Risks from environmental hazards threaten the future of individual children and potentially, our society as a whole. Protecting children from environmental hazards is the highest priority in environmental medicine. MACCHE addresses different types of environmental health problems.
Watch the presentation: Impact of Air Pollution on Children’s Health Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD, FAAP and Laura Kate Anderson Bender December 2013
Watch the presentation: An Introduction to Children’s Health and the Environment Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD, FAAP May 2013
Watch the presentation: Breathing Easy Environmental Management of Asthma
Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD; Kate Scott, MPH, RF; Margret Schnitzer, MSW; Joy Purcell, Esq.; and Molly Savitz, MSN, FNP, AE-C March 2013
Watch the presentation:
Integrating Environmental Health in the Electronic Health Record: Asthma - A Case Study and an Introduction of Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD
Education Facility Clearinghouse:
The Education Facility Clearinghouse collects and disseminates research and other information on effective practices regarding the planning, design, financing, procurement, construction, improvement, operation, and maintenance of safe, healthy, and high-performing facilities for elementary and secondary schools.
The information on this website should not be taken as medical advice, which can only be given to you by your personal health care professional.
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These web pages were supported by the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) and funded (in part) by the cooperative agreement award number 1U61TS000118-03 from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).
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