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Collaboration to Overcome Lead Poisoning - the 2015 Upstate NY Lead Conference

Date

Friday, May 15, 2015

Time

10am - 3pm
(Registration begins at 9am)

Description

Over the last two decades we have made tremendous progress in reducing childhood lead poisoning, but the problem has not yet been eliminated.  Conference attendees:
• will find out about the progress that has been made,
• will learn about successful collaborative models to address lead exposure,
• will be among the first to hear about new research on how lead contributes to violence, delinquency and incarceration,
• will be able to attend workshop sessions focusing on several areas related to lead poisoning, and
• will lend their voices to a discussion to determine the best next steps to better protect our children from lead.

Who Should Attend

Public Health Practitioners, Childhood Educators, Healthcare Providers, Housing Specialists, Government Officials, Policymakers

Agenda

Fee

$15 (includes lunch) 

Please forward all non-credit card payments to:

Jennifer Becker
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 777
Rochester NY 14642

Cancellations

Must be made by calling the Center for Experiential Learning at 585-275-7666

Location

School of Nursing Auditorium
Helen Wood Hall
University of Rochester Medical Center
255 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14642

Sponsors and Partners

Sponsors

Wilson Community Pediatric Fund
Western New York Lead Poisoning Resource Center

Partners      

Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning
Finger Lakes Coalition to Stop Lead Poisoning
Finger Lakes Children's Environmental Health Center

Contact person

Jennifer Becker, MPH
JenniferD_Becker@URMC.Rochester.edu
Phone: (585) 276-3105 or (877) 352-5775
 

When the conference reaches capacity, please email JenniferD_Becker@URMC.Rochester.edu to be placed on a waitlist