MACCHE Resources

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.

For Parents

Healthy Homes

Lead

Mercury

Arsenic poisoning

Hydraulic Fracturing

General Resources

For Healthcare Providers

Video Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Advocacy

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Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD, FAAP
September 2013

Air Pollution

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Impact of Air Pollution on Children’s Health
Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD, FAAP and Laura Kate Anderson Bender
December 2013

Asthma

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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

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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
May 2012

Endocrine Disruptors

Prenatal Origins of Endocrine Disruption
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Presented by Ami Zota, ScD
September 2013

Climate Change

Environmental Changes: Will Our Kids Suffer Most?
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Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD, FAAP
June 2014

The Home and Human Health

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1.0 CEUs Available! Information on obtaining CEUs is given on the last slide of this presentation. CEUs available until May 8, 2015.
Protecting Our Children from Home Health Hazards: Information for Primary Care Providers on Lead Poisoning
Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD
May 2014

The Home and Human Health
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0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
March 2014

Health Impacts of Hydraulic Fracking

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Links between Unconventional Gas Extraction and Human Health
Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD
May 2014

Potential Health Impacts of Fracking
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Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD
November 2011

Iodine

Pregnant or Breastfeeding? Iodine Deficiency Could Affect Your Child
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Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD, FAAP
June 2014

Iodine and Pregnancy
Presented by Alex Stagnaro, MD
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September 2013

Introduction to Children's Health and the Environment

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An Introduction to Children’s Health and the Environment
Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD, FAAP
May 2013

An Introduction to Environmental Health
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Presented by Kevin Osterhoudt, MD, MS, FAAP, FAACT, FACMT
September 2013

Lead

Interactive Effects on Developmental Exposures to Lead and Mercury with Prenatal Stress
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Presented by Deborah Cory-Slechta

Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit

What is a Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit?
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Presented by Jerome Paulson, MD, FAAP

Reproductive Environmental Health

Reproductive Environmental Health
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Presented by Jeanne Conry, MD, PhD, FACOG

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Reproductive Environmental Health
Presented by Susan Buchanan, MD, MPH and Samantha Butts, MD, MSCE
March 2014

Continuing Education Credit available for this recorded webinar until March 19, 2016! See below for details Planning Support: Region III Health Resources and Services Administration, Region III Office on Women’s Health/Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health, Region III Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Region III U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Continuing education credit for this activity is available through the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online system only. Instructions for completing the continuing education process are included in the archived presentation. Credit for the live webcast was available through April 21,2014.

Credit for the archived recorded version will be available March 19,2016.

If you have any questions or problems completing the CE process please contact:
CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online 1-800-41TRAIN
Email: ce@cdc.gov

Or

Lora Siegmann Werner
ATSDR/CDC Region 3
215-814-3141
Email: lkw9@cdc.gov

Environmental Exposures in Utero and Impact on Child Health
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Presented by Frederica Perera, PhD, DrPH
September 2013

How in Utero Exposures Impact the Epigenome
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Presented by Kjersti Aagaard, MD, PhD, FACOG
September 2013

Biomarkers of Environmental Toxicants in Pregnant Women
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Presented by Mary Mortensen, MD, MS
September 2013

Clinical Case Discussion: Lead and Radiation in Pregnancy
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Presented by Sarah Obican, MD
September 2013

What Kids Can Do

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What Kids Can Do: Earth Day 2014 at Children’s National Health System
Presented by Veronica Tinney
April 2014

Resources for School Nurses

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"The development of this material was supported in part by funds from the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) trust fund through a cooperative agreement with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services."

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