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
- Simultaneous Interpretation will be provided
- 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)
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.
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:
EPA Region 6
El Paso Border Office
Environmental Health Fellow
Hosted by EPA Region 6
- 2016 Children's Health Symposium (English) in Brownsville, Texas Flyer (PDF)(1 pg, 313 K)
- August 25 Symposium Agenda (English) (PDF)(3 pp, 1 MB)
- August 25 Symposium Final Agenda (Spanish) (PDF)(3 pp, 599 K)
- US Speaker Bios (PDF)(9 pp, 670 K)
- Mexican Speaker Bios (PDF)(3 pp, 185 K)
- Dr Stephen Borron (Childrens Env Health) (PDF)(52 pp, 2 MB)
- Dr Gredia Huerta (ZIKA) (PDF)(58 pp, 2 MB)