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2019 Congressional Staff Briefing Resources (August)

14th ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing Resources August 27th, 2019 Washington, D.C.   *This briefing is dedicated to Vicky, an amazing Mesothelioma Warrior and beloved member of the community, who passed away this month. Important Links Speakers Dr. Raja Flores, Chair of the Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Mike Mattmuller, Mesothelioma [...]

2019-08-25T07:08:52-07:00August 16th, 2019|

2019 ADAO Conference Sponsors and Donors

Updated on March 1, 2019 \ 2019 Conference Info | Speakers | Honorees and Keynote Speakers | Know Before You Go | Registration | Marriott Reservations | Agenda | RSVP for Events | Friday – March for Justice and Remembrance | Friday – Trolley Tour |Friday – Casual Dinner | Saturday “Meet the Artists” Reception and Gala Awards Dinner | Sunday Brunch | Speaker Information | Tributes| Sponsors | Media | Meet the Speakers Blog Series | 2019 Livestream | Previous Conferences  2005 – 2018 Conference Infographic | 2005 [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:00-07:00January 15th, 2019|

2019 ADAO Conference Media

2019 Conference Info | Speakers | Honorees and Keynote Speakers | Know Before You Go | Registration | Marriott Reservations | Agenda | RSVP for Events | Friday – March for Justice and Remembrance | Friday – Trolley Tour | Friday – Casual Dinner | Saturday “Meet the Artists” Reception and Gala Awards Dinner | Sunday Brunch | [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:00-07:00January 15th, 2019|

EPA Continues to Ignore Deadly Asbestos Dangers as Seen in Two EPA OIG Reports

Posted on October 2, 2018 Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report revealing that it took seven months for North Carolina officials to contact the EPA after asbestos was identified at a hospital demolition site. After receiving notice of the asbestos exposure, North Carolina took seven months [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:15-07:00October 1st, 2018|

2018 Congressional Staff Briefing Resources (September)

13th ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing Resources September 26, 2018 Washington, D.C. *This briefing was dedicated to Andy Igrejas, a giant in public health advocacy who lost his battle to brain cancer this year. Important Links Briefing Materials ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing Executive Summary ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing: PowerPoint Presentations ADAO Congressional Staff Briefing Speaker Bios [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:17-07:00September 25th, 2018|

“My History of Mesothelioma” – James’ Story

Posted on September 19, 2018 We have been touched by asbestos in individual ways, yet we are joined together by a bond of community. As a testament to the strength of our global family, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is highlighting the courageous stories of our members with the “Share Your Story” feature on our website. [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:18-07:00September 19th, 2018|

RESOURCES: Joint EPA Meeting with Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, AFL-CIO; American Public Health Association OSH Section, Environmental Information Association, International Association of Fire Fighters, and Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families (SCHF)

Joint EPA Meeting with Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, AFL-CIO; American Public Health Association OSH Section, Environmental Information Association, International Association of Fire Fighters, and Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families (SCHF)  March 29, 2018  Washington, D.C. This meeting will be dedicated to Lua, Iva and Fred who died from asbestos poisoning   Important Links To Be Discussed: TSCA implementation: Problem [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:46-07:00March 19th, 2018|

Steven Markowitz, MD, DrPH, ADAO Science Advisory Board Member

Posted on February 14, 2018 Updated on December 14, 2018 Steven Markowitz, MD, DrPH, is an occupational medicine physician, directs the Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment (CCHE) at Queens College, City University of New York and is a member of the ADAO Science Advisory Board. He is Adjunct Professor of Preventive Medicine at [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:49-07:00February 14th, 2018|

2018 ADAO International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference Honorees

ADAO 14th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference “Where Knowledge and Action Unite” April 13 - 15, 2018 Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel   2018 Conference Info | Know Before You Go | Registration | Marriott Reservations | Events | Agenda | RSVP for Events | Newseum Tour and Causal Dinner | "Meet the Artists" Reception and [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:52-07:00February 1st, 2018|

2018 ADAO International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Unity and Remembrance Brunch

ADAO 14th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference “Where Knowledge and Action Unite” April 13 - 15, 2018 Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel 2018 Conference Info | Know Before You Go | Registration | Marriott Reservations | Events | Agenda | RSVP for Events | Newseum Tour and Causal Dinner | "Meet the Artists" [...]

2019-08-03T11:25:55-07:00January 16th, 2018|