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Join UCSF Fresno for the Fourth Annual Air Pollution and Climate Change Symposium.

  • April 6 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

The UCSF Fresno Department of Internal Medicine will present the fourth annual Air Pollution and Climate Change Symposium on Saturday, April 6 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research at 155 N. Fresno Street in downtown Fresno. The focus of this free conference will be on the effect of air pollution on health, causes of increased wildfires in California, the role of agriculture in nitrogen oxide production and impediments to air quality improvement. Participants will learn how to educate patients on the effects of air pollution on their health and existing health conditions, how to receive real-time air quality alerts, and how to adjust medications and physical activity during peak air pollution periods among other topics.

AGENDA

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Coffee and Registration

8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Lecture Part 1

10:00 – 10:20 a.m. Break and Poster Viewing

10:20 – 12:30 p.m. Lecture Part 2

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Interactive Lunch

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Clean Air Vehicle Exhibit

TOPICS

  • An Overview of the Impact of Air Pollution in Central Valley – Jose Joseph Vempilly, MBBS, MD, MRCP (UK), FCCP, UCSF Fresno
  • Mechanisms of Injury to Human Health from Air Pollution – Daya Upadhyay, MD, UCSF Fresno
  • Year of Air Pollution and Health – Jenny Bard, American Lung Association
  • Community Air Protection Program – Kevin Hamilton, Central California Asthma Collaborative
  • The Scourge of Air Pollution in Central Valley: What Has Changed and Why is Significant Progress Elusive? – Alex Sherriffs, MD, UCSF Fresno
  • Wildfires in the West Have Gotten Bigger, More Frequent and Longer Since the 1980s – LeRoy Westerling, PhD, UC Merced
  • The Role of Agriculture in NOx Formation in Central California – Benjamin Houlton, PhD, UC Davis
  • Biodiversity of Species and Their Extinction Associated with Climate Change – J. O. Sexton, PhD, University of Maryland

For more information, call (559) 499-6406 or email cme@fresno.ucsf.edu

Register here: https://2019airpollution.eventbrite.com

Details

Date:
April 6
Time:
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Venue

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research
155 North Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93701
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Phone:
(559) 499-6406
Website:
https://2019airpollution.eventbrite.com

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