Climate and Health in the 406 Conference

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Climate and Health in the 406 Conference

The climate crisis is a health crisis. Discover the many ways you can create a healthier state with health professionals from all over MT.

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Carroll College Campus Center - All Saints Hall ("The Cube") 1601 North Benton Avenue Helena, MT 59625

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About this event

  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Continuing Education credits are $75. All other attendees, please support us with a donation and check out with pay-what-you-can tickets! (CE available for nurses, physicians, pharmacists and sanitarians).

Montana Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate is a collective of health professionals, working with communities, nonprofit organizations, public agencies and health systems throughout Montana to address climate change as a public health issue.

This one-day conference, co-hosted with with the Montana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Carroll College, will focus on healthcare sustainability; wildfire smoke (and its' effects on people who are disabled, pregnant people and children, and under-served populations); and climate-positive healthcare activism. Virtual and in-person options.

Speakers: 

Lisa Patel, MD, MS, Climate Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Stanford; Director, Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health - Overview of Climate Change and Human Health

Beth Schenk, PhD, RN, FAAN Executive Director of Environmental Stewardship, Providence; Board member, ANHE, MTHPHC, Climate Smart Missoula – Decarbonizing Healthcare

James Crooks, PhD, MS - Researcher, National Jewish - Wildfire Smoke and Human Health

Barbara Easterlin, PhD, Program Co-lead, Climate Psychology Certification at CIIS (and Executive Committee Member of Climate Psychology Alliance of North America) - Effects of Climate Change on Mental Health

This conference is possible thanks to the generosity of our fantastic sponsors.

Principal Sponsor: Providence St. Patrick Hospital

Major Sponsor: St. Peter's Health

Supporting Sponsors: Logan Health Medical Center, Montana Asthma Control Program (DPHHS)