Webinars, Events, & Opportunities

We at RAMP work to build the capacity of asthma stakeholders and to bring people together for peer learning and network development. As part of this work, we host webinars, workshops, network meetings, and conferences. Below, you’ll find information about upcoming events as well as materials from past events. The list below also includes events for asthma stakeholders hosted by our partners.

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  • Webinar Recording: Asthma Home Visiting Services for Tribal Communities

    Asthma inequitably affects Tribal communities. Asthma home visiting services can help Tribes reduce asthma disparities while also addressing other challenges like poor housing quality and growing climate concerns including wildfire smoke.  On Monday, June 3, 2024, RAMP hosted a webinar for participants to learn about:  Speakers included:  Both English and Spanish versions of the webinar…

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  • RAMP CHW Meeting: Wildfire smoke updates; 8/12/24

    Wildfire smoke updates and resources. -The latest research on wildfire smoke presented by Stephanie Holm, MD, MPH, Co-Director of the Western Stated Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit. -How to select air cleaners for your clients and resources on proper use and maintenance from Anne Kelsey Lamb, MPH, Director of Regional Asthma Management & Prevention. For…

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  • CA Healthy Housing Coalition Hosting Webinar on Tenant Protections from Wildfire Smoke; 6/24

    The California Healthy Housing Coalition’s Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Workgroup is hosting a series of webinars for tenant-serving organizations focused on IAQ, health, and tenants’ rights.  This month the Workgroup will host a session focused on wildfire smoke with practical advice on ways tenants can protect themselves during wildfire smoke event.  The webinar is scheduled…

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  • Association of Asthma Educators Hosting Annual Conference; 7/17-19 

    The Association of Asthma Educators is hosting its Annual Conference from July 17-19 in Charlotte, North Carolina. This year’s theme is TEAM Approach to Holistic Asthma Care: Together, Education, Advocacy, Management.    The conference will feature dual track learning sessions, a general session, and breakout sessions. Attendees will share new knowledge gained at this conference with…

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  • RAMP CHW Meeting: An Update on Guidelines-Based Practices in Asthma Management

    On June 11, 2024, the RAMP CHW meeting focused on “An Update on Guidelines-Based Practices in Asthma Management,” presented by Dr. Andi Marmor, Pediatric Asthma/Allergy Clinic, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco. Slides from her presentation can be found here. The meeting recording is here. For more information, or to be added…

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  • Nomination Period Now Open for HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Healthy Homes 

    The US Department of Housing and Urban Development has opened nominations for the HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Healthy Homes. The award is designed to highlight the impact healthy housing can play in improving health and well-being of individuals and communities. Criteria focuses on health equity, innovative approaches, best practices, policies, research, and community…

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  • Community Action to Fight Asthma (CAFA) Virtual Summit: May 29-30, 2024

    RAMP hosted the Community Action to Fight Asthma (CAFA) Virtual Summit on May 29-30, 2024. Day 1 of the Summit featured opening remarks by California Senate Majority Leader, Lena A. Gonzalez, followed by a panel on MediCal’s asthma policies and a presentation on the latest scientific research on indoor air quality. The day closed with…

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  • 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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