Schedule

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

8:00-8:30: Registration (Lobby)

8:30-8:40: Opening Comments/Welcome (Auditorium)
David Brown, The Collaborative, Administrator

8:40-8:50: Summit Introduction (Auditorium)
Hal Zenick, EPA, Director, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory

8:50-9:10: Design for Environmental Health (Auditorium)
Paul Anastas, EPA, Assistant Administrator ORD

9:10-9:35: The Connection of Environmental Health to Disease Prevention and the Debate on National Health Care Reform: The importance of collaborating with agencies traditionally viewed as non-public health agencies (Auditorium)
Thomas Burke, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

9:35-10:00: Environmental Contribution to Health Disparities: Where the Health Burden Is (Auditorium)
J. Nadine Gracia, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

10:00-10:15: Break

10:15-10:40: Environmental Impacts on Public Health in North Carolina: What Is Known? Key Gaps in Our Understanding of State Trends (Auditorium)
Jeffrey Engel, N.C. Division of Public Health, State Health Director

10:40-11:00: Environmental Public Health Tracking: How It Informs Health and Healthcare Decisions (Auditorium)
Greg Kearney, CDC Environmental Health Tracking Branch

11:00-11:45: Panel Discussion: Multi-Stakeholder Perspectives Regarding Environmental Impacts on Public Health in North Carolina (Auditorium)
Moderator: Tom Ricketts, UNC-Chapel Hill, Sheps Center for Health Services Research
Dempsey Benton, NC Office of Economic Recovery and Investment, Director
Wayne Cascio, East Carolina University, Associate Vice Chancellor of Research
Dee Freeman, NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Secretary
Genie Komives, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Don Mattison, NIH National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
Stan Meiburg, EPA, Deputy Regional Administrator

11:45-Noon: Work Group Session Overview (Auditorium)
Marci DuPraw, SRA International, Senior Facilitator & Mediator

Noon-12:45: Lunch (Congressional Room/Upper Galleria)

1:00-3:00: Working group sessions (attendees will be assigned to specific groups)

Group 1: Policies That Could Prevent/Reduce Environmental Impacts on Health & Healthcare System (Room TBD)
Chair: Ned Brooks, UNC-Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health

“Estimating the Health and Economic Benefits of Federal Air Quality Regulations”
Susan Lyon Stone, EPA, Health and Environmental Impacts Division

“North Carolina’s Clean Smokestacks Act Delivers Cleaner Air and Better Health”
Bill Ross, Duke Nicholas School of the Environment/Comprehensive Cancer Center

“Building a Diverse Transportation Network and a Healthier North Carolina”
Gene Conti, NC Department of Transportation, Secretary

“Public Health Impacts of Corporate-Government Relationships: The Case of Industrial Agriculture”
Steve Wing, UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of Epidemiology

Group 2: Research/Analytical Tools to Support Existing Policy or Policy Changes to Reduce Environmental Impacts on Human Health & Healthcare System (Room TBD)
Chair: Gwen Collman, NIEHS, Division of Extramural Research and Training

“Burden of Disease Approach to Prioritizing Environmental Policy Initiatives: A Case Study in the United Arab Emirates”
Jackie MacDonald Gibson, UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering

“Valuing Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction Policies”
Bryan Hubbell, EPA, Health and Environmental Impacts Division

“Using Spatial Analysis to Support Environmental Health Research and Practice”
Marie Lynn Miranda, Duke Nicholas School of the Environment and Department of Pediatrics

“Health Impact Assessments: A Practical Framework for Identifying Environmental Human Health Effects & Relevant Policy Solutions”
Kara Vonasek, Health Impact Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Group 3: Outreach, Education & Mobilization About Impact of Environmental Quality on Human Health and Healthcare System (Room TBD)
Chair: Pam Silberman, N.C. Institute of Medicine

“Integrating Environmental Stewardship and Local Economic Development to Enhance Community Health”
Jay Levine, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

“Key Lessons from a Decade of Environmental Health Advocacy: One Physician’s Experience”
Katherine Shea, UNC-Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health

“The Lack of Basic Amenities as Indicators of Health Disparities in Low-Income Minority Communities and Tribal Areas”
Omega Wilson, West End Revitalization Association
(Delivered by Chris Heaney, Gillings School of Global Public Health)

3:00-3:15: Break

3:15-4:45: Working group sessions (assigned rooms)

4:45-5:45: Progress reports by working groups and General Discussion (Auditorium)

5:45-6:00: Closing Remarks (Auditorium)
Bernard Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health

6:00-6:30: Reception (Lobby)

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

8:00-8:30: Continental Breakfast and Gathering (Lobby)

8:30-8:45: Opening Remarks (Auditorium)
Kenneth Olden, The Collaborative, Chairman

8:45-10:30: Working group sessions (assigned rooms)

10:30-10:45: Break

10:45-12:00: Progress reports by working groups and General Discussion (Auditorium)

12:00-1:00: Lunch – breakout groups are encouraged to sit together (Congressional Room/Upper Galleria)

1:00-3:00: Working group sessions (assigned rooms)

3:15-4:45: Progress reports by working groups and General Discussion (Auditorium)

4:45-5:00: Closing Remarks (Auditorium)

Summit Supporters


SRA International
http://www.sra.com/


RTI International
http://www.rti.org/


Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/


Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center
http://www.cancer.duke.edu/


Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University
http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/index.html


North Carolina State University
http://www.ncsu.edu/


Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science
http://ncsu.edu/kenan/start.html


UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
http://www.sph.unc.edu/


UNC School of Medicine
http://www.med.unc.edu/


UNC Sheps Center for Health Services Research
http://www.shepscenter.unc.edu/


North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
http://www.enr.state.nc.us/


North Carolina Division of Public Health
http://www.ncpublichealth.com/


Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina
http://www.rtp.org/main/index.php


The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences
http://www.thehamner.org/


North Carolina Biotechnology Center
http://www.ncbiotech.org/


Fleishman Hillard International Communications
http://www.fleishman.com


VisionPoint Marketing
http://www.visionpointmarketing.com


McGladrey
http://www.mcgladrey.com