Recent RAMP Events

  • RAMP CHW Meeting: Updates on Asthma, Cannabis, Secondhand & Thirdhand Smoke; 4/4

    On April 4, 2024, RAMP hosted a meeting on “Updates on Asthma, Cannabis, Secondhand & Thirdhand Smoke, presented by Suzaynn F. Schick, PhD Associate Professor, UCSF School of Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. You can view a recording of the meeting here.

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  • Sustainable Transportation, Air Quality, and Climate Webinar; Recoding Available 

    California needs to advance an ambitious sustainable transportation, air quality, and climate protection agenda while also navigating challenges like substantial budget deficits. At a webinar sponsored by RAMP in partnership with the American Lung Association on March 14th, 2024, experts and advocates discussed opportunities to engage in upcoming policy processes to improve air quality, transportation,…

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  • RAMP CHW Meeting: Mapping Asthma ED Visits to Identify Substandard Housing; 2/27

    On February 27th, RAMP hosted a CHW Meeting on “Mapping asthma ED visits to identify substandard housing,” presented by Elizabeth Samuels, MD, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles and Adam Haber, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. You can view a recording of the…

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  • RAMP CHW Meeting: How Digital Media Impacts Patient Asthma Care Decisions; 1/24

    On January 24th at 12pm Pacific Time, RAMP hosted a CHW Meeting on “How Digital Media Impacts Patient Asthma Care Decisions,” presented by David Stukus, MD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Director of the Food Allergy Treatment Center, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine. This presentation highlighted the important role of CHWs…

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  • Webinar Recording: Racism, Housing, and Asthma: A Conversation

    Regional Asthma Management & Prevention (RAMP) and the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) jointly hosted a conversation on December 11, 2023 on the connections between racism, housing, and asthma with three of the country’s leading practitioners and researchers in this space: Among those providing asthma home visiting services and/or working toward scaling and sustaining…

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  • Webinar Recording: California Air Agency Shares Research Findings on Port and Air Pollution Impacts on Asthma in Southern California

    On November 15th, 2023, from 1:00-3:00 Pacific, researchers presented findings from an analysis quantifying the impact of exposure to air pollution from train and port operations, as well as air toxics from multiple sources, on asthma symptoms and Emergency Department (ED) visits within vulnerable communities in Southern California. The webinar recording is available here. The…

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  • RAMP CHW Meeting: Helping Clients Protect Their Health During Extreme Heat

    On September 6, 2023, Daniel Woo, Team Lead, Climate Change & Health Equity Section, and Abigail Ramirez, Health Program Specialist, with the California Department of Public Health Office of Health Equity, presented “Helping Clients Protect Their Health During Extreme Heat.” To view the full presentation, click here. To view the slides from the presentation, click…

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  • RAMP CHW Meeting – Racial Inequities in Asthma Care-History, Findings and Opportunities for Solutions

    Dr. Sande Okelo with the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine,  at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles., presented “Racial Inequities in Asthma Care – History, Findings and Opportunities for Solutions.” on July 19, 2023. To view the full presentation, click here. RAMP hosts regular convenings for CHWs, promotoras,…

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  • RAMP CHW Meeting: Asthma and Allergies

    Naveena Bobba, MD, MPH, Deputy Director of Health at San Francisco Department of Public Health, presented “Asthma and Allergies” on June 22, 2023. To view the full presentation, click here. RAMP hosts regular convenings for CHWs, promotoras, and others providing asthma education. For additional information about future meetings, including how to join them, please visit our…

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