Air Quality, Transportation, and Respiratory Disease
Integrate skills and knowledge to effectively advocate for and evaluate public health policy, legislation, and regulations that
a) protect and promote the public’s health, and
b) effectively reduce negative environmental impacts and promote healthier environments.
Competency Four Analyze terminology, definitions, data sources, principles, and limitations related to the epidemiology of public health.
1. Determine the role of individuals, industries, and groups, as well as federal, state, and local agencies in air pollution control.
2. Use visual aids, such as charts and graphs, as educational tools.
3. Report the varied health and ecological consequences of air pollution.
4. Use memos to communicate internal information.
M7 Air Pollution Program Memo
Based on your review of the Air Pollution and Respiratory Health website (Learning Activity #2), your textbook, and the internet, write a one- to two-page memo to introduce Healthy People 2020′s focus on
Air Quality, Transportation, and Respiratory Diseases. Include some of the concepts introduced in the Keil and Ferng readings.
Memos should introduce material in an engaging manner without lecturing. The tone should be professional and cordial. After all, these are your colleagues you are writing to.
Assume your reader will be reading your memo in a digital format.
This will allow you to make hyperlinks to referenced web pages and websites in the body of the memo. For information on how to make hyperlinks in Microsoft Word, please see Learning Activity #6.
You will be evaluated on the appropriateness of your extended material