Exploring Social, Economic and Environmental Determinants of Health
Mon, Apr 15|
Emory Health and Science Research a
BTC 14 CONFERENCE
Join us in exploring strategies to improve the quality of life for children who grow up under adverse social, economic and environmental circumstances.
Apr 15, 2019, 8:00 AM – Apr 16, 2019, 12:00 PM
Emory Health and Science Research a, 1760 Haygood Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
ABOUT BTC 16
Presentations at this FREE conference will focus on the vulnerability of children who grow up in circumstances of social and economic disadvantage.
We’ll examine how exposure to adverse environmental factors can negatively impact children’s health, growth and development, and look at solutions to breaking this cycle and assuring that children have a positive future.
DAY 1 APRIL 15 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
EMORY HEALTH AND SCIENCE RESEARCH CENTER 1760 Haygood Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30322
Keynote Speaker: Dr Henry Falk MD MPH, former Director of the CDC, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ASTDR) and National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH).
Food trucks at noon
DAY 2 APRIL16 8:00 am -12:00 pm
Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, 1520 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta GA, 30322
Interactive workshop : Natural Disasters and Vulnerable Communities: Impact on Children’s Environmental Health
Keynote: Dr Jose Cordero MD MPH, former Director of CDC Center on Birth Defects and former Dean of the School of Public Health in Puerto Rico
Dr. Amy Wolkin DrPH from the CDC Center for Vulnerable Populations