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VCCA Webinar Series

Health in Virginia's Changing Climate

Recent Webinar:

Belly of the Beast: Food, Water, and Gastrointestinal Illness in our Changing Climate

Dr. Rebecca Philipsborn

September 17, 2020 12:30-1:30pm

In the sixth installment of VCCA's Health in Virginia's Changing Climate webinar series, Dr. Rebecca Philipsborn of Emory University will discuss the impact of climate change on gastrointestinal health. Dr. Philipsborn will cover how changing precipitation patterns and extreme weather events lead to an altered burden of enteric infections, how climate change threatens access to safe drinking water and food security, and describe health and climate benefits of plant-forward diets.

Past Webinars

September 17, 2020Belly of the Beast: Food, Water, and Gastrointestinal Illness in our Changing Climate - Dr. Rebecca Philipsborn

August 6, 2020 - The Changing Patterns of Harmful Algal Blooms - Dr. Kimberly Reece

July 2, 2020 - The Dangers of Heat Exposure for Outdoor Workers - Drs. Julia Gohlke and Robert Kitchen

June 11, 2020 - The Enduring Legacy of Inequitable Heat Exposure in US Cities - Dr. Jeremy Hoffman

May 6, 2020 - Ticks and Tickborne Diseases of Virginia - Dr. Holly Gaff

April 2, 2020 - Climate Change & Allergic Disease - Dr. Christine James

CME instructions

Physicians can claim free CME instructions via the Inova ICMES site.  Nurses can also use the CME credits and convert them to nursing CEs.

Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health

September CME Webinars

The Security and Sustainability Forum (SSF)  convenes global experts to address the impacts to society from climate and other disruptions to natural systems.  They feature free webinars on energy, food and water security, public health, urban resilience, economic vitality, infrastructure, governance and other impacts that must be solved in meeting climate security challenges.
 
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