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Rutgers: Public Health Symposium Webinar on Topic Climate Change and Health | Monday, April 6

Join the Rutgers School of Public Health Center for Public Health Workforce Preparedness for their 25th Annual National Public Health Week Symposium, “Climate Change: Science, Advocacy, and Action,” on April 6, 2020. The symposium will be held virtually this year as a webinar.

The webinar will highlight the impact of climate change and reflect current New Jersey initiatives that are underway, while also presenting the potential roles local health departments may play. Learn more about the webinar.

The keynote will be provided by Ms. Juanita Constible, senior advocate in the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Climate and Health, Climate & Clean Energy Program, where she works with partners to advocate for strong federal and state action to cut carbon pollution and protect communities from the health effects of climate change. Panelists include: Ms. Jeanne Herb, executive director of the Environmental Analysis and Communications Group at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, where she  leads applied research projects related to environmental sustainability and policy, health equity, and climate change; and Dr. George T. DiFerdinando, a board-certified general internist who has combined a career in public health and higher education with a sustained professional and personal interest in the impact of behavior on physical health.