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Working with Rural Communities to Improve Household Air Quality and Health: Strategies to Guide Environmental Interventions in the ECHO IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Working with Rural Communities to Improve Household Air Quality and Health: Strategies to Guide Environmental Interventions in the ECHO IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network

Speakers:

Ros Singleton, MD, MPH; Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage 

Speaker Bio: Rosalyn Singleton graduated from Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago and completed a Pediatric residency and MPH. She initially worked as a pediatrician in a Navajo hospital. Since 1988 she has worked as a pediatrician, immunization consultant and researcher for Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, and guest researcher at Arctic Investigations Program – CDC. Ros has worked with Alaska Native people on clinical studies related to vaccine preventable infections, respiratory infections, vitamin D deficiency, indoor air quality and bronchiectasis.

 

Erin Semmens, PhD, MPH; University of Montana

Speaker Bio: Erin Semmens graduated with a degree in Biology and Political Science from Duke University and received an MPH in Environmental and Occupational Health and a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Washington. She is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the School of Public and Community Health Sciences at the University of Montana. Erin’s research investigates the effects of environmental and occupational factors– and more recently their interaction with social influences– on long-term health. Specifically, she focuses on the health impacts of air pollution from multiple sources including wildfires, wood smoke, and traffic.

Outcome Areas: Airways

Date: Wednesday, June 12 from 1 to 2pm

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