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Climate Change and Its Impact on Women & Children's Health: Information for the PEHSUs

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This webinar, originally presented on July 26, 2016, is part of an ongoing series of educational presentations by experts on issues that focus on current and emerging aspects of pediatric and reproductive environmental health.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain how climate change will impact human health
  • Identify specific risks to the health of women of reproductive age and children
  • Utilize the “The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment” as a tool for developing educational materials for use by the PEHSUs

Presented By:

Allison Crimmins
Environmental Scientist
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, DC

Lesley Jantarasami
Climate Science and Policy Analyst
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Washington DC, 20460

John Balbus, MD, MPH
Senior Advisor for Public Health
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD

Perry Sheffield, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Departments of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics
Icahn School of Medicine

Ari Bernstein, MD MPH
Associate Director
Center for Health and the Global Environment
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Boston, MA

Approximate Completion Time

60 minutes

Continuing Education Information

This course qualifies as continuing education for physicians, nurses, certified health education specialists and other professionals provided by the Centers for Disease Control and its partners. 

Origination Date – 08/30/16
Expiration Date – 08/30/18

CE Available

1.0 CME (for physicians)

1.0 CME (attendance for non-physicians)

1.0 CNE (for nurses)

.10 CEU (for other professionals)

1.0 CHES (for certified health education specialists)

Accreditation Statements


This material was supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and funded (in part) by the cooperative agreement FAIN: 1U61TS000237-02 from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).

Acknowledgement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports the PEHSU by providing partial funding to ATSDR under Inter-Agency Agreement number DW-75-95877701. Neither EPA nor ATSDR endorse the purchase of any commercial products or services mentioned in PEHSU publications.

Training Material

  • Presentation
  • Post-Test
  • Presentation PDF
  • How To Obtain Continuing Education Credit