Asthma Webinars

Asthma webinars present the latest knowledge and information from leading experts and asthma management program champions from across the country. Offered at no-cost, webinars are an opportunity to discover state of the art tools and resources, learn effective strategies in asthma program design and delivery, engage the experts through question and answer sessions, and contribute to the discussion through interactive polling features.

Whether you recently attended a webinar or need more information, access the archived presentation materials and audio/visual recordings below to learn more about home environmental interventions, best practices for asthma management, program evaluation basics, housing code enforcement, and more.

Search and View Webinars:

MCAN
Sara Rosenbaum (The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services), Dr. Floyd Malveaux (The Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc.), Feygele Jacobs (RCHN Community Health Foundation), Dr. Gail Wilensky (Project HOPE), Mary Woolley (Research!America), and Dr. Jeff Levi (Trust for America’s Health)
17 September 2009

Learn about the health reform debate and discuss what it may mean for children, particularly those with asthma. This webinar provides a chance for asthma policy and practice leaders and those in the child health policy, caregiver, and public health communities to hear from and interact with health care and policy experts.

Investing in Best Practices for Asthma
Closing Remarks - Tracy Enger and David Rowson, Environmental Protection Agency
19 June 2007

Hear participant poll results about challenges and successes with asthma education and environmental interventions. Learn how the Online Network supports strategies and information-sharing among community programs.

Investing in Best Practices for Asthma
Polly Hoppin and Laurie Stillman
19 June 2007

Learn about a recommended framework for implementing asthma education and environmental interventions and determine how your program can implement this framework which is grounded in the business case analysis. Hear about the recommended mechanisms of implementation for public and private payers, health care groups and employees, and policymakers.

Investing in Best Practices for Asthma
Molly Jacobs, MPH, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
19 June 2007

Discover the literature reviewed and studies evaluated during the development of the business case. Learn about the evidence on costs for both asthma education and environmental interventions. Listen to how this literature is in practice and benefiting two health plans: Optima Health and the Monroe Plan for Medical Care.

Investing in Best Practices for Asthma
Polly Hoppin, ScD, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
19 June 2007

Hear about environmental triggers and the effectiveness of asthma education and environmental interventions on health outcomes across all risk levels. Learn how the “business case” was established for health care decision-making based on cost savings and cost effectiveness.

Investing in Best Practices for Asthma
Laurie Stillman, MMHS, Asthma Regional Council
19 June 2007

Learn about the history of the Asthma Regional Council, the astonishing asthma statistics in New England, and the Environmental Investments Initiative that became the foundation for the business case.

Investing in Best Practices for Asthma
Introduction —Tracy Enger and David Rowson, Environmental Protection Agency
19 June 2007

Learn about the vision for the Communities in Action for Asthma-Friendly Environments Initiative and how EPA is mobilizing communities.

Community-based Asthma Management
Moderator: Tracey Mitchell, RRT, AE-C, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Presenters: • Kevin D. Hamilton, RRT, Co-Director and CEO, Central California Asthma Collaborative; • Keri Carstairs, M.D., M.B.A., FACEP, FAAP, Chief Population Health Officer, Rady Children’s Hospital–San Diego
26 May 2021

Winners of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2021 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management will share information about—

  • The evolution of their asthma programs and how they’ve adapted during the current COVID-19 crisis.
  • Successful strategies for effective in-home interventions to reduce in-home environmental triggers.
  • Effective approaches to address asthma in communities with health disparities and inequities.
  • Building a sustainable program through reimbursement and other funding options.
Investing in Best Practices for Asthma
Tracy Washington Enger (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), Lisa Jordan (Easy Breathing at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center), Lisa Diaz (L.A. Care Health Plan), John Dowling (Michigan Department of Community Health, Asthma Prevention and Control Program), Melinda Shuler (The Regional Asthma Disease Management Program at Mission Children’s Hospital)
30 May 2012

Hear the 2012 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management winners as they share their best practices and strategies for addressing asthma disparities and building, evaluating and sustaining their comprehensive asthma management programs.

Pages