National Heat-Health Surveillance Expert Workshop, March 17-18, 2015

Overview
May 05, 2015

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and NRDC's Science Center convened a National Heat-Health Surveillance Expert Workshop to discuss the development and dissemination of more robust, rapid tracking and estimation of the health impacts of extreme heat. The workshop was held in New York, March 17-18, 2015, hosted and co-sponsored by the Climate & Health Program, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, New York, NY. Other co-sponsors included: American Public Health Association, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, California Environmental Health Tracking Program, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, National Association of County and City Health Officials, and the Public Health Institute's Center for Climate Change and Health.

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