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Climate Change and Threats to Healthy Living

March 26, 2009
Tampa Bay, Florida

For questions please call Marybeth Palmigiano 978-376-9985 or email


Climate Change and Threats to Healthy Living:
The State of the Science and Practical Solutions for Intervention

Relevant to clinicians, health professionals,
business leaders, politicians and concerned citizens

Thursday, March 26, 2009
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

USF Gibbons Alumni Center
Jointly sponsored by: Tampa Bay Physicians for Social Responsibility &
The College of Public Health, USF Health


Welcome - Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA,
CEO for USF Health and Dean, College of Medicine

Presentation of T. Terrell Sessums Award

Lecture and Panel Discussion
Moderated by Donna Petersen, MHS, ScD
Sr. Associate Vice President, Dean USF College of Public Health

Scheduled Speakers:
George Luber PhD, Associate Director for Global Climate Change, National Center for Environmental Health at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Peter Gorski, MD, MPA, Director of Research and Innovation, The Children's Board of Hillsborough County
Jill Stein, MD, Author and Board Member, Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility

The program will focus on the symbiotic relationship between
global climate change and healthy living, including:

        • Emerging science on climate change;
        • Public health framework for addressing climate change;
        • Special vulnerabilities of children to climate change;
        • State and Federal policies that heighten risk;
        • Policy interventions to promote healthy living;

Continuing Education Credits Pending

For questions please call Marybeth Palmigiano 978-376-9985 or email

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