Commemorating 30 years of CDC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP)

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Overview

CDC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program commemorated 30 years of working with state and local partners to eliminate childhood lead poisoning as a public health problem. A live virtual commemoration was broadcasted via Zoom and included a timeline of significant events in lead poisoning prevention over the last 30 years and a moderated panel discussion featuring state childhood lead poisoning prevention programs.

In addition, this webinar includes feature remarks from Dr. Patrick Breysse, Director of NCEH/ATSDR and Dr. Paul Allwood, Chief of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Surveillance Branch (proposed).

Presenters

Patrick Breysse, PhD, CIH
Director, National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, CDC

Paul Allwood, PhD
Branch Chief, Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance Branch (proposed), CDC

 

Panel Members

Madeline Jones, M.P.H., CHES
On behalf of Beverly Drouin, B.S.
Healthy Homes & Environment Section, New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services

Michelle Myer, D.N.P., RN
South Carolina Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP)

Ed Norman, M.P.H.
North Carolina Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP)

Trina Evans Williams, Sc.D., M.P.H.
Louisiana Healthy Homes and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (LHHCLPPP)

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