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Briefings, Conferences, Presentations, Meetings
2008-2013

Dr. Gail Christopher emphasizes a point in closing session

 

 

 

Healthy Environments Across Generations
New York Academy of Medicine, NYC - June 7-8, 2012

Healthy Aging Summit San FranciscoSan Francisco Healthy Aging Summit – see videos of the main speakers at the summit including Dr. Ted Schettler

 

Photos from the 2011 Gerontological Association of America Conference in Boston

Rick Moody of AARP, Maria Valenti of CHE and Peter Whitehouse of The Intergenerational School Maria Valenti presents on healthy aging and the environment

Rick Moody of AARP, Maria Valenti of CHE and Peter Whitehouse of The Intergenerational School

Maria Valenti presents on healthy aging and the environment

Photos from the July 2011 Generations United Annual Conference in Washington, DC

Maria Valenti and Judy Lear, Gray Panthers Executive Director, at CHE exhibit at Generations United Conference Kathy Sykes of the EPA Aging Initiative, Elise Miller, and Dr. Peter Whitehouse, The Intergenerational School, at Generations United Conference

Maria Valenti and Judy Lear, Gray Panthers Executive Director, at CHE exhibit at Generations United Conference

Kathy Sykes of the EPA Aging Initiative, Elise Miller, and Dr. Peter Whitehouse, The Intergenerational School, at Generations United Conference

Maria Valenti and Chloe Schwabe of National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program at Generations United Conference CHE's Healthy Aging and the Environment exhibit at Generations United Conference

Maria Valenti and Chloe Schwabe of National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program at Generations United Conference

CHE's Healthy Aging and the Environment exhibit at Generations United Conference

 

 

