Please join us for the Department of Pediatrics 2023-2024 Academic Year Grand Rounds on Wednesday, December 6, 2023,
Determining to what extent regulations produce the promised health benefits is a critical public health goal. For instance, billions of dollars have been spent implementing regulations to reduce traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) from tailpipe emissions in the United States. However, few health studies have empirically evaluated the direct impact of TRAP reductions on population health. In this talk, Dr. Willis will discuss an ongoing accountability study to determine how different aspects of TRAP regulations have yielded improvements to infant health in Texas.
This meeting will bring together academic, government, and community partners to share research findings, discuss the use of