Tenth Annual Shale & Public Health Conference
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
from noon to 4pm EST
The conference is presented by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania and hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
This is an online ZOOM conference. Login details will be provided closer to the event.
The conference is free but you need to register!
More information and videos from past conferences: shalepalwv.org
Day 1 – Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Sally Wenzel, MD, Pitt Graduate School of Public Health Opening Remarks
Session 1 Ten years of fracking and research – What have we learned?
Anthony Ingraffea, Dwight C. Baum Professor of Engineering Emeritus, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
David J.X. Gonzalez, PhD, Epidemiologist, Environmental Scientist, and President’s Post-Doctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley
Nicole Deziel, PhD, MHS, Associate Professor, Yale School of Public Health
Session 2 New Evidence
Helena Archer, MPH, UC Berkeley, COVID and exposure to oil and gas
Cassandra Clark, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University, Infant exposure and leukemia
Mary D. Willis, PhD, MPH, Boston University School of Public Health, Gestational hypertension
Longchiang Li, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard University, Exposure to unconventional oil and gas and All-Cause Mortality in Medicare Beneficiaries
Joan Casey, PhD, Assistant Professor, Columbia University, Environmental Justice in Pennsylvania, drilling and Wastewater Disposal
Day 2 Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Meghan Pierce, Executive Director LWVPA Opening Remarks
Session 3 Research and Policy
discussion moderated by Jacquelyn Omotalade, Esq., Policy Manager, Environmental Health Project
PA Rep. Rick Krajewski
CA Chief of Staff Cynthia Alvarez (for California State Senator Lena Gonzalez)
Ned Ketyer, MD, FAAP, President of Physicians for Social Responsibility PA
Session 4 Community Voices: Research to Action
Robin Lesko, Senior Organizer, Food & Water Watch, Allegheny County Parks action
Kearni Warren, Energy Justice Network
Wesley Silva, Former Marianna Borough Council President Washington County, PA
Cultivando – Detlev Helmig, PhD, Principal Boulder Atmosphere Innovation Research, LLC (Scientist)
Laura Martinez, Promotora (Environmental Justice)
Olga Gonzalez (Executive Director) Cultivating community leadership to advance health equity through collaboration, advocacy, and policy change.
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