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ORD-State Cooperation is Essential to Help States Address Contemporary Environmental Public Health Challenges
Cascio, W. ORD-State Cooperation is Essential to Help States Address Contemporary Environmental Public Health Challenges. ORD State Coordination Team, Res. Triangle Park, NC, April 04, 2018.
Dr. Cascio’s presentation will demonstrate that recently established relationship with public health organizations are increasing communication, cooperation among both federal and non-federal partners and these relationship are producing outstanding results.
Dr. Cascio’s presentation “ORD-State Cooperation is Essential to Help States Address Contemporary Environmental Public Health Challenges” at ORD’s State Coordination Team Meeting will highlight the role that ORD science and technical expertise in helping the States achieve the mission of protecting human health and the environment. The challenge associated with environmental protection today have varying spatial scales and long temporal scales, and are complex, affected by many interacting factors, difficult to define, unstable and socially complex, have no clear solution or end point and extend beyond the understanding of one discipline. ORD helps the EPA meet its statutory responsibilities by providing accurate information through tools and data resources to effectively participate in managing human health and environmental risks by the States. Dr. Cascio’s presentation will provide real-word examples of how ORD science is being translated into actions used by public health officials to protect the public health.