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ETHA Briefings / Conference Presentations

Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging
Briefings / Conference Presentations 2008-2010



2010Briefing / Conference Presentation
Upcoming
There are no presentations scheduled as of this date.
Past
Nov 5th "Aging: Treatment Perspectives and Challenges from Mid-Life On" – Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA - Ted Schettler MD MPH gave a Keynote presentation.
Oct 31st American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) 2010 Annual Meeting & Exposition - Los Angeles, CA - Dr. Ted Schettler MD MPH gave a presentation with Health Care Without Harm (HCWH).
Sep 2nd Multnomah County Library Central Branch, Portland, Oregon (Past Events link at bottom of page) - 2 PM. Maye Thompson RN gave a presentation entitled "Perspectives on Positive Aging: Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging."
Aug 13th Annual NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming) Conference - Dr. Jill Stein gave a presentation entitled "Public Health Imperative for Sustainable Agriculture: Pastured Meat."
Jun 7th Our Environment, our Health: A Nurse's Call to Action – Baltimore, MD (Teresa Roberts BUSBRP) - Ted Schettler MD MPH keynoted on In Harm’s Way.
May 14th Arkansas Public Health Conference - Hot Springs, AK - Ted Schettler MD MPH gave the Closing Keynote. Over 200 people attended the conference, and Dr. Schettler's PowerPoint presentation received a great deal of positive feedback for how well it got across the connection between disease and the environment.
Apr 9th OSU Gerontology Conference, Corvallis, Oregon - 1:15 – 2:45 PM. You can view information about the conference at http://osugero.org/. Maye Thompson RN gave the presentation.
Mar 19th OASIS Cornell Estates - 1:30 – 2:30 PM - Hillsboro, Oregon. http://www.oasisnet.org/Cities/PortlandOR.aspx - Maye Thompson RN gave the presentation.
Mar 5th Second Annual Northwest Environmental Health Conference - Portland, OR - Ted Schettler MD MPH gave the Keynote Address.
Mar 1st Grand Rounds, Metrowest Medical Center - 12:00-1:00 PM - Natick, MA - Dr. Jill Stein. The Grand Rounds event was very well received and attended, with 55 people signing in, among which were doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, therapists, and administrators.
2009Briefing / Conference Presentation
Dec 2nd 9:30 AM - HESSCO Elders Services - Massachusetts Health and Social Services Consortium (HESSCO) - HESSCO’s Annual Meeting. Raffael’s Banquet Facility, Walpole, MA.
Nov 9th American Public Health Association 137th Annual Meeting and Expo (Nov 7 - 11), Philadelphia, PA - the Environment and Aging: Building Lifelong Communities session (Nov 9) with Drs. Jill Stein, Peter Whitehouse, and Danny George. Read more about the presentations. You may view this session online.
Oct 26th Centers for Disease Control National Environmental Public Health Conference "Healthy People in a Healthy Environment" in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Jill Stein's presentation focused on Chronic Disease and Climate Change: Common Drivers, Common Solutions; Dr. Ted Schettler presented on the main findings of Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging. http://www.team-psa.com/2009nephc/main.asp
Oct 5th Evening Grand Rounds, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northhampton, MA.
Sep 21st Public testimony to the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health, Providence RI. Discussed the report testimony and submitted a copy of the report to the panel, who are deciding the ORWH research agenda for the next 12 years.
Sep 15-16th Centers for Disease Control conference "Promoting Environmental and Policy Change to Support Healthy Aging" in Chapel Hill, NC. GBPSR exhibited the Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging report at this conference. Learn more about the event.
Aug 7th Presentation at Goddard College, VT as part of new curriculum on Social and Ecological Medicine
Aug 6th Joint conference of Florida Public Health Association/Southern Health Association, Palm Beach. Learn more about her talk on page 6 of the agenda.
Jul 23rd Planning meeting of Cornell Sustainability Initiative
Jun 30th FoodMed, Detroit, MI. The 3rd International Conference on Healthy Food in Healthcare
http://www.foodmed.org
Jun 25th Association of Nutrition Services Agencies/National Association of Nutrition & Aging Services, Atlanta, GA
May 18th Clean Med - "Creating Healing Environments" conference, Chicago, IL
May 7th CHE Partnership call on "Metabolic Syndrome"
Apr 23rd Coyne Healthcare Center, Rockland, MA
Apr 19th Simmons College - "Climate Change and Women's Health" workshop
Apr 14th Bristol Community College, MA. End of the Oil Age: Challenges and Opportunities. View the conference details.
Apr 4-5th Student PSR Annual Conference, Mt. Sinai Medical School NYC - workshop, and also part of plenary - On keynote panel at conference "Public Health & Medicine at the End of the Oil Age: Challenges and Opportunities"
Mar 26th Climate Change and Threats to Healthy Living - Tampa Bay PSR with University of Southern Florida
Mar 25th Bowling Green State University - Week of the Brain
Mar 6th International Women's Day Forum on Food and Water, Simmons College, Boston, MA
Mar 6th Minneapolis Children's Hospital, sponsored by the League of Women Voters. Report given to the congressional staffer for Congresswoman McCollum and to the MN legislator, Karen Clark
Mar 4th Brown bag lunch to environmental and sustainable agriculture activists at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
Mar 1st Part of the speaking program at a rally to end coal and rapidly transition to renewable energy. Somerset, MA
Feb 3rd Part of a presentation in a panel discussion exploring convergence of economic, climate, and peace issues, Boston, MA
Jan 22nd Youth Enrichment Services, Boston, MA
2008Briefing / Conference Presentation
Dec 8th National Student PSR webinar
Dec 1st Presentation to Sustainability Manager for Partners Healthcare - Somerville, MA
Nov 24th Presentation to Bristol Community College administration, part of a forum advocating for establishment of a sustainable farming program at the college
Nov 18th Part of presentation on the climate/health/economic meltdown - Greenport Forum, Cambridge, MA
Nov 16th Corporate Watchdog Radio interview, station WMUA, Amherst, MA
Nov 12th Funders network call (4 networks - organized by HEFN and including Smart Growth, Aging, Grantmakers in Health)
Nov 7th Sustainable Food teleconference Roundtable for Healthcare Providers, Philadelphia PA
Nov 2nd Part of a presentation to a citizens group supporting the Secure Green Future local ballot referendum group, Cambridge, MA
Oct 28th Children's Health, Development, and the Environment. Keynote and breakout session; Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) Michigan annual meeting
Oct 25th Part of a presentation to a citizens group supporting the Secure Green Future local ballot referendum group, Fall River, MA
Oct 20th Collaborative on Health and Environment (CHE) Partnership call on ETHA, with Dr. Peter Whitehouse
Oct 19th Part of a presentation to a citizens group supporting the Secure Green Future local ballot referendum group, Amherst, MA
Oct 16th Part of a presentation on Convergent Solutions to the Climate, Energy, Food and Health Crises - to the Theological Opportunities Program, Cambridge, MA
Oct 14th 2 calls - general partners and allies - organized by Science and Environmental Health Network (SEHN)
Oct 9th Part of a presentation to a citizens group supporting the Secure Green Future local ballot referendum group, Westport, MA
Oct 9th Bristol Community College, part of a presentation on food, climate and chronic disease to sociology classes, Fall River, MA
Oct 2nd PSR national chapter network call
Sep 29th Introduction of report at Health Care Without Harm leadership conference
Sep 26th American Medical Student Association Mt. Sinai NYC, breakout session and final keynote