Environmental Health Nexus (EH Nexus)

Webinars, Meetings and Conferences

Environmental Health Nexus (EH Nexus) webinars, meetings and conferences bring together subject matter experts from CDC and partner organizations to discuss environmental health topics that serve to inform public health professionals and the general public.

EH Nexus webinars, meetings and conferences will be broadcast on Zoom or Facebook, and closed captioning will be available through Streamtext. All EH Nexus events will be posted to the EH Nexus YouTube Playlist, and presentation slides will be available within this website shortly before the presentation date.

Upcoming Webinars, Meetings & Conferences

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Environmental Health Nexus - Healthy Gardening: Tips for Preventing Lead Poisoning
Environmental Health Nexus (EH Nexus)

Join us Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 1:00–2:00 p.m. E.T. for the next EH Nexus webinar. Subject matter experts (SMEs) from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will present on innovative education and outreach events called soilSHOPs (Soil Screening, Health, Outreach, and Partnership) and childhood lead poisoning prevention efforts. You will also learn about ATSDR’s plans for upcoming regional soilSHOP events to commemorate Earth Day on April 22, 2023.

During this webinar, you will

  • discover how to plan your own soilSHOP event with our customizable resource,
  • learn about safe gardening and your health,
  • explore best practices for reducing exposures to contaminants in your soil, and
  • gain awareness of CDC’s childhood lead poisoning prevention efforts.
Webinar Details

Wednesday, March 29, 2023,
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Registration is free.
Closed captioning will be available.

A few minutes before the webinar begins, please click this link to register/join: https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_mte2tM9_SEW4xp3C3cyDOQ

Upon receiving your registration confirmation email, enclosed will be your personalized connection link for usage on PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.

Information will also be available for joining by phone, H.323/SIP rooms and international callers.


Dawnovise Fowler, Ph.D., L.M.S.W. Section Chief |Community Engagement Science and Interventions |ATSDR

Dr. Fowler is the Chief of the Community Engagement Science and Interventions Section (CESIS) in the Office of Capacity Development and Applied Prevention Science at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dr. Fowler leads CESIS in the development and implementation of best practices for effectively engaging communities and health professionals to address environmental health.

Kathryn L. Bing, B.S. | Environmental Health Scientist |Office of Community Health and Hazard Assessment | ATSDR

Ms. Bing is an Environmental Health Scientist with the Office of Community Health and Hazard Assessment at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Her work involves protecting communities from exposure to toxic chemicals from Superfund, brownfields, and emergency hazardous waste sites.

Perri Ruckart, Dr.P.H., M.P.H. | Lead Health Scientist | Program Development, Communications, and Evaluation Team | CDC

Dr. Ruckart currently serves as the Team Lead for the Program Development, Communications, and Evaluation Team at CDC’s Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance Branch (proposed). She has also worked as a co-principal investigator for studies of contaminated drinking water and adverse health outcomes at Camp Lejeune and as a technical consultant for the National Toxic Substance Incidents Program.

Additional Information

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact ehnexus@cdc.gov

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Workshop Agenda

Zoom allows a maximum of 1,000 participants. If you are not admitted into the Zoom meeting, please try again later in the day as we expect attendance will be dynamic. Also, the presentations will be available to view on the Environmental Health Nexus webpage approximately two weeks after the workshop.