The workshop will review current local and Maryland efforts to reduce lead exposure in children as well as discussing where children fall through the cracks. Experts will discuss proposed legislative, regulatory and policy options to improve surveillance, intervention and remediation efforts. Participants and speakers will discuss ways that stakeholders and organizations can improve advocacy efforts and develop a common legislative agenda for lead issues. Workshop participants will also learn about opportunities for medical, housing, education, environmental and community professionals to work together more effectively to reduce lead exposure in children. Printable PDF of event here.
Copies of the presentations are found here:
- Maria Karapelou Brown, MD, EdM, FAAP, Understanding Lead Poisoning in Baltimore: Brief Summary of First Workshop
- Wes Stuart, JD, Senior Director of Technical Assistance and Legal Services, GHHI, Lead Poisoning Prevention Policy Considerations in Maryland
- Paul T Rogers, MD, MBA, Risk Targeting and Clinical Management
Questions? Please contact Tim Whitehouse at firstname.lastname@example.org or (240) 246-4492.
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Event sponsors: Chesapeake PSR; Maryland Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics; Sierra Club Maryland Chapter; Maryland Environmental Health Network; and Maryland PIRG.