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3/5 & 3/6 Environmental Health Conference

Let's get together and discuss ways we can collaborate on addressing environmental health in our professions and in our communities!


The Oregon Environmental Council, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, Health Care Without Harm, Multnomah County Health Department, Environmental Public Health Tracking Program, the Northwest Health Foundation and others present:

2nd Annual Northwest Environmental Health Conference

March 5th & 6th, 2010

Oregon Health & Science University, School of Nursing

 The Second Annual NW Environmental Conference will bring together healthcare professionals, public health practitioners and researchers, community & organizational leaders, facility managers, and students to deepen our understanding of environmental health, build knowledge of tools and resources and create a foundation for institutional and public policies that protect the health of our planet, our patients, our employees, and our community.

Topics include:

Built Environment & Green Spaces; Food Systems Policy; Facility Greening; Heath Impact Assessments; Nursing & Environmental Health; Global Climate Change; Chemical Policy; Child & Adolescent Health; Healthy Aging; Environmental Health Data; Healthy Equity; Advocacy; Occupational Health; Community Partnerships and MORE!

Please register online at: http://www.oeconline.org/2nd-nwehc

Friday, March 5th (8:30am-4:45pm) will feature presentations and panels from regional and national experts in health, social & environmental justice, science & research. ($50 General Admission, $25 Student Admission)

Saturday, March 6th (8:30am-12:30pm)  will feature workshops on locating and utilizing environmental health data at your organization, becoming an environmental health advocate, and how to educate adolescents on environmental health and reproductive health issues. ($25 General Admission, $15 Student Admission)

Scholarships for Nurses & Nursing Students Available (Contact Maye Thompson, RN, PhD at [email protected] for details)

Continuing Education Credits available for EH Specialists, Naturopaths & Nurses  

For more information, contact: Amanda Lawrence, MPH, [email protected]