Advancing Healthy Equity in the Era of the Climate Crisis
Speaker: Surili Patel
Director, Center for Climate, Health and Equity
Deputy Director, Center for Public Health Policy
American Public Health Association
Surili drives strategic development to bridge the gap between public health programs and sound policies. As Director of the Center for Climate, Health and Equity, Surili works to inspire action and advance policies that addresses health at the nexus of climate and equity. As Deputy Director for the Center for Public Health Policy, Surili advises the organization’s most notable environmental health programs, including water safety and security, children’s environmental health, tribal public and environmental health, environmental health messaging, transportation and health, and healthy community design. She applies her role in both Centers to champion diversity and advance health equity and environmental justice while promoting public health solutions.
Participants who complete this webinar will be awarded 1.0 New Jersey Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CE). Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) will receive 1.0 credit.
Rutgers School of Public Health has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs) and by NCHEC as a provider of CHES credits.