunology, Associate Professor of Pathology, Director of Surgical Science and Applied Therapeutics Section
    Duke University
  • JULIA KRAVCHENKO, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Duke University

 

ECONOMICS OF AIR QUALITY HEALTH EFFECTS

  • BRYAN HUBBELL, PhD
    Senior Advisor on Social Science
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

 

WILDFIRES, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND HEALTH

  • WAYNE CASCIO, MD
    Acting Director of the National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • LAUREN THIE, MSPH
    Environmental Program Consultant, Climate and Health
    NC Department of Health and Human Services

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