  1. 2013 - February 7 - New Partners for Smart Growth, Kansas City - Healthy Communities Across Generations - Dr. Ted Schettler, Maria Valenti
  2. March 12-16 - American Society on Aging, Chicao - three panel abstracts submitted
  3. 2012- April 4th - MA Healthy Aging Collaborative – Newton, MA – Maria Valenti
  4. April 23 - Sen. Casey, PA - Cherie Eicholtz, Phila. PSR and others
  5. April 24, 25 - Fletcher Allen hospital, video to other VT hospitals on food related issues - Dr. Ted Schettler
  6. May 7-10 – Healthy Aging and Environment Training – Commonweal – Ted Schettler, Maria Valenti, Peter Whitehouse, David Baltz
  7. May 15 - Webinar, National Council of Churches - Ted Schettler, Maria Valenti
  8. May 18 - Aging Policy Conference, Birmingham, AL. - Univ of Alabama and AARP - Dr. Ted Schettler, keynote
  9. June 7-8 - Healthy Environments Across Generations, New York City, New York Academy of Medicine. Sponsored by CHE and over 50 others.
  10. September 12th - AARP Aging and Environment Lunch, Washington, DC - Maria Valenti participant
  11. September 19th - "Talk of Ages" Lasell Village/Lasell College, Newton, MA - Maria Valenti keynote
  12. October 27-31- APHA 2012, San Francisco - Healthy Environments Across Generations Symposium - Drs. Ted Schettler, Peter Whitehouse; Elise Miller, Karin Russ, Kathy Sykes.
  13. October 27-31 – APHA - Aging Section – Healthy Communities for Healthy Aging Symposium - Kathy Sykes, Crystal Crawford, Ted Schettler, Peter Whitehouse, Maria Valenti
  14. Dec 10 - Ma Healthy Aging Collaborative, Newton, MA - Poster submitted - Valenti
  15. 2011- Jan – Portland AAUW (American Association of University Women) – Maye Thompson
  16. Jan 18th – CDC Healthy Aging Research Network webinar – Ted Schettler
  17. Feb 18th - Making the Connection, Univ. of WI Medical School, Ted Schettler
  18. March 11 - Healthy Aging Across the Lifespan CHE webinar - Pat Sutton, Ted Schettler, Rick Moody, Kathy Sykes, Maria Valenti
  19. Mar 17th - Oregon Gerontological Association – OGA Research Forum - Portland Terwilliger Plaza. – Maye Thompson RN PhD - 35 attendees, very well received.
  20. March 28th - Ted Schettler keynote at Ohio Midwest Nursing Society conference
  21. April 4th – Jill Stein at Tufts University in Medford, MA, 7 PM - Reclaiming Health and Prosperity in the Age of Chronic Disease and Environmental Peril
  22. April 6th - Ted Schettler at CleanMed in Phoenix, AZ - Longterm Care Facilities - Promoting Healthy Food and Healthy Aging - with Karen Arnold, San Francisco VA Hospital, Michelle Gottlieb; HCWH; Nancy Mulvihill, Covenant Health Systems
  23. April 7th – OASIS (Advancing successful aging and wellness) – Portland, OR - Maye Thompson RN PhD
  24. May 9th - AARP Environment and Aging Lunch
  25. May 23rd - National Council of Churches webinar - Schettler, Valenti
  26. July 27-29 - Generations United annual conference Washington DC - exhibit
  27. Oct 7th - AARP Aging and Envronment Lunch
  28. October 24th - University of MA, Lowell - Ted Schettler MD MPH - "Environment and Health: An Eco-Social Perspective" Watch the video online here.  
  29. Oct 31st - APHA -Washington DC - Healthy Aging Across the Lifespan - Ted Schettler MD
  30. Oct 31st - AARP Aging and Environment Lunch
  31. November 2nd - APHA - Healthy Aging Across the Lifespan - Patrice Sutton MPH
  32. Nov 12 - Food Matters - Grand Rapids Michigan - Schettler
  33. Nov 18th - Gerontological Association of America AARP hosted breakfast on Encironment and Aging
  34. Nov 19th - Gerontological Association of America Scientific Conference - panel member of symposium "Environment and Aging: Challenges Ahead" - Maria Valenti
  35. Nov 22nd - UC Berkely School of Public Health - Schettler
  36. Dec 2 - Food Matters Portland OR - Schettler
  37. 2010 - January 18, 19th, 27th, Feb 3rd , April 27th– Series of meetings with DC leading groups
  38. American College of Preventive Medicine - Feb 17-20 - Washington DC – Ted
  39. March 1 – Metrowest Medical Center Grand Rounds – Natick, MA - Jill Stein – over 55
  40. March 5 - Northwest Environmental Health Conference, Portland OR – Ted – Keynote – 100+
  41. March 17th – Senate Environment Committee – included in testimony of T. Schettler on kid’s health
  42. March 19th - OASIS (a national organization dedicated to enriching the lives of adults age 50 and older) Cornell Estates, Hillsboro, Oregon - Maye Thompson RN -
  43. April 8th – NE Elderly Regional Conf on Nutrition – Portsmouth, NH – Stein – 50+
  44. April 9th – 35th Annual OSU Gerontology Conference - Corvallis, Oregon. - Maye Thompson RN
  45. April 28th – Presentation at PSR annual chapter leadership meeting, Washington DC – Maria
  46. May 10th – Environmental Drivers of Chronic Disease Training webinar – 13 attendees - Ted
  47. May 14th – Arkansas Public Health Conference – Hot Springs, AK – Closing Keynote – over 200 - Ted
  48. May 18th – Environmental Drivers of Chronic Disease Training webinar – 33 attendees -Ted
  49. May 19th - Environmental Drivers of Chronic Disease Training webinar – 15 attendees - Ted
  50. June 7th – Our Environment, Our Health: A Nurses Call to Action – Baltimore (Teresa Roberts BUSBRP) - Note: Ted was keynote on In Harm’s Way
  51. Aug – Annual NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming) Conference - Jill Stein - "Public Health Imperative for Sustainable Agriculture: Pastured Meat."
  52. Sept 2nd – Multnomah County Library Central Branch, Portland, OR – Maye Thompson RN
  53. Sept – UCSF medical residents – San Francisco Schettler – 40 attendees
  54. Sept 12 – Green Fair Metrowest Medical Center, Natick, MA
  55. Sept 27th – Healthy Aging in MA conference – MA Policy Forum – participate, distribute reports
  56. Sept 30th – Health Professional Advocacy for Safer Chemicals – BU Medical School – Maria
  57. Oct 5th – Catholic Healthcare webinar - Ted
  58. Oct 12, 19, 26, Nov 2 & 9 – Webinar series for AAIDD
  59. Oct 15th – Women’s Health and Environment conference – Univ. of Miami - Ted
  60. Oct 19th – Oregon Public Health Association – poster – Maye
  61. Oct 27th - Senior and Disability Services of Multnomah County – Maye
  62. Nov 5th – Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School - “Aging: Treatment Perspectives and Challenges from Mid-Life On” – Keynote – over 200 expected – Ted
  63. Nov 9th – San Francisco Healthy Aging Summit – Ted; see videos of the main speakers at the summit
  64. Dec 2 – Senator Scott Brown staff, MA – safer chemicals, healthy aging - Maria
  65. 2009 - Jan 22nd – Youth Enrichment Services, Boston, MA
  66. Jan 23rd – Report distribution, briefings (Dr. Whitehouse) at National Institute on Aging meeting, San Diego, CA.
  67. Feb. 3rd - Part of a presentation in a panel discussion exploring convergence of economic, climate and peace issues, Boston, MA.
  68. March 1st – Part of program at rally to end coal,transition to renewable energy. Somerset, MA.
  69. March 4th – Brown bag lunch to environmental and sustainable agriculture activists at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
