Session 4 Extreme Temperature Mortality and Morbidity A Persistent Challenge (Session I)

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room 6B (Austin Convention Center)
Host: Fourth Conference on Environment and Health
Sue M. Estes, NASA/USRA, Public Health, Huntsville, AL

10:30 AM
Climatology and Public Health: The Case of Extreme Events
Paul English, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA
10:45 AM
Heat waves in the United States: definitions, patterns and trends
Tiffany T. Smith, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD; and B. F. Zaitchik and J. M. Gohlke
11:15 AM
Heat-related mortality, public awareness and behaviors: implications for messaging and prevention
Kathryn Lane, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY; and K. C. Wheeler, K. Charles-Guzman, and T. Matte
11:45 AM
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