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Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule

7:30 - 8:00 am Registration
8:00 - 8:10 am Welcome and Introduction
Deborah Gentile, MD 
8:10 - 8:30 am Air Quality in Pittsburgh and Environmental Health Challenges
Phil Johnson, MPH, PhD
8:30 - 9:00 am Developing Air Quality Guidance Criteria For Urban Planners: How Model Cities Can Make a Difference
Norman Anderson, MSPH 
9:00 - 9:45 am Impact of Air Quality on Asthma Outcomes in our Region’s Schoolchildren
Deborah Gentile, MD
9:45 - 10:15 am Break
10:15 - 11:15 am Keynote Lecture: Health Impacts of Urban Living
Michael Brauer, ScD
11:15 - 12:00 pm Call to Action: Working Together for Clean Air in the Region
Thurman Brendlinger, MBA &
Margaret Sammon Parsons, PhD
12:00 - 12:30 pm Panel Discussion
12:30 - 12:45 pm Wrap Up and Adjournment

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the policy of Allegheny General Hospital, presenters must disclose all relevant financial relationships, which in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest, (e.g., ownership of stock, honoraria or consulting fees). Any identifiable conflicts will be resolved prior to the activity.  Any such relationships will be disclosed to the learner prior to the presentation(s).