Thursday, July 5, 2012
Health Care Without Harm and the Magee-Women’s Hospital of UPMC Present
A Symposium on Climate Change and Health
"A warmer and more variable climate threatens to lead to higher levels of some air pollutants, increase transmission of diseases through unclean water and through contaminated food, to compromise agricultural production in some of the least developed countries, and increase the hazards of extreme weather.” World Health Organization
July 12, 2012, 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Mellon Institute Auditorium
Terry Collins, Teresa Heinz Professor of Green Chemistry at CMU, "Energy and Sustainability"
Gary Cohen, President of Health Care Without Harm, “Climate Change and Health”
Phillip R.S. Johnson, the Heinz Endowments “Breathe Project”
Dr. Noe Copley-Woods, “Physician Practices to Reduce Waste in the Hospital Setting”
Nina Kaktins, Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, “Nurses Role in Recognizing, Educating, and Advocating for Healthy Energy Choices”
This event is FREE but registration is required by calling the Magee education department at 412-802-8299.
The Symposium will be held in the Mellon Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue—enter the building at street level off South Bellefield. The Mellon Institute Auditorium venue is on the second floor and easy to find from the South Bellefield Avenue entrance.