Indoor Air Quality Initiative

Building Health Professional Capacity to Reduce Public Exposure to Indoor Pollutants

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ACPM Staff, IAQ Initiative

Michele Surricchio, MPH, CHES
Director of Programs

Maya Nath
Project Coordinator

Skill-Building Institutes for Health Care Professionals

The College convenes in-person workshops in conjunction with major national meetings across the country. Institutes feature leading environmental health experts who train providers how to use tools to counsel patients, especially parents with potentially exposed children and low income individuals, and manage exposure to indoor asthma triggers and ETS.

In-Person Trainings

There are no in-person trainings currently scheduled, if you’re Interested in bringing any of these free ACPM training institutes to your meeting or event please contact: Michele Surricchio, Director of Programs,

Recorded Archives

A Skill-Building Institute for Health Care Professionals on Managing Exposures to Indoor Asthma Triggers

James R. Roberts, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina

Lois Wessel, RN, CFNP

Associate Director for Programs, Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU)

Session 6:
Improving Indoor Air Quality and Managing Asthma from the Clinic to the Community:
A Skill-Building Institute for Health Care Professionals

Held in conjunction with Preventive Medicine 2009

Panel Organizations:


Boston Medical/Boston University School of Medicine


US Environmental Protection Agency


Association of Clinicians for the Underserved


Naval Medical Center San Diego


The Children’s Clinic, Serving Children and Families

This meeting has been held in conjunction with some of the Nation’s leading health care professional/public health meetings including: American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Annual Meeting, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Annual Meeting, National Environmental Public Health Conference , Preventive Medicine

These programs were developed under Cooperative Agreement No. XA-833127-01 awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It has not been formally reviewed by EPA. The views expressed in these activities are solely those of American College of Preventive Medicine and EPA does not endorse any products or commercial services mentioned in these programs.