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Regional Summit on Air Quality and Health to Address Pollution's Toll on Pittsburgh Region
Date:4/30/2013

mes in Pittsburgh, 10:45 a.m. with Luann Brink, PhD, MPH, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
  •     Effect of Air Pollution on Birth Outcomes in Pittsburgh, 1:00 p.m with Evelyn Talbott, DrPh, MPH, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
  •     Effect of Air Pollution on Morbidity and Mortality in Pittsburgh, 1:30 p.m., with Francesca Dominici, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics, Associate Dean for Information Technology, Harvard University School of Public Health
  •     State-of-the-Art Air Pollution Mapping in Pittsburgh, 2:45 p.m. with Albert Presto, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
  • The Air We Breathe Summit is intended for internal medicine and family practice physicians, pediatricians, physician’s assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, asthma specialists, pulmonary specialists, cardiac specialists, obstetricians, public health specialists and members of the community.

    Those who wish to attend the Summit can register online at http://www.wpahs.org/asthma-summit or can contact the AGH Continuing Medical Education office for more information at (412) 359-4952.

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    The Breathe Project is a growing coalition of more than 150 businesses, government groups, healthcare organizations, universities, and other nonprofits, as well as nearly 20,000 on-line participants in southwestern Pennsylvania that are working together clean our air for healthy communities and a strong economy. Our goal is to make sure everyone in the Pittsburgh region has clean, healthy air to breathe every day. To learn more about the Breathe Project, visit http://www.breatheproj
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