Building CHW Capacity: Meeting Recordings

RAMP hosts regular convenings for CHWs, promotoras, and others providing asthma education. Below are select recordings of those meetings.

For additional information about future meetings, including how to join them, please visit “Building the capacity of CHWs and promotoras to improve asthma management” here.

  • Community Air Quality Monitoring. Presented by David Chang, MA, Project Coordinator/Health Educator with Tracking California, a program of the Public Health Institute, in partnership with the California Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program. August 15, 2023.
  • Racial Inequities in Asthma Care- History, Findings and Opportunities for Solutions. Presented by Dr. Sande Okelo with the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine,  at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles. July 19, 2023.
  • Asthma and Allergies. Presented by Naveena Bobba, MD, MPH, Deputy Director of Health at San Francisco Department of Public Health. June 22, 2023.
  • An Update on Guidelines-Based Practices in Asthma Management. Presented by Dr. Andi Marmor, Pediatric Asthma/Allergy Clinic, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco. May 24, 2023.
  • Probiotics and Asthma. Presented by Michael D. Cabana, MD, MPH, The Michael I. Cohen, M.D., University Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Physician-in-Chief, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx. April 25, 2023.
  • Gas Stoves and Asthma. Presented by John Balmes, M.D., professor of medicine emeritus at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), professor of environmental health sciences emeritus in the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley, and attending physician in the Division of Occupational, Environmental and Climate Medicine (OECM) and the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH). March 24, 2023.
  • Biologics for the Management of Severe Asthma. Presented by Neeta Thakur, MD, Medical Director of the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) Chest Clinic, University of California, San Francisco. January 17, 2023.
  • Asthma Management for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presented by Sophie Lu, MN, PPCNP-BC, ARNP, Developmental Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, University of Washington. November 30, 2022.
  • Medi-Cal’s Asthma Preventive Services benefit: What we know and what we’re still learning. Anne Kelsey Lamb, Director, RAMP. November 3, 2023. 
  • Asthma, Cannabis, Secondhand & Thirdhand Smoke. Suzaynn F. Schick, PhD Associate Professor, UCSF School of Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. September 20, 2022.
  • Asthma, Wildfire Smoke, and Air Cleaners. Presented by Dr. Gina Solomon with the Public Health Institute and Sharifa Brooks-Smith-Lowe with Regional Asthma Management & Prevention. August 23, 2022
  • Asthma and Pregnancy. Presented by Dr. Michael Schatz with the Department of Allergy at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego and Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology: In Practice. May 3, 2022
  • An in-depth review of asthma medications and a review of the 2020 Focused Updates of the NHLBI Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (EPR-3). Presented by Andrea Marmor, University of California San Francisco, March 24, 2022
  • Multilevel Framework for Consider the Role of Racism in Asthma Outcomes. Presented by Dr. Neeta Thakur, Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician, University of California San Francisco, February 17, 2022
  • Mold in the home. Presented by Natalie Sacramento from the California Department of Public Health’s asthma program, California Breathing, and Amna Haslam from the California Department of Public Health’s Healthy Homes and Communities program. January 19, 2022
  • What do CHWs need to know about asthma guidelines and differences among them? A presentation on the NHLBI Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (EPR-3) + the 2020 Focused Updates vs. the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines. Presented by Andrea Marmor, University of California San Francisco, February 25, 2021
  • Integrated Pest Management. Presented by Chris Geiger, Ph.D., IPM Program Manager at the San Francisco Department of the Environment. November 17, 2021
  • Housing Habitability. Presented by Erin Le, JD, MPH, East Bay Community Law Center. June 22, 2021
  • COVID, Asthma, & Safe Schools. Presented by Naomi Bardach, MD MAS, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Policy in the Department of Pediatrics and the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California San Francisco. May 18, 2021
  • Updates on asthma phenotypes, asthma medications, and devices. Presented by Mindy Benson, Robert Mok, and Cherri Harris with UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. March 17, 2021
  • Beating the Surge with Control of Airborne Exposure: Practical Tools to Prevent Airborne Virus Transmission Risk. Presented by Karen Cohn, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Senior Public Health Consultant and former Program Manager, San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Children’s Environmental Health Promotion Program. February 2, 2021
  • Wildfire smoke and asthma. Presented by Stephanie Holm, MD, MPH, Co-Director of the Western States Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit. August 3, 2020