2014 Shale Drilling and Public Health: Days of Discovery

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Shale Gas Extraction and Public Health

Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Extraction Study – 2014 Update to Addendum.

 

The second annual “Shale Drilling and Public Health: Days of Discovery”
Presented by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania’s Shale and Public Health Committee took place on Sunday afternoon October 26 and Monday October 27.

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Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health at:
The University Club
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Public health and medical professionals were encouraged to attend, as well as those in the field of environmental law.
“Shale and Public Health: Days of Discovery” was planned in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Region 3 Pennsylvania Public Health Training Center (PAPHTC).

Accredited for Public Health (CPHCEU) and Nursing (CE hours for nurses licensed in Pennsylvania), Health Education (CECH Category 1, entry and advanced),  Social Work (SWCECH), and Education (ACT 48).  SEE DETAILS BELOW.

Sunday afternoon October 26,  1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Sign in 12:30 p.m.; Speakers 1 p.m.- 5 p.m.,
Reception 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Franklin Kury book signing, and displays

Our Speakers Sunday:

  • Bernard Goldstein MD MPH Emeritus Dean & Professor University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
  • Reynold Panettieri MD University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Director, Airways Biological Initiative, Deputy Director Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology
  • Lenore Resick PhD FNP-BC Duquesne University School of Nursing
  • Pennsylvania’s “Environmental Rights Amendment” – featuring the Hon. Franklin Kury
  • John C. Dernbach, Esq. Widener Law School Co-Director Environmental Law Center

Monday October 27,  9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sign in 8:30 a.m.; Speakers 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Exhibits 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Our Speakers Monday:

Nationally known experts presenting research regarding the impact of shale gas “fracking” on human health, including.

  • Bernard Goldstein MD MPH Emeritus Dean & Professor University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
  • Dr. Lisa McKenzie, Colorado School of Public Health
  • Dr. Susan Nagel, University of Missouri School of Medicine Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
  • Jerome Paulson MD FAAP, George Washington University, Director of the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health (MACCHE) – Luncheon Speaker
  • Dr. Michael McCawley, WVU (formerly of CDC/NIOSH)
  • Diana Stares Esq, Washington & Jefferson College Center for Energy Policy & Management
  • Celia Lewis PhD MS.ED SWPA Environmental Health Project
  • Donald Milton MD DrPH, University of Maryland, Director Maryland Institute for Applied and Environmental Health on the Maryland Marcellus Shale Public Health Study
  • and other nationally known experts presenting research regarding the impact of shale gas “fracking” on human health.

10/26

Shale and Public Health: Days of Discovery has been planned in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Region 3 Public Health Training Center.

The University of Pittsburgh Region 3 Public Health Training Center is an approved provider of continuing professional education by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Individuals Certified in Public Health may be awarded 3 Certified in Public Health Continuing Education Units (CPHCEU) for completion of day 1 of this conference, October 26, 2014.

The University of Pittsburgh Region 3 Public Health Training Center is an approved/accredited provider of continuing professional education by the PA Board of Nursing. Registered nurses in Pennsylvania may be awarded 3 Continuing Education Hours for completion of day 1 (10/26/14) of this conference under Act 58 of 2006 and 49 PA Code, Chapter 21 §21.134 (Continuing Education Sources) of the rules and and regulations of the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

Day 1 (10/26/14) of this program is offered for 3 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provided of social continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal.

The University of Pittsburgh Region 3 Public Health Training Center is an approved provider of continuing professional education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. Certified Health Education Specialists may be awarded 3Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH Category I entry) and Master Certified Health Education Specialists may be awarded 3 Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH Category I advanced) for completion of day 1 of this conference, October 26, 2014.

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has approved day 1 (10/26/14) of this conference for 4 Act 48 Continuing Professional Education Hours.

10/27

Shale and Public Health: Days of Discovery has been planned in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Region 3 Public Health Training Center.

The University of Pittsburgh Region 3 Public Health Training Center is an approved provider of continuing professional education by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Individuals Certified in Public Health may be awarded 7 Certified in Public Health Continuing Education Units (CPHCEU) for completion of day 2 of this conference, October 27, 2014.

The University of Pittsburgh Region 3 Public Health Training Center is an approved/accredited provider of continuing professional education by the PA Board of Nursing. Registered nurses in Pennsylvania may be awarded 7 Continuing Education Hours for completion of day 2 (10/27/14) of this conference under Act 58 of 2006 and 49 PA Code, Chapter 21 §21.134 (Continuing Education Sources) of the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

Day 2 (10/27/14) of this program is offered for 7 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provided of social continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal.

The University of Pittsburgh Region 3 Public Health Training Center is an approved provider of continuing professional education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. Certified Health Education Specialists may be awarded 7 Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH Category I entry) and Master Certified Health Education Specialists may be awarded 7 Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH Category I advanced) for completion of day 2 of this conference, October 27, 2014. 

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has approved day 2 (10/27/14) of this conference for 8 Act 48 Continuing Professional Education Hours.