  70. March 6th - Minneapolis Children's Hospital, sponsored by the League of Women Voters. Report given to the congressional staffer for Rep. McCollum and MN legislator, Karen Clark.
  71. March 6th - International Women's Day Forum on Food and Water, Simmons College, Boston
  72. March 21st – KEXP public radio, Seattle – ½ hr interview with Diane Horn
  73. March 25th  – Bowling Green State Univ – Week of the Brain – 100 attendees
  74. March 26th  – Climate Change and Threats to Healthy Living -Tampa Bay PSR with University of Southern Florida, over 100 attendees
  75. April 4-5th - Student PSR Annual Conf., Mt Sinai Med School NYC – workshop, and also part of plenary to 100
  76. April 8th – AARP Prime Time radio interview with Mike Cuthbert – Washington, DC
  77. April 8th – NPR interview on BisA with Jon Hamilton– Washington, DC – provided background
  78. April 14th  - On keynote panel at conference “Public Health & Medicine at the End of the Oil Age: Challenges and Opportunities” - Bristol Community College, MA – 150 nurses, students,
  79. April 19th   - Simmons College – “Climate Change and Women’s Health” workshop
  80. April 23rd – Coyne Healthcare Center, Rockland, MA
  81. May 7th – CHE Partnership call on “Metabolic Syndrome”
  82. May 18th - At the Clean Med - "Creating Healing Environments" conference, Chicago, IL, Jill spoke on ETHA  and Ted and Jill also held a “book signing” session
  83. June 25th  - Association of Nutrition Services Agencies/NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NUTRITION & AGING SERVICES,  Atlanta, GA – 200+
  84. June 30th – FoodMed in Detroit, MI, the 3rd International Conference on Healthy Food in Healthcare – Ted and Jill - over 150 reports were distributed
  85. July 23 – Ted participated in the invitation-only first Cornell Conference on Aging and the Environment. Discussions focused on the potential impacts of climate change on the elderly; environmental volunteerism among older adults; and the environmental impact of various living environments for the elderly.
  86. August 6th – 2009 Florida Public Health Association and Southern Health Association Joint Annual Educational Conference (August 4 – 7) in Palm Beach Gardens, FL to an audience drawn from attendees from 8 southern public health associations. "Chronic Disease and Climate Change: Common Causes, Common Solutions: Why Low Carbon Living Is Good For Your Health,"  agenda.
  87. Aug 7th – Presentation at Goddard College, VT as part of new curriculum on Social and Ecological Medicine
  88. Sept 15th -16th – Exhibit/participation at CDC conf, "Promoting Environmental and Policy Change to Support Healthy Aging" September 15-16 in Chapel Hill, NC. – report sent to all speakers, report and “Arc of Life” flyer included  in attendee packet – 200+ attendees
  89. Sept 21st - Public testimony to the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health, Providence RI. Discussed the report in testimony and submitted a copy of the report to the panel, who are deciding the ORWH research agenda for the next 12 years – Katie Silberman
  90. Sept 30th – Women physicians group, CA – 18 - Sally Thompson MD
  91. Oct 5th – Evening Grand Rounds, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northampton, MA - Jill
  92. Oct 13th - 6 OASIS (senior education) participants, Portland, OR - Maye
  93. Oct 15th - 8 Oregon AARP staff and volunteers, Portland, OR – Maye Thompson
  94. Oct 18th – MA Relocalization Conference, Roxbury MA – In presentations at  - also exhibited
  95. Oct 26th – 28th   – CDC’s National Environmental Public Health Conference "Healthy People in a Healthy Environment" – two presentations by Ted Schettler and Jill Stein
  96. November 7-11th – Symposium “Environment and Aging: Building Lifelong Communities” at the American Public Health Association 137th Annual Meeting and Expo, November 9 in Philadelphia, PA.  with Drs. Peter Whitehouse, Danny George – 70+ attending – also exhibited
  97. Nov 8th - American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging – Michelle Gottlieb
  98. Dec 2 - Massachusetts Health and Social Services Consortium (HESSCO Elders Services) – Keynote at  Annual Meeting, Walpole, MA – Jill Stein
  99. Dec 3rd –  University of Delaware Nursing School course – videotaped taped 3-part, 1 ½ hr lecture Healthy People, Healthy Planet – at BU Med Center – Jill Stein
  100. 2008 - Sept 26th – American Medical Student Assoc Mt Sinai NYC -workshop, final keynote – over 200.
  101. Sept 29th - Intro of report at HCWH leadership conf
  102. Oct 2nd - PSR national chapter network call (leading to development of PSR working group to develop medical presentation)
  103. Oct 9th - Bristol Community college, part of a presentation on food, climate and chronic disease to sociology classes, Fall River, MA.
  104. Oct 9th - Part of a presentation to a citizens group supporting the Secure Green Future local ballot referendum group, Westport, MA.
  105. Oct 14th - 2 calls – general partners and allies - organized by SEHN – 30 participants
  106. Oct 16th - Part of a presentation on Convergent Solutions to the Climate, Energy, Food and Health Crises - to the Theological Opportunities Program, Cambridge, MA.
  107. Oct 19th - Part of a presentation to a citizens group supporting the Secure Green Future local ballot referendum group, Amherst, MA.
  108. Oct 20th – CHE Partnership call on ETHA, with Dr. Peter Whitehouse – 80 participants
  109. Oct 23rd - Press call w/Goodman Media International
  110. Oct 25th - Part of a presentation to a citizens group supporting the Secure Green Future local ballot referendum group, Fall River, MA.
  111. Oct 28th - Children's Health, Development, and the Environment. Keynote and breakout session; Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) Michigan annual meeting.
  112. November 2nd - Part of a presentation to a citizens group supporting the Secure Green Future local ballot referendum group, Cambridge, MA.
  113. Nov 7th - Sustainable Food teleconference Roundtable for Healthcare Providers, Phila, PA
  114. Nov 12th - Funders network call (4 networks – organized by HEFN and including Smart Growth, Aging, Grantmakers in Health) – 50 participants
  115. Nov16th – Corporate Watchdog Radio interview, station WMUA, Amherst, MA
  116. Nov18th - Part of presentation on the climate/health/economic meltdown - Greenport Forum, Cambridge, MA.
  117. Nov 24th - Presentation to Bristol Community College administration, part of a forum advocating for establishment of a sustainable farming program at the college
  118. Dec 1st - Presentation to Sustainability Manager for Partners Healthcare - Somerville, MA.
  119. Dec 8th – National Student PSR webinar
  120. Maria Valenti presents on health protective chemical policy, Boston University Environmental Health Nursing Collaborative
    Maria Valenti presents on health protective chemical policy, Boston University Environmental Health Nursing Collaborative

