SDE: Lead Poisoning Guidelines - Acknowledgments

Acknowledgments

Numerous professionals contributed to the development of the Education Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Lead Poisoning in Children (Guidelines). It was through their leadership, dedication and persistence that this document has become a resource to address and promote lead awareness and management in Connecticut schools.
A special thank-you to Nadine C. Schwab, MPH, RN, independent school heath consultant, for the intensive research and thorough documentation captured in the Guidelines.
Gratitude is also extended to the following individuals who contributed to the Education Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Lead Poisoning in Children:
  • Stephanie Knutson, MSN, RN, project manager
  • Vivian Cross, Ed.D, executive director of the Foundation for Educational Advancement and Consultant and Member of the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention's (ACCLPP) Educational Interventions for Lead Exposed Children Work Group
  • Francesca Provenzano, MPH, program supervisor, Lead and Healthy Homes Program, Connecticut Department of Public Health
  • Cheryl Resha, EdD, MSN, RN 
  • Sherin S. Stahl, Ph.D., director of psychological services, Yale New Haven Regional Lead Treatment Center and Healthy Homes Program
  • Armin Theis, PhD, ABPP/ABCN, associate clinical professor and clinical neuropsychologist, Yale School of Medicine
  • Krista M. Veneziano, MPH, epidemiologist, Lead and Healthy Homes Program, Connecticut Department of Public Health
  • Michael Tavernier, Education Consultant, Connecticut State Department of Education
Appreciation is given to the following individuals for reviewing all or sections of this guide:
  • Ronald Angoff, MD, school medical adviser and past president Connecticut Chapter AAP
  • Carl Baum, MD, FAAP, FACMT, associate professor of pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine and Center for Children's Environmental Toxicology, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
  • Joan Cagginello, RN, MS, nurse administrator, Milford Health Department and Association of School Nurses of Connecticut (ASNC) executive board member
  • Michael Corjulo, APRN, CPNP, AE-C, health services coordinator, ACES and president-elect, ASNC
  • Cynthia Gilchrest, director of pupil services and director of elementary education, Westport Public Schools
  • Ronald Kraatz, Project director, LAMPP Project, Connecticut Children's Medical Center
  • Jocelyn Mackey, Ph.D., education consultant for school psychology and primary mental health program manager, Connecticut State Department of Education
  • Kimberly A. Sandor, MSN, FNP, consultant 
  • Martin Sklaire, MD, school medical adviser and chair of Connecticut American Academy of Pediatrics School Health Committee
  • Marie M. Spivey, EdD, RN, vice president, Health Equity, Connecticut Hospital Association and chair, Connecticut Commission on Health Equity
  • Raja Staggers-Hakim, Ph.D., MPH, executive director, State of Connecticut Commission on Health Equity
  • Michael Tavernier, education consultant, Bureau of Special Education, Connecticut State Department of Education
  • Ann Louise Thompson, chief, Bureau of Special Education, Connecticut State Department of Education
  • Steve Updegrove, MD, school medical adviser, New Haven Public Schools
 




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