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EPA TO HOLD PUBLIC LISTENING SESSION TO FRAME NATIONAL AGENDA ON ENVIRONMENTAL THREATS TO THE HEALTH OF OLDER PERSONS
Release Date: 04/02/2003
Contact Information: Carl Terry, 404-562-8325
|EPA Administrator Christie Whitman will convene the first in a series of six public listening sessions to be held across the country. The public listening sessions are part of a nationwide effort to encourage public participation in the development of a National Agenda on the Environment and the Aging. The National Agenda will build on EPA's ongoing aging research efforts, identify research gaps in environmental health, develop strategies to prepare for a rapidly aging population, and encourage older adults to volunteer in local environmental health awareness and improvement efforts.
Dr. Robert Daughtery, Vice President for Health Services, Dean of the College of Medicine, University of South Florida.
Laurence Branch, PhD., University of South Florida College of Public Health
Maureen S. Kelly, Exec. Dir., West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging
Dr. Robert W. Amler, Chief Medical Officer, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
David B. Struhs, Secretary, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Dr. Bonnie Sorensen, Deputy Secretary, Florida Department of HealthRonald S. Taylor, Director, Statewide Home and Community-Based Services, Department of Elder Affairs
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