US Climate and Health Alliance

Climate Change and Reproductive Health: What Providers Should Know and Do

Location: Webinar, register here.

Sponsor: Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU)

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These presentations focus on the impact of environmental exposures to chemicals on human health at the vulnerable stages of in utero and pediatric development. A number of topics will be included – all of them relevant to questions of exposure and health effects, with consideration of risk reduction. Speakers will include physicians and PhD subject matter experts, as well as individuals with expertise in areas such as home assessment, laboratory analysis, and risk communication.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this module, participants should be able to:
  • Describe ways that climate impacts health
  • Identify the most common impacts of climate changes on maternal health and birth outcomes
  • List strategies and resources that health professionals can use to assist child-bearing women to reduce health risks from climate changes


Laura Anderko, PhD, RN
Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Katie Huffling, MS, RN, CNM
Director of Programs
Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments
Mount Rainier, MD