Border 2020

Region 6: Children's Environmental U.S.-MX Border Symposium (2016) in Brownsville, Texas

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Children's Environmental Health on the Border

Protecting Children Where they Live, Learn and Play

The symposium will provide important information regarding the link between the impacts of the environment on children’s health. Sessions are being planned for health care providers, academics, community health workers, policy makers, social workers and community leaders.  Registration is Free

Those unable to attend can view the event live-streamed the day of for the sessions that take place in the PlainsCapital El Gran Salon at:

  • Simultaneous Interpretation will be provided


    Parking Information:​

    • Registered and confirmed attendees will receive a visitor parking 1-day permit a week prior to the symposium. The permit will be valid for Visitor or Zone 1 Parking spaces at the campus (Map)

    Accreditation Statement:
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation:
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum for 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Ethics Credit: This activity provides 1 CME credit hour towards the annual requirement of the Texas Medical Board for continuing medical education credit in medical ethics or professional responsibility.

    Continuing Education Credits for Promotoras:
    Unfortunately, we will no longer be able to offer certificed CEUs for promotoras.

    For additional information regarding symposium, contact:

    Maria Sisneros
    Environmental Engineer
    EPA Region 6
    El Paso Border Office
    Office: 915-533-7273

    Heather Hollen
    Environmental Health Fellow
    Hosted by EPA Region 6
    Dallas Office
    Office: 214-665-8039

    Symposium Documents:

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