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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  • 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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  • 2023 Registration Now Open for USAsthma Summit; 11/10

    November 10th, 2023 – Registration for Allergy & Asthma Network’s 2023 USAsthma Summit is now open. Taking place on Friday, November 10th, 2023, the Summit brings together asthma coalitions, state asthma programs, allergists, community health workers, and other key stakeholders to discuss asthma issues and share best practices and lessons. Topics featured at this year’s…

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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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  • EPA Providing $115m for Diesel Emission Reductions; Deadline 12/1

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of $115 million in grant funding to cut diesel engine emissions. There will be an estimated 4 – 10 awards in each of the EPA’s ten regions. Regional, state, and local agencies, Tribal governments, school districts, and more are encouraged to apply. The grants are…

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