Public Health's Legal Authority and Safe Drinking Water

Webinar //

Date:

Apr 05 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Description

The Flint, Michigan, water crisis is a wake-up call to the country about the safety of its drinking water. This webinar will examine the regulation of drinking water quality as a health equity issue and identify some potential ways public health practitioners can address it. Specifically, presenters will describe the Flint water crisis and explain what role public health can help play in maintaining the quality of drinking water. This is part of APHA's three-part webinar series on lead exposure and health.

Presenters

Monna Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP,
Director, Pediatric Residency Program, Hurley Medical Center

William Piermattei, JD
Managing Director, Environmental Law Program, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Paul A. Biedrzycki, MPH, MBA, CIH
Director, Disease Control and Environmental Health, City of Milwaukee Health Department

Moderator 

Montrece Ransom, JD, MPH
Team Lead, Public Health Law Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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