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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Asthma - RAMP

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Asthma

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“The CDC asthma teleconference program on Tuesday, September 12th from 12 – 1 p.m. PST will present information information about asthma. David M. Mannino, M.D. will present on the topic Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Asthma””. Dr. Mannino is currently Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky and the Director of the Pulmonary Epidemiology Research Laboratory. He was formerly the chief science officer of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch. He has over 100 publications in leading peer-reviewed journals on topics that range from the epidemiology of lung disease to health effects related to air pollutant exposure. He is an Associate Editor of the journals Thorax and Chest. Call in information is: USA Toll Free Number: 888-381-9691 PASSCODE: Asthma LEADER: Marcia Griffith For security reasons, the passcode and the leader’s name will be required to join the call. Reminder: Attendees can commence calling 10 minutes prior to the start of the teleconference. You will be put on hold until the start of the teleconference. To download the slides go to the CAPHI website, Scroll down the page to Resources and click on CDC Monthly Asthma Teleconference. Marcia F. Griffith, MPH Health Education Specialist CDC/NCEH/EHHE/APRHB 1600 Clifton Road, NE Mailstop E-17 Atlanta, Georgia 30333 404-498-1421 – phone 404-498-1088 – fax”””