August 25, 2015
Area(s) of Interest: Professional Development & Education Public Health
The California Asthma Summit 2015, presenting the latest research from asthma experts, will take place October 14-15 at The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities in Los Angeles. Register by September 1 and save $50 off your ticket, which includes registration, breakfast, lunch, conference materials and resources, and continuing education credits.
This two-day summit, presented by the California Department of Public Health and the Sequoia Foundation, will bring together renowned asthma researchers and stakeholders to connect and share works, theories and direction to plan and develop strategies to address the burden of asthma. Learn about cutting edge research, interventions and policies related to asthma and psychosocial stressors, microbiome, obesity, indoor air quality, new treatments, traffic, epigenetics and more. This conference is designed for physicians, nurses, researchers, asthma advocates, health educators, asthma educators, policymakers and environmental health advocates.
Conference sessions include these topics and many more:
- The Impact of Adversities on the Development and Management of Asthma
- Healthy Schools: Reducing Absences Due to Asthma
- Payment for Asthma Care: The Changing Landscape of Covered Services
- Pediatric Obesity-Related Asthma: Time for Recognition and Intervention
Register early, as there are only 200 seats available. For more information, including full conference schedule and registration, go to www.calasthmasummit.org.