Translating Public Health Insights into Policy Action

Concurrent Sessions 8: 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm, Thursday, September 23, 2021

Drawing on examples ranging from flame retardants to electricity grid design, session presenters will describe efforts to reshape policy in response to insights about public health impacts, including impacts arising from—or amplified by—climate change.


  • Laura Bender, National Assistant Vice President, Healthy Air, American Lung Association


  • Paul Billings, National Senior Vice President, Public Policy, American Lung Association
  • Justin Gundlach, Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU Law School