RAMP Digest – March 18, 2010


18 March 2010


EPA IAQ Tools for Schools Program Presents: Finding Solutions: The Virtual Walk-through Webinar, March 25th

Webinar: Managing Asthma in Urban Areas and Its Link to Air Pollution, April 7th

Addressing Asthma in Schools: RAMP’s 7th Annual Regional Roundtable, April 15th

2010 Pediatric Asthma Forum in Oakland, CA, April 17th

Save the Date: Briefing and Strategy Session on Slum Housing: L.A.’s Hidden Health Crisis, April 20th

Save the Date: Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) presents the 2nd Annual “Love Yo Mama” Earth Day event, April 24th

Save the Date: 2010 California Clinical Asthma Summit Hosted by The California Asthma Public Health Initiative (CAPHI), June 29th

MacArthur Foundation Seeks Research Proposals on How Housing Matters to Families and Communities; Initial Brief Abstract Due: March 22nd

Reformulated Gasoline Settlement Fund Announces Grants to Achieve Fuel or Air Emission Benefits; Applications due: May 3rd

The Health Effects Institute (HEI) Announces Funding for Research on the Health Effects of Air Pollution; Preliminary applications due: May 18th

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding Partnerships Announces 2011 Call for Proposals; Applications due: June 30th


Golden Valley Health Centers in Merced , CA Seek Program Associate. Open until filled.

Los Angeles Unified School District Seeks a Volunteer Parent Representative to Serve on the Integrated Pest Management Team. Open until filled.


Article Reviews Airborne Allergens as the Major Cause of Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma

Study Suggests Use of Acetaminophen in Pregnancy is Associated with Increased Asthma Symptoms in Children

RAND Report: Cost and Health Consequences of Air Pollution in California

Study Evaluates the Effects of Traffic-Related Outdoor Air Pollution on Children, Taking into Account Indoor Air Pollution, in Indonesia

Study Determines the Need for Customized Childhood Asthma Treatment

Report Illustrates How Better Use of Existing Programs Could Yield Significant Improvements in Childhood Asthma

EPA Launches Rulemaking Gateway, a New Website to Increase Transparency of Proposed Regulations

Study Confirms Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Link To Childhood Wheeze, Asthma

Research Concludes that Lower Socio Economic Status (SES) is Associated with Worse Asthma Morbidity

Free Brochure: What Your Doctor Wants You to Know About Air Pollution

National Center for Healthy Housing Releases Tools and Training Resources for Affordable Housing Professionals

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