     

     

     

    Dr. Peter Whitehouse speaks on his book The Myth of Alzheimer's at APHA
  121. Dr. Peter Whitehouse speaks on his book The Myth of Alzheimer's
    at APHA session on Healthy Aging
    Dr. Ted Schettler speaks with a psychologist from Maine who attended the  Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance conference on aging,  Boston, Nov 2010

    Dr. Ted Schettler speaks with a psychologist from Maine who attended the Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance conference on aging, Boston, Nov 2010

Dr. Ted Schettler, Elise Miller and Erika Hagensen meet to discuss aging and disabilities at Health and Chemical Policy Forum in DC
Dr. Ted Schettler, Elise Miller and Erika Hagensen meet to discuss aging and disabilities at Health and Chemical Policy Forum in DC.

 L-R - Erika Hagensen,Maria Valenti, Karin Russ, Elise Miller and Dr. Ted Schettler at the 2011 Health and Chemical Policy Forum in DC

L-R - Erika Hagensen, Maria Valenti, Karin Russ, Elise Miller and Dr. Ted Schettler at the 2011 Health and Chemical Policy Forum in DC

Past Calls

July 10, 2014 --

CHE Partnership Call - Breathing Deep: Air Pollution, Health, and Public Health Policy
Background Information / Resources

Call Blog
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October 20, 2008 --

CHE Partnership Call - Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging
Background Information / Resources
Call Blog

Download MP3 Recording

 

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