Perspectives on the Health Effects of Wildfire Smoke Intrusions

April 28 Session Agenda:  Perspectives on the Health Effects of Wildfire Smoke Intrusions 

12:00 –12:30 pm ET Opening Welcome
Brian Bunger, A&WMA President 

Keynote Presentation: Health Effects of Natural Disasters — The Broader View 
Suzanne Grimmesey, PIO/Chief Quality Control and Strategy Officer, Dept. of Behavioural Wellness, County of Santa Barbara
12:30 – 1:30 pm ET Introduction and meeting focus
Conference Chair: Scott Freeburn 

Wildfire Impacts and the Public Health Response in Oregon
Carol A. Trenga, PhD, MS. Environmental Epidemiologist, Oregon Health Authority

Observed Increased COVID-19 Mortality with 2020 Wildfire Smoke Storms in the San Francisco Bay Area
Samuel L. Altshuler, PE, BCEE, Paulina C. Altshuler, DO, Angelina A. Fishler, Ph.D.
1:30 – 1:45 pm ET Break 
1:45 – 3:30 pm ET Short-term Exposures to Peak PM Levels
Michael Kleinman, Ph.D., Universtiy of California-Irvine

Wildfire Smoke Effects Research and Looking Ahead
Sumi Hoshiko, Research Scientist, California Department of Public Health

Washington Wildfire Smoke Impacts and Public Health Response
Julie Fox, Ph.D., MHS, Air Quality Epidemiologist, Washington State Department of Health

Session  Q & A and open discussion with all presenters