Creating Healthy Communities

An Update from the PSNA Environmental Health Committee

Are you looking for an opportunity to increase your knowledge on environmental health? See below for an excellent one-day summit in Pittsburgh. You’ll get new ideas on community programming and network with colleagues from across the state. In addition, you’ll learn how to create your own action plan for a healthier community.

Plus, we’re interested in sharing your organization’s events on environmental health. Please feel free to share — regional workshops, webinars and conferences — with our committee through Peggy Slota, chair, ms3909@georgetown.edu.

The non-profit organization, Women for a Healthy Environment, is presenting an environmental health conference on October 6, 2016 at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. The “Creating Healthy Communities Conference” is a one-day summit addressing how our environment impacts public health. Dynamic, nationally-recognized speakers will discuss the scientific, medical, political and community-based approaches to creating healthier communities across the country. Local experts will highlight multiple health topics as they relate to our homes, schools and communities. The conference will educate and encourage attendees to become champions in having a positive impact on public health.

Meet our keynote speakers:

Breakout sessions include the following topics:

 

CEUs are pending for: Health Education, Nursing, Public Health, Registered Dietician, and Social Work. Cost is $50.

To learn more or to register for the conference, go to: http://womenforahealthyenvironment.org/whats-happening/creating-healthy-communities-conference.html

Some scholarships are available – contact WHE’s office for more information – 412-404-2872 or email michelle@WomenForAHealthyEnvironment.org.