Current Topics Impacting Asthma: Asthma and Housing – November 13, 2013

The goal of this meeting is to improve understanding about the impact of the home environment on asthma; create a dialogue among medical, public health and housing professionals about asthma-friendly housing and identify collaborations to improve asthma-friendly housing

Opening Remarks
Stacy Ignoffo, MSW; Chicago Asthma Consortium

Meeting Purpose
Helen Margellos-Anast, MPH; Sinai Urban Health Institute

What is Asthma-Friendly Housing: State of the Research
Ginger Chew, ScD; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Building Standards and Asthma 

Cort Lohff, MD; Chicago Department of Public Health

Panel Discussion
Moderator: 
Helen Margellos-Anast, MPH; Sinai Urban Health Institute
Panelists:
Catherine Baker, AIA; Landon Bone Baker Architects
John Bartlett, Metropolitan Tenants Organization
Ginger Chew, ScD; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Vairneke Lesley; University of Illinois at Chicago
Cort Lohff, MD; Chicago Department of Public Health
Molly Martin, MD; Rush University Medical Center
Sophia Ragland; Caregiver

Participant Discussion and Summary